Tag: Summer

The season of summer, its effect on the environment, and the culture associated with the warmest time of the year has inspired artists for centuries. From impressionist depictions of summer gardens and beautiful bridges to modern interpretations of childhood summers spent enjoying beach sunsets and ice cream, step into our world of summer inspired artwork and art evoking a sprightly, energised feeling from around the…

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Best Places to Visit this Summer

Posted by Published on August 8, 2019

The Summer school holidays are in full swing, and we’re all excited to put our feet up and enjoy some well deserved rest. Whether your idea of time off is sunbathing on a white sand beach, hiking, or visiting as many museums and cultural hubs as possible, our blog on the best places to travel this summer will hopefully give you a few ideas as to…

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Summer through history on film

Posted by Published on June 27, 2019

”Summertime is always the best of what might be” – Charles Bowden   We’re in June, and summer is on the way! As this most beloved of seasons arrives we’re casting our eyes back into our footage archive and it isn’t all beach balls and sand! In addition to the obligatory beach family shots, you’ll find travelogues, classic 50’s coastlines and water-related sports, some weird…

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“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” – Sam Keen  Summertime has long been the season of fun and relaxation. Driven by the heat to wear fewer clothes and retreat to the sea (or nearest body of water), people find time to read, frolic and find romance. As this most beloved of seasons arrives, we take a look at our wonderful vintage photography of beach life….

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The Joys of Spring! In Footage

Posted by Published on March 29, 2019

“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” — Harriet Ann Jacobs   Spring is finally here! The dark, long evenings are fading, replaced with early, bright mornings. Give your branding a fresh touch with our spring-themed footage collections. From Spring’s effect on culture to scientific time-lapse studies of flowers in bloom, there’s something for every…

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“Summertime is always the best of what might be” – Charles Bowden You’ve shed a few layers of clothing, rolled up your trouser legs and your skin is turning redder by the minute. Summer has arrived, and it’s glorious. As warm sunlight gives the world a beautiful glow and crowds flock to the beach, we bring you a curated selection of famous paintings that capture…

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“If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god” Napoleon Bonaparte   Today marks the Northern Hemisphere’s Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. What is the Summer Solstice? ‘Solstice’ comes from the Latin, ‘solstitium’ which means the stopping or standing still of the sun.  The summer solstice occurs when the sun is at its…

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Top Art Exhibitions: June

Posted by Published on June 2, 2017

Looking for creative ways to spend your summer? Look no further. The sunny June weather isn’t the only thing that’s been eagerly anticipated… this month sees the opening of a number of big blockbuster exhibitions we can’t wait to visit. Whether you’re an art connoisseur, Hollywood film buff or science geek, there’s an exhibition to suit every taste this month. Raphael: the Drawings, Ashmolean Museum…

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Account Manager Flora Spens discusses the top trends for interiors, homeware, fashion and products coming up for Spring and Summer.   Flamingos Flamingos are gliding back into the limelight for 2017. These exotic pink birds, known for their elegant postures and beautiful bright feathers are everywhere from textiles, candles, wallpaper, to smart lampshades, cushions and striking artworks. Stunning coral coloured prints using flamingos in surface…

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As summer begins to draw to a close, many are scrambling for that last, memorable summer outing. Why not take a day to explore some amazing art? All of the leading galleries and museums listed below are represented by Bridgeman Images for licensing in the US. Here are the shows not to miss before the end of the summer! Stag at Sharkey’s: George Bellows and…

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