Thursday, 25 June 2009

Berger Prize for 2008 Long List published 25 June 2009

The Long List for the William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2008 (for books published 1 September 2007-31 August 2008) is below. The Short List of six will be decided at the end of June 2009 and published here and the Prize will be awarded at a ceremony in London on 2 July 2009

• William L Pressly, The Artist as Original Genius: Shakespeare’s “Fine Frenzy” in Late Eighteenth-Century British Art, 236pp, hb $80, isbn 978-0874139853,
University of Delaware Press 2008
• Lena Cowen Orlin, Locating Privacy in Tudor London, 368 pp, hb £61, isbn 978-0-19-922625-2,
Oxford University Press
• Tatiana C String, Art and Communication in the Reign of Henry VIII, 170pp hb £50, isbn 0754663051, Ashgate
• Ron Broglio, Technologies of the Picturesque. British Art, Poetry, and Instruments, 1750-1830, 236pp, hb $50, isbn 978-0838757000, Bucknell University Press
• Marian Kamlish, George Morland, A London artist in 18th-century Camden, 136pp, pb £11.95, isbn 978 0904491 74 6, Camden History Society
• Nicholas Tromans, David Wilkie: The People’s Painter, 320pp, hb £65, isbn 978-0748625208,
Edinburgh University Press
• Michael JK Walsh, Hanging a Rebel: The Life of CRW Nevinson, 352pp, pb £25, isbn 9780718830908,
The Lutterworth Press
• Robert Tittler, The face of the city. Civic portraiture and civic identity in early modern England, 272pp, £55, isbn 978 0 7190 7501 8, Manchester University Press
• Peter Lord, Winifred Coombe Tennant. A Life through Art, 255pp, hb, isbn 978-1862250659,
National Library of Wales
• Elizabeth Eger and Lucy Peltz, Brilliant Women. 18th-century Bluestockings, 160pp hb £18.99, isbn 978 1 85514 389 0, National Portrait Gallery Publications
• Jason Rosenfeld and Alison Smith, Millais, 272 pp, hb £35, isbn 978 185437 746 3, Tate Publishing
• Robert Upstone, Modern Painters: The Camden Town Group, 160 pp pb £24.99, isbn 978-1854377814,
Tate Publishing
• Robert Hoozee, ed, British Vision: Observation and Imagination in British Art 1750-1950, 424 pp, hb £39, isbn 978-9061537489, Mercatorfonds / Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent
• Clifford S Ackley, ed, British Prints from the Machine Age: Rhythms of Modern Life 1914-1939, 224pp, hb £24.95, isbn 978-050023847, Thames & Hudson
• Mark Bills and David Webb, Victorian Artists in Photographs: The World of GF Watts, Selections from the Rob Dickins Collection, 256pp, pb £12.50, isbn 978-0954823078, Watts Gallery, Compton, Surrey
• Nicholas Tromans and Emily Weeks, ed, The Lure of the East. British Orientalist Painting, 224 pp pb £24.99, isbn 978 185437 733 3, Tate Publishing
• Judy Egerton, George Stubbs, Painter, 655pp, hb £95, isbn 978-0300125092, Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
• Ian Kennedy and Julian Treuherz, The Railway: Art in the Age of Steam, 288pp, hb £35, isbn 978-0300138788, Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool / The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City / Yale University Press
• Miles Wynn Cato, Parry: The Life and Works of William Parry A.R.A. 1743-1791, 214pp, hb £25, Miles Wynn Cato, Welsh Art
• Kay Dian Kriz, Slavery, Sugar and the Culture of Refinement, 288pp, hb £35, isbn 978-0300140620,
Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
• Elizabeth Prettejohn, Art for Art’s Sake. Aestheticism in Victorian Painting, 320 pp, hb £35, isbn 978-0300135497, Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
• Elizabeth E Barker and Alex Kidson, Joseph Wright of Derby in Liverpool, 224 pp, hb £40, isbn 978-0300117455, Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool, Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Press
• Julia Marciari Alexander and Catharine Macleod, ed, Politics, Transgression and Representation, 288pp, hb £40, isbn 978-0300116564, Yale University Press / Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
• David Watkin and Philip Hewat-Jaboor, ed, Thomas Hope Regency Designer, 520pp, hb £50, isbn 978-0300124163, Yale University Press for The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture
• Arthur MacGregor, Curiosity and Enlightenment Collectors and Collections from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century, 288pp, hb £45, isbn 978-0300124934, Yale University Press
• Edgar Peter Bowron and Peter Bj√∂rn Kerber, Pompeo Batoni: Prince of Painters in Eighteenth-Century Rome, 230 pp, hb £40, isbn 978-0300126808, Yale University Press in association with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
• Thomas P Campbell, Henry VIII and the Art of Majesty. Tapestries at the Tudor Court, 440pp, hb £45, isbn 9780300122343, Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
• Anna Gruetzner Robins, A Fragile Modernism: Whistler and His Impressionist Followers, 256pp, hb £40, isbn 978-0300135459, Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
• David Solkin, Painting outside the Ordinary. Modernity and the Art of Everyday Life in Early Nineteenth-Century England, 288pp, hb £45, isbn 9780300140613,
Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art