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  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241472873
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $12.99

Steps Towards a Small Theory of the Visible




We live within a spectacle of empty clothes and unworn masks.

In this series of remarkable pieces from across his career, John Berger celebrates and dissects the close links between art and society and the individual. Few writers give a more vivid and moving sense of how we make art and how art makes us.

GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241472873
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $12.99

About the author

John Berger

John Berger was born in London in 1926. He is well known for his novels & stories as well as for his works of nonfiction, including several volumes of art criticism. His first novel, 'A Painter of Our Time', was published in 1958, & since then his books have included the novel 'G.', which won the Booker Prize in 1972. In 1962 he left Britain permanently, & he now lives in a small village in the French Alps.

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