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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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Spain‘s political turmoil with Catalonia has been at the forefront of the news recently but there’s so much more that the country can also be remembered for. Spain is one of the most vibrant, cultural places in the world – the country of fiestas and festivals! From religious occasions like the Semana Santa to literally painting the town red with La Tomatina and the Wine Battle of Haro, there’s lots to enjoy throughout the year. Explore the Bridgeman archive for all the things that make Spain rich in culture, including Spanish-born artists and beautiful landscapes. See below for our curated…

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  Curating the Archive Wed 22 Nov – Thu 23 Nov 2017 The Whitechapel Gallery, whom we are proud to represent as part of the Bridgeman Footage archive, have a hugely exciting event coming up this month for those with an interest in archive, curation and art. Whitechapel Gallery‘s Archive Displays have hosted iconic and ground-breaking archival exhibitions for almost a decade, such as Aspen Magazine: 1965-1971…

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Archival footage captures the head-to-head battle between America’s astronauts and the Soviet Union’s cosmonauts to be the first to land a man on the moon. Get in the know about this legendary scientific competition ahead of the upcoming 60 year anniversary of the establishment of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on the 1st of October 2018. Lasting 17 years, from 1955-1972, the epic…

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Politics on Film? Yes please!

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” ― Ingmar Bergman Film has captured our attention for generations. From footage on the battlefield to elections and assassinations, we turn to the reel and relive the moments that have so prominently defined the…

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The year 2019 will mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, one of the most historic events in British History. Discover the impact and significant this event had on the winning of World War II. On June 6th 1944, Allied forces launched a full forced attack to regain Nazi-occupied France. This date marked the beginning of The Battle of Normandy. Code-named Operation Overlord, it began the slow and lengthy process…

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The Golden Age of Hollywood(land)

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

Hollywood, which represented not just a city, but also an industry, a lifestyle and, increasingly, an aspiration, was officially crowned when the “Hollywoodland” sign was erected in July 1923. The idea for the iconic sign originally came from H.J. Whitley, a real estate magnate, as an outdoor advertising campaign for a suburban housing development in the Hollywood Hills overlooking Los Angeles. The “billboard” was massive with each of…

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The Vietnam War on Film

Posted by Published on May 30, 2017

The Vietnam War – often referred to in the US as “America’s longest war” and in Vietnam, as the Resistance War Against America – grew out of the American commitment to the containment of communism during the Cold War. For around 15 years, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in the North fought against an American-supported Republic of Vietnam in the South. The war for the…

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Vaudeville in Early Motion Film

Posted by Published on May 30, 2017

Roll up, roll up! Come in and watch a collection of weird and wonderful vaudeville acts from the very beginnings of motion picture. Dating back to the 1890s, this enchanting collection is a treasure trove of wacky performances and unique talents, eternally captured on film by the pioneering experimental work of Thomas Edison, his peers and their newly invented motion picture cameras. Come and see…

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  Bridgeman Footage is proud to represent this collection of exquisitely staged historical establishing scenes, from the award-winning production company, Sullivan Entertainment. If you’re looking for an authentic, high quality cut-away, or a richly detailed establishing shot for your period drama, educational film, historical documentary or commercial, this collection could be just the ticket. The Sullivan Entertainment collection provides beautifully cinematic clips of period houses,…

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