Ways of Seeing

Ways of Seeing
Author: John Berger
Release: 2008-09-25
Editor: Penguin UK
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780141917986
Language: en
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How do we see the world around us? The Penguin on Design series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever. "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 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.

John Berger s Ways of Seeing

John Berger s Ways of Seeing
Author: Emmanouil Kalkanis
Release: 2018-02-21
Editor: CRC Press
Pages: 108
ISBN: 9780429939860
Language: en
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Ways of Seeing is a key art-historical work that continues to provoke widespread debate. It is comprised of seven different essays, three of which are pictorial and the other containing texts and images. Berger first examines the relationship between seeing and knowing, discussing how our assumptions affect how we see a painting. He moves on to consider the role of women in artwork, particularly regarding the female nude. The third essay deals with oil painting looking at the relationship between subjects and ownership. Finally, Berger addresses the idea of ownership in a consumerist society, discussing the power of imagery in advertising, with particular regards to photography.

Ways of Telling

Ways of Telling
Author: Geoff Dyer
Release: 1986
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 186
ISBN: UOM:39015011893354
Language: en
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Ways of Seeing

Ways of Seeing
Author: John Berger
Release: 1990-12-01
Editor: Penguin Books
Pages: 180
ISBN: 0140135154
Language: en
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“The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled” -- so opens John Berger’s revolutionary million-copy bestseller on how to look at art 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 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.

Seeing Berger

Seeing Berger
Author: Peter Fuller
Release: 1981
Editor: Writers & Readers Publishing
Pages: 40
ISBN: UOM:39015006356599
Language: en
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"In this incisive counter-polemic Peter Fuller underlines what is most valuable in Berger's criticism, while attacking the art ideologists who would negate the existence of any aesthetic experience. He succinctly agues the case for a materialistic understanding of art and its value which moves beyond ideology and permits one to confront the 'masterpiece', the work of art which breaks free from the norms of tradition and transcends its time."--back cover.

New Ways of Seeing

New Ways of Seeing
Author: Grant Scott
Release: 2020-08-12
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781000213324
Language: en
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Those born since the digital revolution, seem to have the hardest time re-imagining the role of photography in the world today. Thinking of photography as a visual language is the approach this book adopts to addresses this challenge.Considering photography in this way develops the metaphor of 'learning a language' when attempting to explain what photography can be, and what it can give a student in transferable creative and life skills. This begins with challenging the pre-conception that successful photography is defined by the successful single image or 'the good photograph'.The book emphasises the central role of narrative and visual storytelling through a technique of 'photosketching' to develop the building blocks of visual creativity and ultimately to craft successful bodies of photographic work.New Ways of Seeing explains how to both learn and teach photography as a visual language, appropriate for both professionals and students working today.

About Looking

About Looking
Author: John Berger
Release: 2015-11-19
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781408872154
Language: en
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As a novelist, essayist, and cultural historian, John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civilization. In About Looking he explores our role as observers to reveal new layers 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 century? What is it about looking at war photographs that doubles their already potent violence? How do the nudes of Rodin betray the threats to his authority and potency posed by clay and flesh? And how does solitude inform the art of Giacometti? In asking these and other questions, Berger alters the vision of anyone who reads his work.

Landscapes

Landscapes
Author: John Berger
Release: 2016-11-01
Editor: Verso Books
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781784785871
Language: en
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A major new work from the world’s leading writer on art Landscapes, the companion volume to John Berger’s highly acclaimed Portraits, explores what art tells us about ourselves. “Berger’s work is an invitation to reimagine; to see in different ways,” writes Tom Overton in the introduction to this volume. As a master storyteller and thinker John Berger challenges readers to rethink their every assumption about the role of creativity in our lives. In this brilliant collection of diverse pieces—essays, short stories, poems, translations—which spans a lifetime’s engagement with art, John Berger reveals how he came to his own unique way of seeing. He pays homage to the writers and thinkers who infuenced him, such as Walter Benjamin, Rosa Luxemburg and Bertolt Brecht. His expansive perspective takes in artistic movements and individual artists—from the Renaissance to the present—while never neglecting the social and political context of their creation. Berger pushes at the limits of art writing, demonstrating beautifully how his artist’s eye makes him a storyteller in these essays, rather than a critic. With “landscape” as an animating, liberating metaphor rather than a rigid defnition, this collection surveys the aesthetic landscapes that have informed, challenged and nourished John Berger’s understanding of the world. Landscapes—alongside Portraits—completes a tour through the history of art that will be an intellectual benchmark for many years to come.

