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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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Stephen Finer first met David Bowie while they were both visiting a commercial exhibition on Cork Street. It was a casual encounter, but one that would lead to a collaboration between the two and a number of portraits of David Bowie. David Bowie was already an admirer of Finer’s work having seen a portrait the artist had done of Marlene Dietrich, while it was on…

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Tom Hammick embarks on an out-of-this-world exhibition in October, with a new series of paintings in his latest exhibition ‘Lunar Voyage’ at Flowers Gallery, New York. Exhibition: ‘Lunar Voyage’ – Tom Hammick Location: Flowers Gallery, NEW YORK Chelsea, 529 West 20th Street, New York. NY 10011. Dates: 24 October – 16 December 2017 Tom Hammick has described landscape in his work as a metaphor to explore…

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5 Exhibitions you do not want to miss!

Posted by Published on September 19, 2017

This autumn sees a host of stellar UK exhibitions from various noteworthy artists, all of whom are represented by Bridgeman Copyright. If you find yourself looking for somewhere to shelter from the cold this season, why not pop by these galleries to warm your creative soul? 1) Anne Rothenstein Beaux Arts, 7 Sep – 14 Oct Anne Rothenstein’s distinctive and atmospheric paintings subtly combine sophistication with…

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This autumn, Bridgeman Studio Artist Calum McClure will showcase his works in several exhibitions in England and Wales. The Good Nature exhibition, hosted at Candida Stevens Gallery’s, is a major annual group exhibition based with over 30 highly regarded artists, including Bridgeman Copyright artists’ Eileen Cooper RA and Stephen Farthing RA. This year the theme is the natural world. Curator, Candida Stevens says “I have chosen to bring…

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Nell Hill (1910-2017)

Posted by Published on August 15, 2017

Bridgeman is sad to announce the death of our friend and represented artist, Nell Hill. At the grand age of 106, Nell was Europe’s oldest living artist.  It has been an honour to have her and her stunning collection of botanical works with us since the early days of Bridgeman Images. Born in 1910, Nellie Irene Hill was born sixth of eight children.  Aged fifteen, she won…

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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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Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity

Posted by Published on July 21, 2017

The Leighton House Museum is currently hosting an exhibition on Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity explores Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s fascination with domesticity in ancient life and in relation to his own domestic circumstances in 19th century London.  His work reflected ideas, populated on stage and screen, of the aesthetics of antiquity. The exhibition follows his life in the Netherlands and the UK.  In…

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Solo exhibition: Neil Libbert

Posted by Published on July 17, 2017

This Summer, visit Neil Libbert‘s first major solo exhibition at the Michel Hoppen Gallery.  Here, we take a look at the photographer’s life and work. Libbert’s work as a photojournalist and freelance photographer looks back in time, presenting life for ordinary people and celebrities in a personal and intimate way, with his work mainly focused in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. Background Neil Libbert was born…

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