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Portraits : John Berger on Artists (Hardcover)

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A major new book from one of the world’s leading writers and art criticsOne of the world’s most celebrated art writers, John Berger takes us through centuries of art in this distinctive history that will enlighten and inspire. InPortraits, Berger connects art and history in revolutionary ways, from the prehistoric paintings of the Chauvet caves to Randa Mdah’s work about contemporary Palestine. In his penetrating and singular prose, Berger presents entirely new ways of thinking about art history, and artists both canonized and obscure,from Rembrandt, to Henry Moore, Jackson Pollock to Picasso. Throughout, Berger maintains the essential connection between politics, art and the wider study of culture. A beautifully illustrated walk through many centuries of visual culture from one of the contemporary world's most incisive critical voices.
One of the world?s most celebrated art writers, John Berger takes us through centuries of art in this distinctive history that will enlighten and inspire. InPortraits, Berger connects art and history in revolutionary ways, from the prehistoric paintings of the Chauvet caves to Randa Mdah?s work about contemporary Palestine. In his penetrating and singular prose, Berger presents entirely new ways of thinking about art history, and artists both canonized and obscure,from Rembrandt, to Henry Moore, Jackson Pollock to Picasso. Throughout, Berger maintains the essential connection between politics, art and the wider study of culture. A beautifully illustrated walk through many centuries of visual culture from one of the contemporary world's most incisive critical voices.
Number of Pages: 512
Genre: Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: John Berger
Language: English
Street Date: November 24, 2015
TCIN: 18856230
UPC: 9781784781767
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-3711
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