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Through the eyes of a child

Duration: 02:06

John Berger uses a Caravaggio painting to show the difference in how children and adults interpret what they see, demonstrating a child's tendency to understand images in relation to their own experience.

Available since: Thu 14 Jul 2011


John Berger

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Ways of Seeing Episode 1

1/4 John Berger examines the impact of photography on our appreciation of art from the past.

First broadcast: 28 Sep 2008

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