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The White Bird By John Berger

The White Bird by John Berger

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A collection of writing by the well-known art critic and cultural historian. The essays include major statements on painting and the philosophy of art (eg "The Moment of Cubism") as well as pieces on travel, love, poetry, story-telling, politics and writers.

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The White Bird: Writings by John Berger

A collection of writing by the John Berger, a well known art critic and historian which include major statements on painting and the philosophy of art (eg "The Moment of Cubism"), as well as essays on travel, love, story-telling, poetry, politics and writers. The papers have been gathered from a variety of sources and include some previously unpublished pieces (eg "The White Bird"). John Berger is an influential art critic and cultural historian, well-known for his TV series and book "Ways of Seeing". He won the 1972 Booker Prize for his novel "G". He has also written "Pig Earth", a collection of short stories, poems and sketches about life in a French peasant community.

Table of Contents

"The White Bird" - Rembrandt self-portrait, self-portrait 1914-18; "Leaving home" - Durer, one night in Strasbourg, on the banks of the Sava, on the Bosphorus, Manhattan; "Two dreams" - the city of Sodom; "Love's ABC" - Goya, Bonnard, Modigliani's alphabet of love, the Hals mystery; "The last pictures" - Ernst Fischer, Francois, Georges and Amelie; "The 'work' of art" - on a Degas bronze of a dancer, the moment of cubism, the eyes of Claude Monet; "The unmade road" - Mayakovsky, Leopardi, Hiroshima.

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The White Bird: Writings by John Berger
Used - Very Good
Vintage Publishing
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