Ways of Looking (from Prof Miller)

Inspired by this photograph of a scene in Manchester UK, we can consider different ways of seeing everyday things. Consider differences between “highbrow” and “lowbrow” culture – at first glance, one might see this scene as mundane, average, ordinary. Yet looking closer there is beauty to be found.

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A link to the article we discussed, and some more resources on ways to look at art (and by extension – the world) are below. Enjoy!

Like a beautiful painting’: image of New Year’s mayhem in Manchester goes viral


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