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Berger, John Peter

Born: 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
Nationality: English
Categories: Authors, Critics

English author, art critic, and Marxist

1926 – Born on the 5th of December in London, England.

1944-1946 – He served in the British Army.

Enrolled in the Chelsea School of Art and the Central School of Art in London.

1948-1955 – He teach, drawing and became an art critic, publishing many essays and reviews in the New Statesman.

1958 – Published his first novel, A Painter of Our Time.

1962 – Wrote the novel "The Foot of Clive".

1964-1975 – Wrote novels "Corker’s Freedom" 1964, nonfiction "The Success and Failure of Picasso" 1965, "A

Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor" 1967, "Art and Revolution: Ernst Neizvestny and the Role of the Artist in the U.S.S.R." 1969, "The Moment of Cubism, and Other Essays" 1969, "A Seventh Man: A Book of Images and Words About the Experience of Migrant Workers in Europe" 1975.

1972 – BBC broadcast his television series Ways of Seeing.

         – Won the Booker Prize for his novel G., a romantic picaresque set in the Europe.

1967 – Wrote A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor.

1975 – A Seventh Man: Migrant Workers in Europe.

Berger’s recent novels include To the Wedding, a love story dealing with the AIDS crisis, and King: A Street

Story, a novel on homeless and shantytown life told from the perspective of a street dog.