Tag: Christmas

Festive Favourites: 2020 Highlights

Posted by Published on December 10, 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, join us as we take a close look at a selection of artists whose work is inspired by the festive season in December. Andrew MacaraSelf-taught figurative painter Andrew Macara is perhaps best known for his vibrant Winter scenes, often set within his native Derbyshire. His joyful landscapes have earned him national acclaim as one of the most distinctive British…

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Top Art Exhibitions: December 2019

Posted by Published on November 25, 2019

We’re at the end of 2019, but it’s not too late to catch the remainder of this year’s hottest and most exciting shows. From modern art masters such as Picasso and Warhol to contemporary artists we represent such as Sinta Tantra and Eileen Cooper there’s something for everyone in December’s highlights. Technology also plays a large part here as institutions and galleries look to the…

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Festive Artworks of the Season

Posted by Published on November 22, 2018

December is here!  While it is impossible not to notice the shift in weather, it’s not all bad – while it may be colder, the festive season has also begun! Celebrate the seasonal events inspiring celebration from religious groups, as well as the beauty of the natural world and its influence on visual artists. While the specific types of paint, the application or subjects differ…

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Looking for some inspiration for an upcoming occasion, holiday or event? Look no further! Explore our galleries for the finest art images and photography   Valentine‘s Day Mother’s Day Birthday & Parties Easter Congratulations Father’s Day Thank You Remembrance & Sympathy Christmas   Want more? Check our our lightbox of humorous photography

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Art to Make you Hungry

Posted by Published on December 14, 2017

It’s the Christmas season and if you aren’t already stuffing your face with food then you really need to reassess your priorities. Here are some deliciously inviting images to get your stomach rumbling this season… from scrumptious Dutch still lifes to tasty contemporary works.   Find out More View more food images in the archive Get in touch at uksales@bridgemanimages.com for more information on licensing…

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Bridgeman’s Christmas Wishlist

Posted by Published on December 8, 2017

Stuck for an idea on what to get your loved ones this Christmas? Don’t give them the usual… perfect the art of Christmas this year with our recommended pick of gifts to leave a smile on their face.    Drink it Up – One Design Wine Wraps Wine packaging by One Design, New Zealand “A great gift to overcome all the global tough times of 2017, to…

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Art of the Feast

Posted by Published on December 4, 2016

It’s time to let out your belt as the seasonal holiday period is upon us. As well as a religious occasion, Christmas is a time to sit around the table with loved ones, enjoy a plentiful feast and be thankful for our blessings. In honour of the holiday, we explore the enduring theme of food and celebration in art as well as the history of…

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Is it really Christmas if you haven’t…

Posted by Published on December 1, 2016

  The festive season is upon us! To get in the spirit, tick off our checklist for all your Christmas must-dos. 1. Had a food coma Christmas is the time for adding a few extra rolls to your plate (and your stomach). It wouldn’t be Christmas if you didn’t overindulge on mince pies, Xmas pudding and that epic roast dinner. Admiral magazine advert (colour litho), American…

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Dreaming of an austerity Christmas?

Posted by Published on November 30, 2016

Banish Bleak Houses and turn your thoughts to times past with 10 thrifty ways to have festive fun this Christmas. 1. Make your own mince pies The kitchen was a beehive of activity in the Victorian family home. The mass production of kitchen tools such as pastry cutters and biscuit tins during this century reflect the Victorian taste for baking. We know it’s easy to…

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History’s most influential toys

Posted by Published on November 30, 2016

Need ideas for the kids on your Christmas list? Take some inspiration from these toys that have withstood the test of time!   Balloons The modern rubber version of the balloon was discovered in 1824 by Michael Faraday during his experiments with hydrogen. Before Faraday’s discovery, animal intestines were used to make these inflatable toys. It is said that the ancient Aztecs used cat bladders…

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