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In the Frame: "Numb" by Lisa Biles

Art

Our work placement student (and aspiring artist) Shannon looked at "Numb" by artist Lisa Biles, the first artwork to greet you when you visit the Bethlem Museum of the Mind.

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"Dancing Cats" by Stanley Lench

Art, Exhibitions

"Scaling the Citadel" curator Rebecca Lodge takes a deeper look at one of Stanley Lench's earliest works, "Dancing Cats."

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In the Frame: ‘Dancing Cats’ by Stanley Lench

Archives, Art, Personal accounts

A peek into the vibrant world of Stanley Lench, written by one of our volunteers. 

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In the Frame: Portrait Studies of Figures in Eastern Dress

Archives, Exhibitions, Personal accounts

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

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In the Frame for February 2014: Elise Pacquette’s ‘Eating the Heart Out’

Art, Collection

This month's 'In the Frame' is written by Mansions in the Orchard Researcher, Dr Jennifer Walke.

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In the Frame for January 2015: Olivia Gillow’s ‘Insistent Rub’

Art, Collection

Read this month's 'In the Frame' from Conservator, Jillian Gregory.

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In the Frame: Architectural Drawing of the New Bethlem Hospital

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

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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In the Frame October 2014: Richard Newton’s ‘A Visit to Bedlam’

Art

Find out more about the practice of visiting Bethlem in the 18th century.

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In The Frame: Bryan Charnley and the art of schizophrenia

Art, Collection, Exhibitions

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 t

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In the Frame for August 2014: Figgy Fox’s ‘Welcome to My Psychosis’

Art

Volunteer Dylan tells us his thoughts on Figgy Fox's intriguing work, 'Welcome to my Psychosis'.

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In the Frame for July 2014: Valerie Potter’s ‘Untitled’

Art, Collection

This month's 'In The Frame' is kindly contributed by reader Jenni Lidyard, who looks at Valerie Potter's, 'Untitled'.

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