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The story of looking
The story of looking
Cousins, Mark, 1965-2017
Articles
Looking can be an act of empathy or aggression. It can provoke desire or express it. And from the blurry, edgeless world we inhabit as infants to the landscape of screens we grow into, looking can define us. In 'The Story of Looking', filmmaker and writer Mark Cousins takes us on a lightning-bright tour - in words and images - through how our looking selves develop over the course of a lifetime, and the ways that looking has changed through the centuries. From great works of art to tourist photographs, from cityscapes to cinema, through science and protest, propaganda and refusals to look, the false mirrors and great visionaries of looking, this book illuminates how we construct as well as receive the things we see.
Main title:
The story of looking / Mark Cousins.
Author:
Imprint:
Edinburgh : Canongate, 2017.
Collation:
426 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781782119111 (hbk)
Dewey class:
302.35302.35 COU
Language:
English
BRN:
2570220
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