Ways of Seeing

I watched this this week after hearing of John Berger’s death. I am blown away by his insight in to capitalisms basis in European paintings and ways of life. Worth sitting down and watching all four in one go.

“to be nude is to be seen naked by others and yet not recognised for oneself. A nude has to be seen as an object in order to be a nude. In other words, art is a commodity and a woman in art is an object.”

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