Praise ye the God of Gold: A Cultural History of Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast
Preconcert talk for The Bach Choir, Yale Schola Cantorum, and Yale Philarmonia’s performance of Belshazzar’s Feast at 4PM.
Tim Barringer is Paul Mellon Professor of the History of Art. He specializes in the eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-century art of Britain and the British Empire, nineteenth-century American and German art and museum studies. Following positions at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Universities of London and Birmingham in Great Britain, he came to Yale in 1998. In 2013-14 Tim Barringer held a J. Clawson Mills Fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
His books include ‘Reading the Pre-Raphaelites’ (Yale, 1998), ‘Men at Work: Art and Labour in Victorian Britain’ (Yale, 2005) ‘Opulence and Anxiety’ (2007), catalogue for an exhibition at Compton Verney, ‘Before and After Modernism’ (Central St Martins, 2010) and ‘David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still Life (Royal Academy, 2016). In 2018, a new collection of essays ‘Victorian Jamaica’ (co-edited with Wayne Modest) was published by Duke University Press.