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Our Blog - art

Artist in Focus II - Louis Wain

13 March 2014
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Find out more about the life and work of artist Louis Wain.

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Artist in Focus I - Richard Dadd

07 March 2014
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Find out more about the life and work of artist Richard Dadd.

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In the Frame for March 2014: James Tilly Matthews’ ‘Air Loom’

04 March 2014
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This month one of our new volunteers, Harry, shares his thoughts on James Tilly Matthews

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In the Frame for January 2014: Philip O’Connor’s ‘Fools 1’

06 January 2014
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Our first 'In the Frame' of 2014 comes from our newly retired Conservation Officer.

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In the Frame for December 2013: Vaslav Nijinsky’s ‘The Mask’

05 December 2013
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This month's 'In the Frame' tells us more about the fascinating life of Vaslav Nijinsky.

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In the Frame for November 2013: Dawe’s ‘My Own Mother and Myself’

08 November 2013
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This month's 'In the Frame' looks at little-known artist, Dawe.

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In the Frame for October 2013: Bibi Herrera’s ‘Electric’

11 October 2013
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This month we look at some pottery by Bibi Herrera.

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In the Frame for September 2013: Richard Dadd’s ‘Portrait of Alexander Morison’

06 September 2013
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In the Frame goes on holiday once again, as our Education Officer takes a trip to Edinburgh.

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In the Frame for August 2013: Cynthia Weldon, ‘Sketch’

06 August 2013
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This month we look at a preparatory sketch by Cynthis Weldon.

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In the Frame for July 2013: Pieter Bruegel’s ‘Landscape with the Fall of Icarus’

01 July 2013
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This month In the Frame goes on holiday yet again, this time to Brussels to highlight a work of art which has no direct connection to Bethlem or the Maudsley, but one which sheds fresh light on a long-standing artistic puzzle that has informed (or misinformed) recent discussion of the tragic circumstances that surround suicide.

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In the Frame for June 2013: Stanley Lench’s ‘Norman Reid’s Brain’

03 June 2013
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This month, Bethlem's Registrar, who has been working on creating a Stanley Lench touring exhibition, highlights one of this artist's works.

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In the Frame for May 2013: Russell Barton’s ‘Potential Murderers?’

08 May 2013
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This month, the Friend's Secretary has chosen to highlight Russell Barton's Potential Murderers?

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In the Frame for April 2013: anonymous ‘Red and Blue Abstract’

02 April 2013
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This month the Archivist has chosen to highlight ‘Red and Blue Abstract’ on the strength of his reading of Oliver Sacks’ latest book, Hallucinations.

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In the Frame for March 2013: Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Tulipes de Shangri-La’

07 March 2013
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In the Frame goes on holiday once again, this time to France.

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Liz Atkin Exhibition at the Bethlem Gallery

15 February 2013
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My Singular Fascination, a solo exhibition of work by Visual Artist Liz Atkin, is on show at The Bethlem Gallery from 20 February to 15... Read more