Features

Thought you knew everything in our archive?

A new collection or artist joins Bridgeman every week so allow us to take you on a tour. Every month we focus on different and exciting collections and artists



Celebrate Passover

Celebrate the Jewish festival of Passover, or Pesach, with images in the Bridgeman archive.

Henri Matisse cut-outs

Celebrating Tate Modern’s new exhibition, ‘Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs’, opening 17 April, we highlight his colourful paper creations available for licensing in our archive.

State Hermitage Museum

As one of Russia’s most prestigious museums turns 250, we explore the history of its impressive collection with images for licensing in our archive.

Studio Artist: Colin Bootman

Bridgeman is thrilled that long standing Bridgeman artist, Colin Bootman is now a part of Bridgeman Studio!

Celebrate Easter

Get ready for Easter (20th April) with our special galleries of images, from traditional religious paintings to strange vintage greeting cards.

Zing into spring!

View our seasonal image galleries of fresh colours, spring florals and new life

Painting The Passion

For centuries, artists have depicted the events surrounding Jesus's crucifixion. Full of emotion and symbolism, these scenes are reminders of the power of artistic expression.

Biblical paintings retold

With two epic Bible-inspired films released this year, we delve into the archive to examine contemporary artists' retellings of traditional religious art.

Animal heroes

The contribution of dogs, horses, kangaroos & more during the Great War.

Top 10 Viking Facts

With all the buzz surrounding the new season of History Channel's "Vikings" and a new exhibition at London's British Museum, we count down the top 10 facts about these Norse seafarers with images from the archive.

New Artist: Eliza Southwood

Get geared up for the Tour de France this summer with our colorful cycling art prints.

Winter Sports

Get ready for the 2014 Winter Olympics with our special galleries of images and clips dedicated to winter sports.

Chinese New Year 2014

Chinese New Year 2014 will be the Year of the Horse. We prepare to gallop towards this international celebration with images from our archive.

World War One Centenary

With the centenary of World War One fast approaching, we have organized our content into key themes to aide your research.

Developing from the negatives

Documentary photography in the archive showcasing inequality, and a desire for change, in early 20th-century America.

How the Other Half Lived

Step back in time with early 20th century wealthy and professional New Yorkers from the photographic archives of the Museum of the City of New York.

Stolen!

With a bevy of egregious art thefts around the world, and the upcoming film, "Monuments Men", about WWII Nazi-looted art, we list the most infamous art heists in history.

New Artist: Celia Lewis

Charming new animal linocuts and watercolors for licensing.

Stiff Upper Lip Hair

We mark Movember by taking a look at the growth of the moustache through history

Eileen Agar (1899–1991)

Proudly representing one of the most important female artists associated with the Surrealist movement for image licensing.

The Journey of an Artist: Anne Truitt

The journals of sculptor Anne Truitt, a major figure in 20th century American art, are being re-released in print and audio versions this month. Bridgeman sat down with Truitt's daughter Alexandra to speak about her mother.

The Israel Museum

From prehistory to contemporary art and photography, the Israel Museum offers an in depth examination of both Jewish art and Jewish life.

50th Anniversary March on Washington

The March on Washington and Martin Luther King's historic 'I Have a Dream' speech delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, took place 50 years ago on August 28th.

A Fashionable Top 10

With NYC Fall Fashion Week right around the corner, Bridgeman runs down our top 10 fashion innovations throughout history.