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Top Art Exhibitions: May 2018

Posted by Published on April 27, 2018

    Gabriele Münter Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 3 May – 19 August 2018 One of the founding members of ‘Der Blaue Reiter’ of German Expressionism (alongside Wassily Kandinsky amongst others), Munter’s work is recognised as textbook German Expressionist work – sadly, the artist herself has not received the credit she deserves for this impressive repertoire. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art aim to change this, with…

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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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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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Lumiere London is an annual light festival that highlights the capital’s spectacular architecture and streets, with over fifty works created by visionary UK and international artists. The aim is to transform the city and change the way we think about public space. This year Lumiere is taking place over four evenings, from Thursday 18 to Sunday 21 January 2018. To celebrate the return of this light…

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The Bridgeman archive is home to some beautiful, and at times haunting, photographs of cityscapes and renowned monuments, in London and around the world. Take a journey through history with this selection of stunning black and white shots from Mirrorpix: the picture library and photographic archive from The Daily Mirror, offering more than a century of historical and contemporary editorial images and photojournalism. Featured: This is one of my favourite photographs…

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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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Next month one of Bridgeman’s brilliant Studio Artists Susan Adams will be exhibited in Mall Galleries. Susan’s two paintings below have been selected to be in the Society of Women Artists Exhibition.The New Zealand born Australian artist began a career in science but her passion for painting soon led her away from her PhD. Her works are often figurative and inspired by 1920s and 1930s…

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Charlie Chaplin: 40 years on

Posted by Published on June 1, 2017

This year Christmas day brings with it the 40th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin‘s death. A man who successfully achieved his goal – for the whole of America to have his name on their lips – as well as placing his image in the minds of millions across the world. The Tramp Charlie Chaplin is most well-known for his character The Tramp – a man in…

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Hogarth: A Rake’s Progress

Posted by Published on May 30, 2017

Sex, Booze and Debauchery in 18th-Century London William Hogarth (1697-1764) grew up in the less than salubrious streets around Smithfield meat market in London.  The British artist knew the underbelly of the metropolis from an early age and created a series of paintings satirising contemporary customs. A Rake’s Progress (1733) tells the story of Tom Rakewell, a young man who follows a path of vice and self-destruction. The…

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Fossils and modern technology have helped us piece together what dinosaurs may have looked like, but if you learned everything about the prehistoric creatures from Hollywood, you might not know as much as you think. Here are some interesting facts brought to life via illustrations in the Bridgeman archive. Evolution Dinosaurs weren’t always the most fearsome reptiles on earth. The first dinosaurs evolved in the middle-late…

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