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Our Blog - Tag: richard dadd

“Sketch of an Idea for Crazy Jane” by Richard Dadd

23 January 2018

Guest blogger Olivia Bladen turns the spotlight onto Sketch of an Idea for Crazy Jane, one of the lesser known works of the Victorian fairy painter and Bethlem patient Richard Dadd. 

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Objects of Obsession

09 January 2018
News and Events

Royal Academician Cornelia Parker reflects on the Bethlem Museum of the Mind artwork that has inspired her as part of a new digital series in partnership with the Royal Academy and The Space

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In the Frame: Portrait Studies of Figures in Eastern Dress

04 December 2015
Archives, Exhibitions, Personal Accounts

Take a look inside Richard Dadd’s sketchbook and discover his Middle Eastern Journey.

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Bringing ‘The Art of Bedlam’ to Bethlem

26 November 2015
Exhibitions, Collection

A lot of work goes into creating an exhibition; here, Bethlem Museum of the Mind registrar Diana Chaccour outlines the process that went in to creating "The Art of Bedlam: Richard Dadd." 

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Artist in Focus I - Richard Dadd

07 March 2014
Art, Collection

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

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

06 September 2013

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

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