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    Ways of Seeing (Paperback) By (author) John Berger

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    DescriptionHow do we see the world around us? "The Penguin on Design" series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever. "Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak." "But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world; we explain that world with words, but word can never undo the fact that we are surrounded by it. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled." 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.


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    Title
    Ways of Seeing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Berger
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 110 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141035796
    ISBN 10: 014103579X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: ABA
    Libri: ENGM3500
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25820
    BISAC V2.8: ART000000
    DC22: 701.15
    Libri: KUNS2064
    Thema V1.0: ABA
    Illustrations note
    Integrated illustrations throughout
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    John Peter Berger (born November 5th, 1926) is an art critic, painter and novelist.