Do you find it difficult to understand when viewing exhibitions or works? Even after reading the introduction, but still confused?
This time, we will show you two books. Through simple and easy-to-understand words and images, you can easily enter the world of art. It not only learns the thinking mode of aesthetics and analysis, but also broadens the thinking frame. In the future, whether it is watching works or life, you can continue to use this mode to apply.
Ways of Seeing
This book is John Berger's most impactful work on the visual arts, exploring the way we see art and the world,
The most refined and impactful work of classic visual art.
"Seeing before speaking" means that children begin to see and discern, and then speak; and each person's way of seeing things will change according to his own understanding, depending on his understanding of identity, knowledge, belief, and beauty. produce a different way of viewing. Emphasizing "form" and "argument," this book teaches readers the concepts of questioning and inquiry, examining our own worth, and reminding us how to look at things.
Susan Sontag's classic work, known as the "Bible" of the photography industry. The author delves into the nature of photography, including whether photography is art or not, the interaction between photography and painting, the relationship between photography and the real world, and the predatory and aggressive nature of photography.
"On the surface, photography reflects reality, but in fact, the photographic image becomes a world of its own, a world of images, in an attempt to replace the real world." Through Susan's six poignant comments, let us re-examine the social role of photography. It's about how we are influenced by our current image-infested world, and how we rely on these images to provide a sense of reality to our lives. Regardless of age, this book can inspire readers to think and re-examine the concept of beauty.