Friday, 24 June 2011

Berger Prize 2011 Short List

William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2011
[books published 1 January-31 December 2010]

Short List

Celina Fox
The Arts of Industry In the Age of Enlightenment
Yale University Press
ISBN 978 0 300 16042 0, £50, pp576, 200 bw, 60 col

Cherry Ann Knott
George Vernon 1636-1702 ‘Who built this House’. Sudbury Hall Derbyshire
Tun House Publishing
ISBN 978 0 9565240 0 3, £75 (signed limited edition of 500), pp782, illus bw & col

Cecilia Powell & Stephen Hebron
Savage Grandeur & Noblest Thoughts. Discovering the Lake District 1750-1820
Exhibition catalogue Wordsworth Trust
ISBN 978 1 905256 42 6, £19.95, many illus in colour

Charlotte Gere & Judy Rudoe
Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria: A Mirror to the World
British Museum Press
ISBN 978-0714128191, £50, pp552, 100 bw, 400 col

Malcolm Jones
The Print in Early Modern England: An Historical Oversight
Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
ISBN 978 0300136975, £45, pp352, 270 bw, 20 col

Ilaria Bignamini and Clare Hornsby
Digging and Dealing in Eighteenth-century Rome
Yale University Press
ISBN 978-0300160437, £45, 2 vols, pp630, 200 bw, 50 col

The award of the William MB Berger Prize for British Art History worth £5000 to the winner will be made by A.N. Wilson at a ceremony in London UK on the evening of 5 July 2011

Assessors Timothy J. Standring, Gates Foundation Curator of Painting & Sculpture, Denver Art Museum; Robin Simon, Editor, The British Art Journal; Katharine Eustace, Editor, Sculpture Journal; Rosemary Hill, Fellow, All Souls’ College, Oxford; Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen’s Pictures; Angus Trumble, Senior Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, Yale Center for British Art