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Celebrating 150 Years Since Gandhi’s Birth

Posted by Published on September 13, 2019

On October 2nd, we’ll be celebrating 150 years since Mohandas Gandhi’s birth. The Indian lawyer, politician, and social activist was the leader of anti-colonial resistance against the British rule, and is largely considered the father (or “Bapu”) of the Indian nation. We had a look at photographs from some of the most pivotal points in his life. Gandhi arrived in South Africa in 1893 for his…

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Top Art Exhibitions: March 2019

Posted by Published on March 6, 2019

March is a bumper month for exhibitions around the world. Two Bridgeman Copyright artists’ have exhibitions this month – Lucian Freud in Dublin, and Maggi Hambling in Beijing. There is also the beautiful miniatures exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London – one not to be missed. See below for more gems opening this month.   IMMA Collection: Freud Project Gaze on now until…

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Black History Month

Posted by Published on May 22, 2017

Observed annually in the US (in February) and the UK (in October), Black History Month remembers the pivotal events and pioneering individuals in the history of the world’s African diaspora. Our historical footage archive documents African-American civil rights campaigns, as well as communities and artists from throughout the 20th century. In combat Although the U.S. armed forces remained segregated through World War I, many African Americans eagerly…

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The March of Time: Selma to Montgomery

Posted by Published on January 22, 2015

2015 marks a half century since the Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. With the release of director Ava DuVernay’s Selma receiving several award nominations, we reflect on the historic fight against segregation and the continuing struggle for equal rights for all. Before you buy your movie tickets, we have surmised a brief history of events that unfolded 50 years ago using the…

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