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Art Theory and Writings -

Related category: Arts & Creativity
Related booklists: Art Therapy, Art and Artists - Worldwide, Modernism, John Berger,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Seven Dada Manifestoes and Lampisteries by Tristan Tzara
    Seven Dada Manifestoes and Lampisteries - by Tristan Tzara

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780714548609 | ISBN 10: 071454860x

    This volume contains Tristan Tzara’s famous manifestos, which first appeared between 1916 and 1921 and became essential texts of the modern movement and models for Breton’s Surrealist manifestos. Art for Tzara was both deadly serious and a game, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Landscapes: John Berger on Art by John Berger
    Landscapes: John Berger on Art - by John Berger

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784785857 | ISBN 10: 1784785857

    "John Berger teaches us how to think, how to feel how to stare at things until we see what we thought wasn’t there. But above all, he teaches us how to love in the face of adversity. He is a master."(Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Jar of Wild Flowers: Essays in Celebration of John Berger by Yasmin Gunaratnam (Editor)
    A Jar of Wild Flowers: Essays in Celebration of John Berger - by Yasmin Gunaratnam (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783608799 | ISBN 10: 178360879x

    Edited by Yasmin Gunaratnam with Amarjit Chandan Contributors include Ali Smith, Julie Christie, Sally Potter, Ram Rahman, Nick Thorpe, Hsiao-Hung Pai and others. "John Berger has made the world a better place to live in. These essays tell us h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Success and Failure of Picasso by John Berger
    The Success and Failure of Picasso - by John Berger

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241201244 | ISBN 10: 0241201241

    In this classic of art criticism, one of our foremost cultural historians grapples with the life and work of one of the twentieth century's most mercurial and prodigious artists.  In The Success and Failure of Picasso, John Berger places the art ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ways of Seeing by John Berger
    Ways of Seeing - by John Berger

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141035796 | ISBN 10: 014103579x

    Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics.  'But there is also another sense in which seeing comes before ... more

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  • Cover image of book Confabulations by John Berger
    Confabulations - by John Berger

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141984957 | ISBN 10: 0141984953

    'Language is a body, a living creature ... and this creature's home is the inarticulate as well as the articulate'.   John Berger's work has revolutionized the way we understand visual language. In this new book he writes about language itsel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Proust Was a Neuroscientist by Jonah Lehrer
    Proust Was a Neuroscientist - by Jonah Lehrer

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857862310 | ISBN 10: 0857862316

    Is science the only path to knowledge?   In this sparkling and provocative book Jonah Lehrer, author of The Decisive Moment, explains that when it comes to understanding the brain, art got there first. Taking a group of celebrated writers ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Necessity of Art by Ernst Fischer, with an introduction by John Berger, translated by Anna Bostock
    The Necessity of Art - by Ernst Fischer, with an introduction by John Berger, translated by Anna Bostock

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844675937 | ISBN 10: 1844675939

    One of the twentieth centurys most influential books on art, with a new introduction by the author of Ways of Seeing. Art is necessary in order that man should be able to recognize and change the world. But art is also necessary by virtue of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Exploring Site-Specific Art: Issues of Space & Internationalism by Judith Rugg
    Exploring Site-Specific Art: Issues of Space & Internationalism - by Judith Rugg

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848850644 | ISBN 10: 1848850646

    Over recent years a greater diversity of spaces has opened up worldwide for the making and display of art beyond the gallery. A new space consciousness has developed, with an emphasis on the significance of the spatial. Judith Rugg takes up a ran ... more

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  • Cover image of book About Looking by John Berger
    About Looking - by John Berger

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747599579 | ISBN 10: 0747599572

    As a novelist, essayist, 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 o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading Art, Reading Irigaray: The Politics of Art by Women by Hilary Robinson
    Reading Art, Reading Irigaray: The Politics of Art by Women - by Hilary Robinson

    £62.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781860649530 | ISBN 10: 186064953x

    Luce Irigaray is one of the foremost philosophers and feminist thinkers of our day. Her work has had an enormous impact on the visual arts and is widely taught and read across the field - yet the actual implications of this influential body of though ... more

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  • Cover image of book And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As Photos by John Berger
    And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As Photos - by John Berger

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747576914 | ISBN 10: 0747576912

    'Those who read or listen to our stories see everything as though through a lens. This lens is the secret of narration, and it is ground anew in every story, ground between the temporal and the timeless ... In our brief mortal lives, we are grinders ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shape of a Pocket by John Berger
    The Shape of a Pocket - by John Berger

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780747558101 | ISBN 10: 0747558108

    John Berger writes: '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 a ... more

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