Young Children Pedagogy and the Arts

Young Children  Pedagogy and the Arts
Author: Felicity McArdle,Gail Boldt
Release: 2013-09-02
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 236
ISBN: 9781136215803
Language: en
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Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts is an innovative text that describes practices and research that cross all five strands of the arts—visual, drama, music, dance, and media—and illuminates ways of understanding children and their arts practices that go beyond the common traditions. The book: - Offers practical and rich illustrations of teachers’ and children’s work based on international research that integrates theory with practice; - Brings a critical lens to arts education; - Includes summaries, reflective questions, and recommended further readings with every chapter. Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts provides a more nuanced understanding of the arts through an exploration of specific instances in which committed teachers and researchers are discovering what contemporary multimodal tools offer to young children. Chapters contain examples of ‘doing’ the arts in the early years, new ways of teaching, and how to use emerging technologies to develop multiliteracies, equity, agency, social and cultural capital, and enhance the learning and engagement of marginalized children.

Chinese Ways of Seeing and Open Air Painting

Chinese Ways of Seeing and Open Air Painting
Author: Yi Gu
Release: 2021-02-01
Editor: BRILL
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781684176137
Language: en
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"How did modern Chinese painters see landscape? Did they depict nature in the same way as premodern Chinese painters? What does the artistic perception of modern Chinese painters reveal about the relationship between artists and the nation-state? Could an understanding of modern Chinese landscape painting tell us something previously unknown about art, political change, and the epistemological and sensory regime of twentieth-century China?Yi Gu tackles these questions by focusing on the rise of open-air painting in modern China. Chinese artists almost never painted outdoors until the late 1910s, when the New Culture Movement prompted them to embrace direct observation, linear perspective, and a conception of vision based on Cartesian optics. The new landscape practice brought with it unprecedented emphasis on perception and redefined artistic expertise. Central to the pursuit of open-air painting from the late 1910s right through to the early 1960s was a reinvigorated and ever-growing urgency to see suitably as a Chinese and to see the Chinese homeland correctly. Examining this long-overlooked ocular turn, Gu not only provides an innovative perspective from which to reflect on complicated interactions of the global and local in China, but also calls for rethinking the nature of visual modernity there."

The Sociology of Art

The Sociology of Art
Author: David Inglis,John Hughson
Release: 2017-09-16
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781137044945
Language: en
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What can Sociology add to our understanding of art? This volume brings together a range of respected scholars in the field who demonstrate the many ways in which sociology can add to our understanding of artistic issues. Covering all the major schools of thought, and dealing with many different art forms, the book offers the reader a comprehensive and accessible guide to an often complex area. It will be an invaluable resource for students seeking to understand sociology's contributions to the study of artistic and aesthetic issues.

Clearing a Path

Clearing a Path
Author: Carmen Robertson,Sherry Farrell Racette
Release: 2009
Editor: University of Regina Press
Pages: 86
ISBN: 0889772266
Language: en
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This catalogue includes introductory essays by the curators of the art exhibition Clearing a Path, along with photographs of the exhibitions pieces and artist statements from 21 participating artists.

Representing Africa in Children s Literature

Representing Africa in Children s Literature
Author: Vivian Yenika-Agbaw
Release: 2007-12-13
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781135923679
Language: en
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Representing Africa in Children’s Literature explores how African and Western authors portray youth in contemporary African societies, critically examining the dominant images of Africa and Africans in books published between 1960 and 2005. The book focuses on contemporary children’s and young adult literature set in Africa, examining issues regarding colonialism, the politics of representation, and the challenges posed to both "insiders" and "outsiders" writing about Africa for children.

A Painter of Our Time

A Painter of Our Time
Author: John Berger
Release: 2010
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 201
ISBN: 1844676390
Language: en
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Exiled in London, the Hungarian artist Janos Lavin disappears one day, into thin air. His journal offers his friend John the only clues to where he has gone and why.

