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About Looking
About Looking
Written by John Berger
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ISBN: 9780307794178
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About Looking

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
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As a novelist, art critic, 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... Read more >
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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos
And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos
Written by John Berger
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ISBN: 9780307794253
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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
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Berger reveals the ties between love and absence, the ways poetry endows language with the assurance of prayer, and the tensions between the forward movement of sexuality and the steady backward tug of time. He recreates the mysterious forces at work in a Rembrandt painting, transcribes the sensorial experience of viewing... Read more >
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Keeping a Rendezvous
Keeping a Rendezvous
Written by John Berger
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ISBN: 9780307794291
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Keeping a Rendezvous

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $14.99

When he stands before Giorgione's La Tempesta, John Berger sees not only the painting but our whole notion of time, sweeping us away from a lost Eden. A photograph of a gravely joyful crowd gathered on a Prague street in November 1989 provokes reflection on the meaning of democracy and the... Read more >
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Sense of Sight
Sense of Sight
Written by John Berger
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ISBN: 9780307794215
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Sense of Sight

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
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With this provocative and infinitely moving collection of essays, a preeminent critic of our time responds to the profound questions posed by the visual world. For when John Berger writes about Cubism, he writes not only of Braque, Léger, Picasso, and Gris, but of that incredible moment early in this century... Read more >
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Antoine's Alphabet
Antoine's Alphabet
Written by Jed Perl
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ISBN: 9780307385949
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Antoine's Alphabet
Watteau and His World
Written by Jed Perl


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $15.00

Antoine Watteau, one of the most mysterious painters who ever lived, is the inspiration for this delightful investigation of the tangled relationship between art and life. Weaving together historical fact and personal reflections, the influential art critic Jed Perl reconstructs the amazing story of this pioneering bohemian artist who, although he... Read more >
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The Shape of a Pocket
The Shape of a Pocket
Written by John Berger
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ISBN: 9780307490841
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The Shape of a Pocket

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2009
Price: $13.99

The pocket in question is a small pocket of resistance. A pocket is formed when two or more people come together in agreement. The resistance is against the inhumanity of the New World Economic Order. The people coming together are the reader, me, and those the essays are about–Rembrandt, Paleolithic cave... Read more >
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New Art City
New Art City
Written by Jed Perl
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ISBN: 9780307538888
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New Art City
Manhattan at Mid-Century
Written by Jed Perl


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2009
Price: $16.99

In this landmark work, Jed Perl captures the excitement of a generation of legendary artists–Jackson Pollack, Joseph Cornell, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ellsworth Kelly among them–who came to New York, mingled in its lofts and bars, and revolutionized American art. In a continuously arresting narrative, Perl also portrays such less well known... Read more >
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Selected Essays of John Berger
Selected Essays of John Berger
Written by John Berger
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ISBN: 9780307490704
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Selected Essays of John Berger

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $16.99

The writing career of John Berger–poet, storyteller, playwright, and essayist–has yielded some of the most original and compelling examinations of art and life of the past half century. In this essential volume, Geoff Dyer has brought together a rich selection of many of Berger’s seminal essays.

Berger’s insights make it impossible... Read more >
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Antoine's Alphabet
Antoine's Alphabet
Written by Jed Perl
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ISBN: 9780307270450
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Antoine's Alphabet

Written by Jed Perl


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $13.99

Antoine Watteau, one of the most mysterious painters who ever lived, is the inspiration for this delightful investigation of the tangled relationship between art and life. Weaving together historical fact and personal reflections, the influential art critic Jed Perl reconstructs the amazing story of this pioneering bohemian artist who, although he... Read more >
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The Intangibilities of Form
The Intangibilities of Form
Written by John Roberts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844671670
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The Intangibilities of Form
Skill and Deskilling in Art after the Readymade
Written by John Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 249 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2007
Price: $27.95

In this intellectually wide-ranging book John Roberts develops a labor theory of culture as a model for explaining the dynamics of avant-garde art and the expansion of artistic authority in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

From Duchamp to Warhol, conceptual art, and the “post-visual” practices of the moment, Roberts explores the relationship... Read more >
New Art City
New Art City
Written by Jed Perl
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400034659
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New Art City
Manhattan at Mid-Century
Written by Jed Perl


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $18.95

In this landmark work, Jed Perl captures the excitement of a generation of legendary artists–Jackson Pollack, Joseph Cornell, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ellsworth Kelly among them–who came to New York, mingled in its lofts and bars, and revolutionized American art. In a continuously arresting narrative, Perl also portrays such less well known... Read more >
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Born Under Saturn
Born Under Saturn
Written by Rudolf Wittkower and Margot Wittkower, Introduction by Joseph Connors
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590172131
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Born Under Saturn
The Character and Conduct of Artists
Written by Rudolf Wittkower and Margot Wittkower
Introduction by Joseph Connors


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: November 28, 2006
Price: $18.95

A rare art history classic that The New York Times calls a “delightful, scholarly and gossipy romp through the character and conduct of artists from antiquity to the French Revolution.”

Born Under Saturn is a classic work of scholarship written with a light and winning touch. Margot and Rudolf Wittkower explore the... Read more >
Still Looking
Still Looking
Written by John Updike
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400044184
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Still Looking
Essays on American Art
Written by John Updike


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $45.00

When, in 1989, a collection of John Updike’s writings on art appeared under the title Just Looking, a reviewer in the San Francisco Chronicle commented, “He refreshes for us the sense of prose opportunity that makes art a sustaining subject to people who write about it.” In the sixteen years since... Read more >
The Double Content Of Art
The Double Content Of Art
Written by John Dilworth
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591022350
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The Double Content Of Art

Written by John Dilworth


Format: Hardcover, 300 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2004
Price: $59.99

In this original work on aesthetics, philosopher John Dilworth offers an unusual theory of the nature of artworks. The Double Content (DC) view is the first comprehensive theory of art that is able to satisfactorily explain the nature of all kinds of artworks in a unified way — whether paintings, novels... Read more >
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