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Our Blog - art

A Maze of Possibilities V

19 December 2014
Art

'Just what is that in the bottom corner?' - new perspectives on William Kurelek's The Maze

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In the Frame: Architectural Drawing of the New Bethlem Hospital

26 November 2014
Art

This month's In the Frame image can be purchased as an Advent calendar, as our Archivist explains...but be quick!

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A Rake’s Progress VII

24 November 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell is consigned to debtors’ prison.

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In The Frame for November 2014: Stanley Lench’s ‘Malevich’

04 November 2014
Art, Collection

Read this month's 'In The Frame' from our former Registrar, Rebecca, who sadly left us last month for pastures new.

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A Rake’s Progress VI

25 October 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell gambles his fortune away.

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A Maze of Possibilities IV

20 October 2014
Art

Hayes School students create their own versions of William Kurelek's The Maze.

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Bryan Charnley’s depictions of schizophrenia 3 of 3

10 October 2014
Art, Exhibitions

Kirsten Tambling concludes 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 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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