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Mark Adlington A Memory of Elephants John Martin Gallery: 13 – 29 September 2018 38 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4JG Mon – Fri 10-6, Saturday 10-1:30 “This exhibition is called “A Memory of Elephants” after their collective noun but unusually, most of the paintings are of individuals. Age, gender, size, beauty, character, eccentricity, boldness, or the lack of it, defined each elephant I was lucky…

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Monarch of the Glen: secured for the nation

Posted by Published on July 27, 2017

Earlier this year, The National Galleries of Scotland acquired one of the most famous paintings of the nineteenth century, The Monarch of the Glen for the nation.  The acquisition was made possible thanks to a range of donations from the public, trusts, foundations and a part gift by previous owners, Diageo Scotland Ltd. The painting, by Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73) will live in the heart of Edinburgh at the…

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So What’s The Deal With: Owls

Posted by Published on May 22, 2017

So What’s The Deal With: Owls Illustrated by what are, IMHO, Bridgeman’s top ten owls. The first time I met an owl was on a Groupon thing somewhere in a home county. I got up super early and got on a train and gave a man my voucher and then I got to meet an owl. I learned a lot of things very quickly: 10….

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Cute Animals

Posted by Published on March 8, 2017

Pets are a great way to beat the blues, offering unconditional love and companionship. No furry-legged friend? Well, your next best bet is a specially curated gallery of adorable pups, cute cubs and curious kittens from the whole spectrum of art history and beyond, sure to warm the cockles of even the hardest heart. See a few of my favourites below; from the mythical animals…

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Animals that Changed History

Posted by Published on March 6, 2017

As Footage Manager I get to watch and catalogue all manner of unusual and varied historical footage, making me well placed to find the right pieces of footage for the right projects. One of our recent (and less specific) requests had me looking for footage of “animals that changed history”. I’ll admit that I rolled my eyes at first, expecting to find one tenuously relevant…

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In July this year, a worldwide furore was sparked concerning the death of a beloved lion. Cecil was a 13-year old male Southwest African lion and the best-known animal at Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. The magnificent beast was slain when an American dentist paid a professional hunter $50,000 to help kill him. Barbaric actions in the name of a vain and meaningless trophy. Cecil made headlines due to…

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  We are absolutely thrilled to be collaborating with the award-winning Wilderness Festival, an unmissable 4-day extravaganza brimming with fantastic music, art, cuisine, performances and relaxation. This year the festival has a special addition of affordable art classes available. Hat Tricks workshop at Wilderness Festival Book here Friday 7.30 – 8.30pm / 7 August 2015 Heads up! Bridgeman Studio artist Holly Frean will be giving…

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It’s National Pet Month, an annual celebration of our furry friends, beloved birds, amphibious acquaintances and everything in between! This year National Pet Month is running from 01 April – 04 May, and in honour of this occasion we’re sharing a collection of some of our favourite paintings of canine companions. (Don’t worry cat lovers, there’ll be a post for you too!) People have been depicting domestic…

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