Rural Rides

Rural Rides
Author: William Cobbett
Release: 2020-04-09
Editor: e-artnow
Pages: 634
ISBN: EAN:4064066060268
Language: en
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Rural Rides is the book for which the English journalist, agriculturist and political reformer William Cobbett is best known. At the time of writing Rural Rides, in the early 1820s, Cobbett was a radical anti-Corn Law campaigner. He embarked on a series of journeys by horseback through the countryside of Southeast England and the English Midlands. He wrote down what he saw from the points of view both of a farmer and a social reformer. The result documents the early 19th-century countryside and its people as well as giving free vent to Cobbett's opinions

100 Ways of Seeing an Unequal World

100 Ways of Seeing an Unequal World
Author: Bob Sutcliffe
Release: 2001-04
Editor: Zed Books
Pages: 306
ISBN: 185649814X
Language: en
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This innovative book builds on the fact that there is now a large body of statistical information about today's highly unequal world. Bob Sutcliffe looks at current affairs, development, and international relations. For anyone wanting to understand the contemporary world, this book probes complex economic issues using innovative diagrams and charts.

Another Way of Telling

Another Way of Telling
Author: John Berger,Jean Mohr
Release: 2016-04-07
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781408864463
Language: en
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In one of the most eloquent accounts of photography ever devised (originally published in 1982 and unavailable for many years), the writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr set out to understand the fundamental nature of photography and how it makes its impact. Asking a range of questions – What is a photograph? What do photographs mean? How can they be used? – they give their answers in terms of a photograph as 'a meeting place where the interests of the photographer, the photographed, the viewer and those who are using the photography are often contradictory'. From these beginnings they develop a theory of photography that has at its centre the form's essential ambiguity, arguing that photography is totally unlike a film and has nothing to do with reportage. Rather, it constitutes 'another way of telling'. The unique combination of critic and photographer results in a work that moves beyond the landmarks established by Walter Benjamin, Roland Barthes and Susan Sontag to establish a new theory of photography. This unique combination of words and pictures includes 230 photographs by Jean Mohr.

Ministering Graciously to the Gay and Lesbian Community

Ministering Graciously to the Gay and Lesbian Community
Author: Brian Keith Williams
Release: 2005
Editor: Destiny Image Publishers
Pages: 457
ISBN: 9780768422689
Language: en
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Helps you understand what will enable those individuals who are entrenched in what is called an 'alternative' lifestyle to find a path of peace in the recovery of their soul and self-esteem. Educate those who want to learn, to relate and to understand in order to genuinely minister graciously to the gay and lesbian community, whether they be family, friends, or fellow church members. Equip the reader with the information to gently and lovingly apply the oil of God's Spirit and the wine of God's love.

Seeing What Others Don t

Seeing What Others Don t
Author: Gary Klein
Release: 2013-06-25
Editor: PublicAffairs
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781610392754
Language: en
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A renowned cognitive psychologist reveals the science behind achieving breakthrough discoveries, allowing readers to confidently solve problems, improve decision-making, and achieve success. Insights-like Darwin's understanding of the way evolution actually works, and Watson and Crick's breakthrough discoveries about the structure of DNA-can change the world. Yet we know very little about when, why, or how insights are formed-or what blocks them. In Seeing What Others Don't, Gary Klein unravels the mystery. Klein is a keen observer of people in their natural settings-scientists, businesspeople, firefighters, police officers, soldiers, family members, friends, himself-and uses a marvelous variety of stories to illuminate his research into what insights are and how they happen. What, for example, enabled Harry Markopolos to put the finger on Bernie Madoff? How did Dr. Michael Gottlieb make the connections between different patients that allowed him to publish the first announcement of the AIDS epidemic? How did Martin Chalfie come up with a million-dollar idea (and a Nobel Prize) for a natural flashlight that enabled researchers to look inside living organisms to watch biological processes in action? Klein also dissects impediments to insight, such as when organizations claim to value employee creativity and to encourage breakthroughs but in reality block disruptive ideas and prioritize avoidance of mistakes. Or when information technology systems are "dumb by design" and block potential discoveries. Both scientifically sophisticated and fun to read, Seeing What Others Don't shows that insight is not just a "eureka!" moment but a whole new way of understanding.

SEEING THROUGH DRAWING

SEEING THROUGH DRAWING
Author: Anonim
Release: 2017
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1999712307
Language: en
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