Adrian Berg Selected Bibliography



‘Adrian Berg: Recent Paintings’, Arthur Tooth & Sons, (artist’s statement in catalogue)

John Russell, ‘Rejecting the Rhetoric’, The Sunday Times, October 4

Guy Brett, ‘Two painters who have chosen a lonely path’ The Times, October 6

Denis Bowen, Arts Review, vol. XV1 no.19, October 3 - October 17



Young British Painters’, The Times, January 20

Frank Whitford, ‘British Painter’, Arts Review, January 23 – February 6



‘Cardiff mixed exhibition’s demands on the spectator’, The Times, August 6

John Barr, ‘Not so private view’, New Society, October 13

John Russell, ‘Distinctive shapes at the seaside’ The Sunday Times, December 18



How They Started, Oxford University Press

Conroy Maddox, ‘Berg-Brooker’ Arts Review, April 1

Edwin Mullins, ‘The Workd Comes to London’, The Sunday Telegraph, April 2

John Russell, ‘Polemics & Partisans’, The Sunday Times, April 2

Terrence Mullaly, The Daily Telegraph, April 18

Christopher Finch, ‘London’, Art & Artists, April

Christopher Finch, ‘Adrian Berg’, Art International, vol X1/5, May 1967, 31-33



Peter Fuller, ‘Profile, Adrian Berg’, Arts Review, March 1

John London, ‘Mr Berg is so fond of the park’ Evening News, February 28

John Russell, The Sunday Times, March 2

Guy Brett, Four approaches to landscape’, The Times, March 7

Chapter by Christopher Finch, Image as Language, Penguin Books, London



John Gainsborough, ‘Adrian Berg’, Arts Review, April 8

Peter Fuller, ‘Commentary’, Arts Review, April 22



Peter Fuller ‘4 Contemporary Landscape Painters’, Serpentine Gallery, Arts Review, November 17

Marina Vaizey, London Galleries, The Financial Times, November 17

Aurelio Ragionieri, ‘Cronache d’Arte’, La Nazione, December 24



Peter Fuller ‘Adrian Berg’, Art & Artists, May

Marina Vaizey, ‘Landscapes of Genius’, The Sunday Times, May 11

Christopher Newall, ‘Adrian Berg – Recent Paintings’, Arts Review, May 16

William Packer, ‘Three Landscape Painters’ The Financial Times, May 17

Nigel Gosling, ‘Order and Chance’, The Observer, May 18



William Feaver, ‘Beer Money’ The Observer, April 17

William Packer, ‘Tolloy Cobbold Eastern Arts Open Exhibition’, The Financial Times, May 13



William Packer, review in The Financial Times, May 13

James Burr, ‘Disguised by Paint’, Apollo, May

William Feaver, ‘Charting the passing seasons’, The Observer, May 21

Marina Vaizey, ‘Sketch on the rocks’, The Sunday Times, May 21



William Packer, ‘Tolly’s Prize Day’, The Financial Times, April 10

William Feaver, ‘Young Professionals’, The Observer, April 22



One-man show, Rochdale Art Gallery, (accompanied by catalogue with Berg self-interview)

Jane Clifford, ‘Art of Adrian Berg’, The Daily Telegraph, October 7

Len Green, ‘Adrian Berg at Rochdale’, Artscribe no.26, December

William Feaver, ‘The Liverpool Lottery’, The Observer, November 30

John McEwen, ‘Provincial’, The Spectator, December 6

Peter Fuller, ‘Adrian Berg’, Art Monthly, no.42, December/January



Linda Talbot, ‘Fearless Palette’, Hampstead & Highgate Express, January 16

Anna-Mei Chadwick, ‘Adrian Berg’, The Connoisseur, January

Lucy Ellmann, ‘Adrian Berg’, Arts Review, January

Frank Whitford, ‘British art contemplates its navel’ Cambridge Evening News, April 7

William Feaver, ’81 for the road’, The Observer, April 12

William Packer, ‘The 3rd Tolly Cobbold’, The Financial Times, April 14



Barbara Thoren, ‘Aspects of British Art Today’, The Japan Times, March 14

Marina Vaizey, ‘An Eastern country full of Western Promise’, The Sunday Times, March 9

