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The Story of Looking

The Story of Looking

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In The Story of Looking, 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 over the centuries. From great works of art to holiday photos, from cityscapes to cinema, through science and history, protest and propaganda, and the refusal to look, this book illuminates how we construct as well as receive the things we see.

Author: Mark Cousins
Publisher: Canongate Books
Published: 11/02/2021
Pages: 432
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 2.30lbs
Size: 9.00h x 7.00w x 1.00d
ISBN: 9781782119135

About the Author

Mark Cousins is a Northern Irish author and filmmaker. His books include Widescreen: Watching. Real. People. Elsewhere and The Story of Film. His films - including I am Belfast, The First Movie, Atomic and The Story of Film: An Odyssey - have won a Peabody Award, the Prix Italia and the Stanley Kubrick Award, and have been shown in MoMA in New York, at the Cannes Film Festival and around the world. He is Honorary Professor of Film at the University of Glasgow. He lives in Edinburgh.

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