Tag Archives: John Berger

New Ways of Seeing

I have chosen to respond to James Bridle’s series on the BBC 4 channel concerning his observations on Berger’s ‘Ways of Seeing’. It is presented as a series of broadcasts on his understanding of Berger’s insight on visual art. Later I will cast some doubts on Bridle’s thinking around the internet and its influence on thinking and doing. However, John …

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All-consuming Beauty

I was walking past a nail bar, one of the kind you find from the centre of London to provincial market towns, and caught sight of the small-print words ‘Fat Freezing’ on the sign swinging outside. I wondered why this was not strange. I stopped and read the sign. The words that had simultaneously attracted and repelled me were in …

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COMING in the next issue Volume 31 no.4 May / June 2017

In the May issue: THE RELEVANCE OF CRITICAL THEORY CHRIS CUTRONE Chris Cutrone (Adjunct Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism, School of the Art Institute of Chicago . A BRUSH WITH JOHN BERGER, HIROSHIMA AND THE KITCHEN SINK KEN TURNER remembers his personal meetings with John Berger over Hiroshima., the Kitchen Sink Painters and the Partisan Coffee House. THE …

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