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Our Blog - art

In the Frame for March 2011: Arthur Kenneth Ward’s ‘The Struggle’

11 March 2011
Art

Hear one of our volunteer's thoughts on Arthur Ward's 'The Struggle'.

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In the Frame for February 2011: The Little Traveller II by an anonymous artist

07 February 2011
Art

Find out more about one of the many anonymous works in our collection.

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In the Frame for January 2011: Stanley Lench’s ‘The Two Face Pig of Art’

10 January 2011
Art

See what our Conservator has to say about Stanley Lench's 'Two Face Pig of Art' in this month's 'In The Frame'.

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Letter from America

30 December 2010
Art, Exhibitions

Our Archivist reviews Thomas Eakins’ 1875 work, 'The Gross Clinic'.

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In the Frame for December 2010: Marion Patrick’s ‘Sad Child With Yellow Clothing’

04 December 2010
Art

Marion Patrick's works often depict sad and lonely children.  Read this month's 'In The Frame' to find out more.

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In the Frame for November 2010: Allan Beveridge’s ‘My Thoughts, My Dreams, My Fears’

17 November 2010
Art

Hear our Archivist's thoughts on this detailed work by artist, Allan Beveridge.

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Art in Madness: New Book on Nineteenth Century Collections

01 November 2010
Art, Literature

Read our review of Maureen Park's book on 'Art in Madness'.

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In the Frame for October 2010: Margery Penfold’s ‘Despair II’

05 October 2010
Art

See the latest in our regular monthly series highlighting artworks from our collection.

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In the Frame for September 2010: envelope inscription

08 September 2010
Art

One of our volunteers talks about an interesting inscription written on an envelope by a patient.

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Phantasmagoria: New Exhibition Explores Hallucinations in Art

19 August 2010
Art, Exhibitions

A new exhibition coming to the Bethlem Gallery later this month looks at hallucinations in Surrealist art.

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In the Frame for August 2010: Henry Chapront illustrating Huysman’s La-Bas

07 August 2010
Art

Our Registrar considers Henry Chapront's illustrations to J.K.Huysmans’s novel Là-Bas. 

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In the Frame for July 2010: Nelson, On the Ward

07 July 2010
Art

A discussion of a black comic look at life on the ward by the semi-anonymous artist 'Nelson'. 

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In the Frame for June 2010: Lynda Bamford’s ‘Mother and Father Reading’

08 June 2010
Art

This month's selected artwork has been chosen due to the fact it is rarely on display.

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