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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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 SKETCHBOOKUser 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