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Ways of Seeing (Penguin Modern Classics)



John Berger’s “Ways of Seeing” changed the way people think about painting and art criticism. This watershed work shows, through word and image, how what we see is always influenced by a whole host of assumptions concerning the nature of beauty, truth, civilization, form, taste, class and gender. Exploring the layers of meaning within oil paintings, photographs and graphic art, Berger argues that when we see, we are not just looking – we are reading the language of images.New

Ways Of Seeing

ISBN 10 : 9780141035796
ISBN 13 : 014103579X

John Berger's Ways of Seeing changed the way people think about painting and art criticism. This watershed work shows, through word and image, how what we see is always influenced ..


Understanding A Photograph

ISBN 10 : 9780718196011
ISBN 13 : 0718196015

John Berger's writings on photography are some of the most original of the twentieth century. This selection contains many groundbreaking essays and previously uncollected pieces w..


Against Interpretation

ISBN 10 : 9781466853522
ISBN 13 : 1466853522

First published in 1966, this celebrated book--Sontag's first collection of essays--quickly became a modern classic, and has had an enormous influence in America and abroad on thin..


G John Berger

ISBN 10 : 9781408834343
ISBN 13 : 1408834340

The 40th anniversary edition of this classic Booker Prize-winning novel...


The Success And Failure Of Picasso

ISBN 10 : 9780241201251
ISBN 13 : 024120125X

In this classic of art criticism, one of our foremost cultural historians grapples with the life and work of one of the twentieth century's most mercurial and prodigious artists. I..


The Empty Space

ISBN 10 : 0141189223
ISBN 13 : 9780141189222

Adapted from a series of four lectures, originally delivered as the first of the Granada Northern Lectures Peter Brook's The Empty Space is an exploration of four aspects of theatr..


On Photography

ISBN 10 : 9781429957113
ISBN 13 : 1429957115

Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism. One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography first appeared in 1977 and is described by its au..


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