William Packer, ‘Aspects of British Art Today’ The Financial Times, March 9

Louise Collis, ‘Presences of Nature’, Art & Artists, August

William Feaver, The Observer, August 15

William Varley, ‘Presences of Nature’, Arts Guardian, October 5

John McEwen, ‘The Hayward Annual’, Art Monthly, September

John McEwen, ‘Flying Colours’ The Spectator, December 4

James Faure Walker, ‘A Sense of Place’, Artscribe, December



Peter Fuller, chapter in The Naked Artist, Writers and Readers, London

Helena Drysdale, interview with the artist, Artscribe, no.41 (and cover drawing for magazine)

Deanna Petherbridge, ‘a walk through the Academy Gardens’, Art Monthly, February

Vivien Knight, ‘The Granada Collection’, Artscribe, no.40, April

Simon Vaughan Winter, ‘Heading North’, Artscribe, no.40, April

Beatrice Philpotts, ‘Milton Avery/Adrian Berg’, Arts Review, 10 June



John McEwen, ‘Seeing Stars’, The Spectator, 3 March

Frances Spalding, ‘Adrian Berg/John Murphy’ Arts Review, 16 March

William Packer, London Galleries, ‘Two of a Kind’, Financial Times, 20 March

Peter Fuller, ‘The Naked and the Dead’, Three Views, The Hard Won Image, Art Monthly, no.79, September



Graham Hughes, ‘Adrian Berg’, Picadilly Gallery, Arts Review, 26 April

Edward Lucie Smith, Exhibitions, Illustrated London News, April

Terence Mullaly, ‘Behind the Bold Colouring….’ The Daily Telegraph, 1 May

Stuart Morgan, ‘The 14th John Moores at the Walker Art Gallery’, Artscribe

James Burr, ‘Round the Galleries’, Apollo, June



Peter Fuller, ‘Paintings 1977-86 Serpentine Gallery’, Catalogue

‘Adrian Berg: Paintings 1977-86, Arts Council, pp 35-40 (self-interview)

Sarah Tyne Collingsworth, ‘Art Line: International Art News’, vol. 3, no. 4, summer

Judith Bumpus, ‘Adrian Berg: Paintings 1977-1986’. Hali, no. 32, October/November/December 1



Georgina Howell: ‘The Fine Art of Politics: Six ex-students recall their RCA days’, Sunday Times Supplement, March 20



Andrew Lambirth, ’Portrait of the Artist: Adrian Berg’ Artists and Illustrators Magazine, no. 56, May



Contemporary Colourists. Gallery 10, London, and Flying Colours Gallery, Edinburgh, (Artists Statement’)



Norbert Lynton, ‘Adrian Berg’. Modern Painters, vol. 6, no. 2, summer

Judith Bumpus, ‘Adrian Berg: A Sense of Place’ Leaflet by to accompany the exhibition at the Concourse Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, 9 March - 17 April



‘Adrian Berg RA: Recent Watercolours’, Royal Academy, February 25 - April 15

Andrew Lambirth ‘A Joy for ever’ Review of Adrian Berg: Beachy Head at Piccadilly Gallery, London, The Spectator, 1 May



Michael McNay’s, ‘Adrian Berg obituary’ The Guardian, 4 November




Simon Martin, Pallant House Gallery Magazine, no.27, June – October



Andrew Lambirth, ‘A Critic’s Choice’ Browse & Darcby, Catalogue Entry. 



Marco Livingstone, ‘Adrian Berg: Travelling Man’ The Ghilbert White Museum, Hampshire, Catalogue 18 May – 12 July

Anon, ‘Adrian Berg’ The Gardens Trust, 29 April



Marco Livingstone, ‘Adrian Berg: A Human Nature’. Frestonian Gallery, London, Catalogue, 25 April – 9 June

Jackie Wullschlager, ‘Critics’ Choice’ Financial Times, 28/29 April