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Ways of seeing : a book made by John Berger [and four others].

Contributor(s): Berger, John, 1926-2017 [editor] | Blomberg, Sven, 1920-2003 [editor] | Fox, Chris [editor] | Dibb, Michael, 1940- [editor] | Hollis, Richard, 1934- [editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookProducer: London : Penguin, 1972Copyright date: ©1972Description: 175 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780141035796.Subject(s): Visual perception | Art -- Technique | Görme algısı | Sanat -- TeknikOnline resources: Publisher web page Summary: ABOUT WAYS OF SEEING John Berger’s seminal text on how to look at art John Berger’s Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the Sunday Times critic commented: “This is an eye-opener in more ways than one: by concentrating on how we look at paintings . . . he will almost certainly change the way you look at pictures.” By now he has. “The influence of the series and the book . . . was enormous . . . It opened up for general attention to areas of cultural study that are now commonplace.” —Geoff Dyer “Berger has the ability to cut right through the mystification of the professional art critics . . . He is a liberator of images: and once we have allowed the paintings to work on us directly, we are in a much better position to make a meaningful evaluation.” —Peter Fuller, Arts Review SEE LESS
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"Based on the BBC television series with John Berger."

Reissued as part of the Penguin design series 2008.

ABOUT WAYS OF SEEING
John Berger’s seminal text on how to look at art

John Berger’s Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the Sunday Times critic commented: “This is an eye-opener in more ways than one: by concentrating on how we look at paintings . . . he will almost certainly change the way you look at pictures.” By now he has.

“The influence of the series and the book . . . was enormous . . . It opened up for general attention to areas of cultural study that are now commonplace.” —Geoff Dyer

“Berger has the ability to cut right through the mystification of the professional art critics . . . He is a liberator of images: and once we have allowed the paintings to work on us directly, we are in a much better position to make a meaningful evaluation.” —Peter Fuller, Arts Review

SEE LESS

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