RIP John Berger


Art critic John Berger changed how many viewed paintings. His essay Ways of Seeing Рand the accompanying TV series Рis an essential text for anyone interested in how we interact with art.

 

 

Berger was also a novelist – a controversial one. His novel G. won the Booker Prize in 1972 and in protest of sponsor Booker-McConnell’s involvement with the sugar industry in the Carribean, Berger gave half of the prize money to the Black Panthers.

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