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Ways of Seeing John Berger S Classic Text On ArtJohn 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 London Sunday Times Critic Commented This Is An Eye Opener In 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 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 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 In Ways Of TellingWinner Of The 1972 Booker Prize For His Novel, G., John Peter Berger Born November 5th, 1926 Is An Art Critic, Painter And Author Of Many Novels Including A Painter Of Our Time, From A To X And Bento S Sketchbook.


10 thoughts on “Ways of Seeing

  1. says:

    My map of the book


  2. says:

    This book is based on a television series which can be viewed on YouTube here is a really remarkable series and a remarkable, although annoying, book The book is annoying because it should have been a coffee table book with large colour photographs and large font instead it is a Penguin paperback with a font tending towards the unreadable and grey scale reproductions of the paintings that make them almost impossible to view This is agonising, as This book is based on a television series which can be viewed on YouTube here is a really remarkable series and a remarkable, although annoying, book The book is annoying because it should have been a coffee table book with large colour photographs and large font instead it is a Penguin paperback with a font tending towards the unreadable and grey scale reproductions of the paintings that make them ...


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    First of all, this entire book is set in bold I don t know what crazy crazyman let that through the gate at Penguin but I just felt I had to point it out right away It s still worth reading.4 essays and 3 pictorial essays Really interesting stuff cutting away some of the bullshit associated with our appreciation of art It seems like museums are doing a lot of things wrong as well as right.Chapter on oil painting was particularly interesting but it was the last one about advertising or publ First of all, this entire book is set in bold I don t know what crazy crazyman let that through the gate at Penguin but I just felt I had to point it out right away It s still worth reading.4 essays and 3 pictorial essays Really interesting stuff cutting away some of the bullshit associated with our appreciation of art It seems like museums are doing a lot of things wrong as well as right....


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    I am not the audience for this book, mainly because I ve already read andor less digested the handful of essays and ideas on which it is based The seven chapters break down fairly simply 1 Benjamin s Work of Art the ability to reproduce images alters the way we encounter works of art This seems reasonable Nobody gets to see a Giotto without having seen a reproduction first, except someone who has no interest in the Giotto in the first place But Berger et al go a step further we I am not the audience for this book, mainly because I ve alread...


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    2007 wrote This book, based on a television series, explores how the art world of now has come to be by exploring what art was to humans in the past The theories presented are very interesting and are posed with pictorial references that do very well to prove points One interesting chapter deals exclusively with the Nude in art overtime Overtime it has been reviled, reveared, copied, censored, hidden, hoarded and abstracted Another great chapter deals in the context in which people see ar 2007 wrote This book, based on a television series, explores how the art world of now has come to be by exploring what art was to humans in the past The theories presented are very interesting and are posed with pictorial references that do very well to prove points One interesting chapter deals exclusively with the Nude in art overtime Overtime it has been reviled, reveared, copied, censored, hidden, hoarded and abstracted Another great chapter deals in the context in which people see art, in contrast to how they might have been mea...


  7. says:

    If you are really impatient, you may go and see Trevor s brilliant review for this book Otherwise you may wait a few weeks for mine I don t think it would be fair to review the book without seeing the documentary.


  8. says:

    This book though initially written in 1972 is still relevant to the reader today especially the essays dealing with the way women are seen in society It is composed of seven essys, four use words and images, three only images It discusses how women are view in society with an emphasis and concentration on European or Western culture The images are from ads and famous European paintings Being that I work in a museum and see paintings all day long this aspect interests me in particular.Basical This book though initially written in 1972 is still relevant to the reader today especially the essays dealing with the way women are seen in society It is composed of seven essys, four use words and images, three only images It discusses how women are view in society with an emphasis and concentration on European or Western culture The images are from ads and famous European paintings Being that I work in a museum and see paintings all day long this aspect interests me in particular.Basically the book is saying that in our European based culture women are objects, men are subjects Men survey, women are surveyed Since women are always on display in our society, they adjust their behaviour in order to please and fit in with our male dominated society.I reference this book many times in my own personal writings What Mr Berger has written still has value today Actually in many ways not m...


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