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The Grande Odalisque, 1814 (oil on canvas), Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867)
Image. It’s everything.

The Grande Odalisque, 1814 (oil on canvas), Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867)

Image. It’s everything.

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Clip of the Week: Commemorating Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974)

Next Tuesday, 26 August 1974, marks 40 years since the death of Charles Lindbergh, America’s most famous male aviation pioneer.

Watch his groundbreaking achievement, the first non-stop solo flight from New York to Paris in 1927.

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Clip of the Week: Frolicking on Brighton Beach, 1914

This week we’re taking a walk down memory lane with this archival clip of frolicking in Brighton 100 years ago.

Keep your eyes out for some seriously old-school bathing suits!

“When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”

Pablo Picasso (via observando)

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“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1494 - 1495)

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Springtime, 1886 (oil on canvas), Claude Monet (1840-1926) / Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, UK.
image. it’s everything.

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Springtime, 1886 (oil on canvas), Claude Monet (1840-1926) / Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, UK.

image. it’s everything.

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07 August 1876 - Mata Hari (Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” Zelle MacLeod) born.

Image. It’s everything.

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We’re delighted to give away a rare, signed centenary edition of Gavin Maxwell’s famous autobiography, Ring of Bright Water, exclusively autographed by its illustrator, Bridgeman Studio Artist Mark Adlington.

Mark grew up on the west Irish coast surrounded by otters and other wild animals, much like Maxwell’s fictional idyllic ‘Camusfeàrna’ bay, the setting of this much-loved book.

Answer this simple question to win a signed copy of Ring of Bright Water

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Bridgeman is delighted to give away a rare, signed centenary edition of Gavin Maxwell’s famous autobiography, Ring of Bright Water, exclusively autographed by its illustrator, Bridgeman Studio Artist Mark Adlington.Mark grew up on the west Irish coast surrounded by otters and other wild animals, much like Maxwell’s fictional idyllic ‘Camusfeàrna’ bay, the setting of this much-loved book.Answer this simple question to win a signed copy of Ring of Bright Water

Bridgeman is delighted to give away a rare, signed centenary edition of Gavin Maxwell’s famous autobiography, Ring of Bright Water, exclusively autographed by its illustrator, Bridgeman Studio Artist Mark Adlington.

Mark grew up on the west Irish coast surrounded by otters and other wild animals, much like Maxwell’s fictional idyllic ‘Camusfeàrna’ bay, the setting of this much-loved book.

Answer this simple question to win a signed copy of Ring of Bright Water

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”

Pablo Picasso (via coventryconundrum)

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