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Durer (was: Nudes/--Please read "Ways of Seeing")

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John Bibby, QED of York, York, England (qed)
Sat, 15 Nov 1997 18:40:16 +0000

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On 14 Nov 97 at 23:44, Katherine Giltinan wrote:
> ... John Berger put together a series for British TV, which was
> made
> into a powerful little paperback, Ways of Seeing. It makes a
> complex subject easy to understand. Please read it.
>
Come to think of it, his introductory essay to the recent T&H book on
Durer also made a lot of interesting points about nudes. (Durer was
remarkable for his time in the detailed study he made of the human
body - male and female. His "Analysis of Human Proportion has just
been re-issued in English with facsimile - let me know if you are
interested.

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