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03 Jan, 2014

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Now the British Library makes 1 million images available Copyright-free digital material… it’s catching… Following our last report on the Getty’s joining in on making digital material freely available for use, the British Library has put 1 million images available for use without restriction on Flickr. Just follow THIS LINK In fact, using Flickr is […]

30 Sep, 2013

Getty Museum makes digital content available

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Another step in the (copy)right direction… Following the initiatives of the British Museum, Yale University, the Walters Art Museum, and other institutions honoured in these pages, the director of the Getty, James Cuno, wrote the following on the Getty’s online magazine (http://blogs.getty.edu/iris) 12 August 2013 (excerpted): “Today the Getty becomes an even more engaged digital […]

05 Jul, 2013

Berger Prize Winner 2013: Wall Paintings of Eton

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The William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2013 was awarded to Wall Paintings of Eton by Emily Howe, Henrietta McBurney, David Park, Stephen Rickerby, and Lisa Shekede, published in 2012 by Scala, at a reception in London on the evening of Thursday 4 July 2013, held at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in […]

27 Jun, 2013

Berger Prize Short List 2013

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The William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2013Short List[books published in 2012: for Long List go to www.britishartjournal.co.uk home page, William MB Berger Prize in menu on right-hand side]The Prize, worth £5000 to the winner, will be awarded at a reception in London on Thursday 4 July 2013 Basil Spence, Buildings and Projects […]

21 Jun, 2013

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Robin Simon is Paul Mellon Lecturer in  British Art 2013 He gave the Paul Mellon Lectures at the National Gallery, London, each Monday 14 January–11 February.The theme was British art and the theatre, with the title ‘Painters and Players from Hogarth to Olivier’.Details on the National Gallery websiteRobin Simon was joined by actor William Chubb for the […]

17 Sep, 2012

Motya Charioteer

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Motya Charioteer at the British MuseumI have a question. Where’s willy? Think about it. More to follow… Read the original post on The British Art Blog

10 Aug, 2010

The William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2009

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The William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2009 of £5000 was awarded to Diana  Donald and Jane Munro for Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Arts at a reception at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in London on Wednesday 7 July 2010, and was presented by The Hon […]

03 Jul, 2010

Berger Prize for 2009

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The William MB Berger Prize for British Art History 2009 will be awarded at a reception at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in London on Wednesday 7 July 2010, when the prize of £5000 will be presented by The Hon Lady Roberts, Royal Librarian.The winner is chosen from a Short List […]

20 Jun, 2010

The British Art Journal Ten Glorious Years

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Ten years of The British Art Journal[Editorial]This special double issue of The British Art Journal [Vol. X, NO. 3, Winter 2009/2010] celebrates ten years of the journal’s existence. Our first numbers were supported by a few private individuals but also by advertisers, most of whom have remained with us ever since. One of those with […]

Robin Simon’s review in the current BAJ of Charles Saumarez Smith’s short history of the National Gallery, which is interesting not least for what it does not make explicit: the uncomfortable circumstances of Smith’s own relationship with his chairman of trustees. Nor does he mention how the National Gallery attempted to prevent his publishing the […]


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