Ways of Seeing

Ways of Seeing

"Ways of Seeing" was a 1972 BBC television series created chiefly by writer John Berger and producer Mike Dibb, that gave rise to a later book of the same name. The series and book criticize traditional Western cultural aesthetics by raising questions about hidden ideologies in visual images.

The book "Ways of Seeing" was made by Berger and Dibb, along with Sven Blomberg, Chris Fox, and Richard Hollis. cite book | last = Berger | first = John | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = Ways of Seeing | publisher = British Broadcasting Corporation and Penguin Books | date = 1972 | location = London | pages = | url = | doi = | id = | isbn = 0563122447 (BBC), ISBN 0140216316, ISBN 0140135154 (pbk) ] The book consists of seven numbered essays: four using words and images; and three essays using only images.The book has contributed to feminist readings of popular culture, through essays that focus particularly on depictions of women in advertisements and oil paintings. [ cite book
last = Walters
first = Suzanna Danuta
coauthors =
title = [http://books.google.com/books?id=1V5JYMY3P1QC Material Girls: Making Sense of Feminist Cultural Theory]
publisher = University of California Press
date = 1995
pages = pp. 51-2
month =
isbn = 0520089782
] "Ways of Seeing" is considered to be a seminal text for current studies of visual culture and art history.


*Fuery, Patrick and Kelli Fuery, "Visual Cultures and Critical Theory", London: Hodder Arnold Publications. (2003) ISBN 0340807482.

External links

* [http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/gaze/gaze08.html Notes on the Gaze by Daniel Chandler]
* [http://courses.washington.edu/englhtml/engl569/berger/ Illustrations and Amplifications for John Berger's Ways of Seeing ]
* [http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jsa3/hum355/readings/berger.htm Excerpt from Ways of Seeing]
* [http://mh.cla.umn.edu/ebibld5.html part of Ch.1 of Ways of Seeing]

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