Ways of Seeing
Reviewed By: Cathy Ryan
Beautiful and eye opening about how we perceive the world around us. – Cathy Ryan – Cork, Ireland
Author: John Berger
Language availability: English
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, Roger Ebert, 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.