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Launching on the 5th of October 2019 to celebrate Black History month in the UK and promoting the Art of Diversity, the international Bridgeman Studio Award is sponsored this year by Verizon Media. Now in its 6th year, the Bridgeman Studio Award is the fastest growing contemporary art competition for artists, illustrators and fine art photographers. Our partnership with Verizon Media continues a legacy of previous competitions where the Bridgeman Studio…

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We are excited to announce the launch of the Bridgeman Studio Award 2018. Now in its 5th year, Bridgeman Studio Award is the fastest growing contemporary art competition for artists, illustrators, and fine art photographers. Partnering with the Affordable Art Fair in New York and London, this year’s prize is our biggest and best yet. Our partnership with the Affordable Art Fair continues a legacy…

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The Dark Self exhibition

Posted by Published on June 16, 2017

This summer, Bridgeman Studio Artist Susan Aldworth will host a new exhibition The Dark Self  at York St Mary’s, which is a deconsecrated medieval church.     A highly original and experimental artist known for her unorthodox printmaking techniques and philosophical investigations into the human brain and identity, Aldworth challenges us to consider what happens to the self in the dark time of sleep.    …

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Take a look at highlights from Bridgeman Studio and the Artists’ Collecting Society’s trip to Cornwall in March 2017 Last month, the Bridgeman Studio team took a trip down to Cornwall to visit a number of artists and their Porthmeor Studios. Whilst in Cornwall, we also took a trip to Falmouth Art School where we visited the studios, met with students and gave a talk on all things…

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Over the past ten years, the Artist’s Resale Right (ARR) has benefited countless artists and estates in its distribution of royalty payments. First introduced into the UK on the 14th of February 2006, the intellectual property right entitles visual artists to a percentage of the sale price whenever their work is resold. As the UK celebrates its implementation, the Artists’ Collecting Society looks back at…

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Lucian Freud’s moving paintings of his second wife are currently on show at Ordovas, London (until 1st August 2015). ‘Girl – Lucian Freud’ presents one of Freud’s most famous portraits in a completely new light: by displaying the woman in the painting alongside her actual image through archival photography.   The subject of this small but beautifully curated survey is Lady Caroline Blackwood, best known as…

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English artist Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903 – 1975) is credited for being ‘one of the few women artists to achieve international prominence’ *. Her art is renowned for exemplifying Modernism and in particular modernist sculpture.   1. Life in St. Ives Hepworth was a famous figure in the colony of artists who resided in St. Ives and lived during the Second World War. She produced her…

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