Selected essays

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Pantheon Books, Dec 26, 2001 - Literary Collections - 588 pages
On the occasion of his seventy-fith birthday, Pantheon is publishing a gathering of John Berger's most insightful and provocative writings on art over the past forty years. Selected Essaysbrings together a comprehensive array of writings from Berger's previous collections:Toward Reality,The Moment of Cubism,The Look of Things,About Looking,The Sense of Sight, andKeeping a Rendezvous. From Piero to Pollock, from Kokoschka to La Tour, from mass demonstrations to museumsthe ideas in these essays are as fresh and compelling as they were when first published. Polemical, meditative, radical, always original, they display a remarkable continuity of thoughtful inquiry and political engagement.

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John Berger was born in London in 1926. His many books include the Booker Prize-winning novel G. and, more recently, To the Wedding and King. Amongst his outstanding studies of art and photography are Another Way of Telling, The Success and Failure of Picasso, and Ways of Seeing. Berger lives in a small village in the French Alps.

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