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Our Blog - art

Eternal Maternal: New Exhibition at the Bethlem Gallery

29 August 2011
Art, Exhibitions, Events
To mark the 30th anniversary of the Perinatal Unit at the Bethlem Gallery, the new Gallery exhibition will consist of paintings, drawings,... Read more

In the Frame for August 2011: artist Little Flower’s ‘Freedom’

07 August 2011
Art

This month one of our volunteers has chosen to highlight a painting titled Freedom by an artist known only as 'Little Flower'.

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Unknown, and Unknowable? Bethlem Gallery Exhibition opens 27 July

22 July 2011
Art, History
The Bethlem Gallery invites you to an exhibition curated by staff at Bethlem’s Archives & Museum, opening on Wednesday 27th July 2011. Here... Read more

In the Frame for July 2011: Peter Richardson’s ‘Jesus Christ’ and ‘Satan’

05 July 2011
Art

Learn more about Richardson's sketches of these two biblical opposites.

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In the Frame for June 2011: William Kurelek’s ‘Out of the Maze’

09 June 2011
Art

'Out of the Maze' is one of Kurelek's lesser-known artworks, but is a beautiful follow-up to his popular 'In the Maze'.

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In the Frame for May 2011: Hans Langner’s ‘Forever Friends’

07 May 2011
Art

This month's 'In the Frame' goes on holiday to Gent.  Find out what our Archivist has to say about one of their installations.

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In the Frame for April 2011: Herbrand Ignouville-Williams’ Purple Finger Painting

11 April 2011
Art

Find out more about Herbrand Ignouville-Williams' work and the mescaline experiments conducted in the 1930s.

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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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