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Ways of seeing

Author: John Berger; Sven Blomberg; Chris Fox; Michael Dibb; Richard Hollis
Publisher: London, England : British Broadcasting Corportion : Penguin Books, 1973. ©1972
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains seven essays. Three of them use only pictures. Examines the relationship between what we see and what we know.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ways of seeing.
London, British Broadcasting Corporation; Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1972
(OCoLC)566100748
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Berger; Sven Blomberg; Chris Fox; Michael Dibb; Richard Hollis
ISBN: 0140216316 9780140216318 0140135154 9780140135152 9780563122449 0563122447
OCLC Number: 632700
Notes: "Based on the BBC television series with John Berger."
John Berger’s Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the (London) 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. -- Publisher description.
Description: 166 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: a book made by John Berger, Sven Blomberg, Chris Fox, Michael Dibb, and Richard Hollis.

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"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 Read more...

 
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