|Berger, John. Ways of Seeing: Based on the BBC Television Series (A Pelican Original). Penguin, 1977. ISBN: 0140216316. Unmarked text. Small corner crease and a few bumps on cover. Good. Paperback. (#30533) $12.00
Based on BBC television series with John Berger. Extensively illustrated. Six essays. Classic text, first published in 1972. Covers the psychological and social implications of visual imagery and encourages the reader to see the world with new eyes to allow greater understanding of the images around them.
|Bogousslavsky, J. and F. Boller (editors). Neurological Disorders In Famous Artists (Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience). S. Karger AG (Switzerland), 2005. ISBN: 3805579144. Unmarked text. Very Good. Hardcover. (#23402) $85.00
The study of how a neurological disorder can change the artistic activity and behavior of creative people is a largely unexplored field. This publication looks at Van Gogh, Ravel, Poe, Kant, Haydn and many more, presenting fascinating insights into the relationship between brain disease and creativity in famous minds. 192+pp. 38. figures, 14 in color. 3 tables. Index.
|Folgarait, Leonardo. Painting 1909: Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein, Henri Bergson, Comics, Albert Einstein, and Anarchy. Yale University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780300218015. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30349) $20.00
This book examines the ways in which Picasso’s art of 1909 intertwines and engages with the larger intellectual framework of his time and sheds light on how the writings of Gertrude Stein, the philosophy of Henri Bergson, the theories of Albert Einstein, and even American comic strips played a role in the development of Picasso’s unique artistic style. 226p.