John Berger: Ways of Seeing

John Berger: Ways of Seeing

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Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics.

'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.'

 

Title: Ways of Seeing
Publisher: Penguin, 2008
Author: John Berger
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Graphic Design: -
Format: Softcover
Size: 19.3 x 12.7 cm, 336 pages
ISBN: 9780141035796
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