John Berger was an English art critic, novelist, painter, poet and author. His novel G. won the 1972 Booker Prize. His seminal essay on art criticism Ways of Seeing, was written as an accompaniment to his 1972 BBC TV series of the same name.
‘Clarity is more important than money’
After winning the Booker Prize for Fiction in 1972, John Berger spoke out against the award’s historic roots in...
Rostia Kunovsky: Fenêtres Lettres
On an incognito yet convivial art which animates even when there is no promise of survival
Let Vietnam live!
"The simple issue around which all the history of the rest of the century will concentrate: are we in the privileged...
"Impossible now to think of train travel without a kind of tenderness - as if that is what love is: arrival after...
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe Time We Live
What might we hope for from life? Watching the London riots from afar John Berger finds a small passport that lets...
John Berger: a life in Gaza