Bento's Sketchbook

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Pantheon Books, 2011 - Art - 167 pages
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The celebrated author of such works as To the Wedding continues his exploration of the relationship between experience and expression, tracing the stories behind works of visual art including the mythological sketchbooks of philosopher Baruch Spinoza to counsel readers on alternate ways of seeing the world.
 

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User Review  - RandyMetcalfe - LibraryThing

Ruminative. Almost languid. John Berger considers narrative and pictorial expression, the effort to call attention and the effect of seeing. Drawing from events in his life, his reading, his life-long ... Read full review

BENTO'S SKETCHBOOK

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A deceptively brief volume offers profound meditations on art, the creative process and so much more.Berger has long been difficult to categorize—philosopher? art critic? essayist? novelist?—and his ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
12
Section 2
57
Section 3
66
Section 4
71
Section 5
88
Section 6
91
Section 7
99
Section 8
107
Section 9
136
Section 10
142
Section 11
143
Section 12
146
Section 13
150
Section 14
163
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John Berger's many books include Ways of Seeing, the fiction trilogy Into Their Labours, the Booker Prize-winning novel G., and To the Wedding.

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