Tag: Art

Our partner for the Bridgeman Studio Award 2018 is Affordable Art Fair in London and New York. We thought we would tell you more about them, and why they are one of the most important champions of upcoming and contemporary artists around today…   A bit of history… Affordable Art Fair was founded in 1999 by Will Ramsay as an alternative to the traditional gallery scene.  The first Affordable…

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“A snake, am I? Perhaps you’d like to see how ssssnakelike I CAN BE” – Jafar     The history of The World’s Greatest Dog Show has had its Eastenders moments – the poison scandal of 2015, the streaker of 2010, the time that dog did a poo, most years. But the 2018 Crufts finale was a classic: in protest at the canine eugenics of pedigree breeding,…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928), architect, designer, fine artist and the founder of the “Glasgow Style” or the “Glasgow School” turns 150 in June. We take a brief look at the great man’s career and work. The beginning.. Born in Glasgow on 7 June 1868 (the fourth of eleven children), Mackintosh was apprenticed to a local architect John Hutchison, but in 1889…

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The Royal Air Force is the world’s oldest independent air force, formed towards the end of WWI on 1st April 2018.  It was to become the largest air force in the world, and has since played an invaluable role in British military history particularly during WWII and the Battle of Britain. The beginning In April 1911, an air Battalion of the British army’s Royal Engineers…

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Top Art Exhibitions: April 2018

Posted by Published on March 20, 2018

  Tom Hammick : Lunar Voyage Flowers Gallery, London, UK – 16 March – 5 May 2018 Exhibition of woodcuts, shown in its entirety for the first time in the UK, where Hammick conjures a metaphorical journey to outer space, weaving interstellar dreams and earthly relationships. A suite of seventeen images traces the cyclical path of his protagonist, an archetypal artist or poet, who leaves…

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We are so pleased to announce the launch of Author Beth Lewis’s latest title: BITTER SUN, by The Borough Press, an imprint of HarperCollins. Congratulations to Bridgeman Studio Award 2017 winning artist Alexandra Gurtner for her beautiful commissioned artwork. Publisher: The Borough Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Author: Beth Lewis Art Direction: Claire Ward Artist: Alexandra Gurtner Synopsis:  Stand by Me meets True Detective in this stunningly written…

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Top Art Exhibitions: March 2018

Posted by Published on February 27, 2018

Spring is in the air and it brings with it these wonderful exhibitions: Picasso 1932: Love, Fame, Tragedy Tate Modern, London UK – 8 March – 9 September 2018 The first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition to be shown at Tate Modern, it will bring you face-to-face with more than 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings, mixed with family photographs and rare glimpses into his personal…

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Images in Action: Year of the Dog

Posted by Published on February 7, 2018

Bridgeman Studio artist Alice Gur-Arie creates a portrait of a mastiff for Year of the Dog, commissioned by Vollmer Cultural Consultants, Inc.     This is the fifth “Year of” commission she has done for the New York based company. She will also be exhibiting her work at Roy’s People Art Fair from the 12th – 15th April in London. Bridgeman Studio artist Alice Gur-Arie…

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In addition to the main prize, 10 shortlisted entries in the Bridgeman Studio Award 2018 will be showcased at this year’s London Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, and the winner will be chosen by up to 22,000 art lovers and collectors visiting the October fair. The winner will also receive a £150 gift Voucher from Cass Art. Open to all artists worldwide, this really is an…

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Fashion Week: 2018 Fashion Trends

Posted by Published on January 17, 2018

As UK and US Fashion Weeks are on there way, we thought we would have a look at some of the key trends predicted to emerge in 2018. As will all fashion trends – their genesis can be traced back to previous fashion trends, so here look at what has gone before with images from our archive, and how it relates to what’s to come…….

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