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Bryan Charnley’s depictions of schizophrenia 2 of 3

09 October 2014
Art, Exhibitions, Collection

Kirsten Tambling continues her Schizophrenia Awareness Week consideration of how Bryan Charnley depicted his experiences of schizophrenia in his art.

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Bryan Charnley’s depictions of schizophrenia 1 of 3

07 October 2014
Art, Exhibitions

To mark Schizophrenia Awareness Week 2014, Kirsten Tambling considers how Bryan Charnley depicted his experiences of schizophrenia in his art. 

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In the Frame October 2014: Richard Newton’s ‘A Visit to Bedlam’

26 September 2014
Art

Find out more about the practice of visiting Bethlem in the 18th century.

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A Rake’s Progress V

25 September 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell enters into a marriage of convenience

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A Maze of Possibilities III

18 September 2014
Art

A Hayes School student shares his thoughts on William Kurelek's The Maze

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Diligent Detective Work 2: The (Copyright) Mystery of Madge Gill

12 September 2014
Art

A mystery is revealed.  Jacqui Karn, diligent detective, on the case in tracking down Madge Gill’s copyright holder.  

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Diligent Detective Work 1: The Bethlem Copyright Mystery

11 September 2014
Art

Guest blogger Jacqui Karn turns hardboiled detective in Bethlem’s diligent search for lost copyright holders.

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In The Frame: Bryan Charnley and the art of schizophrenia

09 September 2014
Art, Exhibitions, Collection

Bryan Charnley was a British artist who sought to capture in paint the experience of schizophrenia. On the occasion of an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of the Mind, we explore his life and work. 

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A Rake’s Progress IV

25 August 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell is saved from debtors’ prison

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In the Frame for August 2014: Figgy Fox’s ‘Welcome to My Psychosis’

05 August 2014
Art

Volunteer Dylan tells us his thoughts on Figgy Fox's intriguing work, 'Welcome to my Psychosis'.

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A Rake’s Progress III

16 July 2014
Art, History

Tom patronising the Rose Tavern in Covent Garden.

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A Maze of Possibilities II

08 July 2014
Art

Take a look at pupils from Hayes School's responses to The Maze.

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In the Frame for July 2014: Valerie Potter’s ‘Untitled’

01 July 2014
Art, Collection

This month's 'In The Frame' is kindly contributed by reader Jenni Lidyard, who looks at Valerie Potter's, 'Untitled'.

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A Rake’s Progress II

16 June 2014
Art, History

Tom as a wealthy and well-connected “man about town”.

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A Maze of Possibilities I

09 June 2014
Art, Learning

During a recent visit to Hayes School, A Level students discussed identity and how artists might represent their inner thoughts.

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