Landscapes: John Berger on Art

Notes

In this collection of diverse worksessays, short stories, poems, translationswhich spans a lifetimes engagement with art.

Artist / Author John Berger
Editor Tom Overton
Publisher Verso
ISBN 978-1784785857
Reference P3734
Date 2018
Type Publication

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