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"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 the most 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.

About John Berger

John Berger was born in London in 1926. He is well known for his novels

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Author : John Berger
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
Data Published : 25 October 1990
ISBN : 0140135154
EAN : 9780140135152
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 166 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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