John Berger (1926-2017) was an English artist and writer. Most recognized as one of the major art critics of the past fifty years, Berger was an outspoken critic on all aspects of life and society. He was a contributor to Brick for over two decades.
Last week Picasso’s painting Les femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’), painted in 1955 (sixty years ago), was sold at Christie’s in New York for $180 million. Picasso’s decision to paint it was, in part, inspired by his wish to announce . . .