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ABOUT LOOKING

By: Berger, John

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000047791

ISBN: 0747599572

Condition: Very Good


As a novelist, art critic, and cultural historian, Booker Prize-winning aut hor John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight who se work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civiliz ation. In About Looking he explores our role as observers to reveal new lay ers of meaning in what we see. How do the animals we look at in zoos remind us of a relationship between man and beast all but lost in the twentieth c entury? What is it about looking at war photographs that doubles their alre ady potent violence? How do the nudes of Rodin betray the threats to ... View more info