John Berger
John BergerNovember 5, 1926 -
John Peter Berger (born 5 November 1926) is an English art critic, novelist, painter and poet. His novel G. won the 1972 Booker Prize, and his essay on art criticism Ways of Seeing, written as an accompaniment to a BBC series, is often used as a university text....

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David Hockney
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Tracey Emin
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