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John Berger, art critic and Booker Prize winner, dies at 90

He won the Man Booker Prize in 1972 for his novel G. (image credit: Wikimedia Commons) Photograph:( Others )

Others New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 02, 2017, 10.58 PM (IST)

Renowned art-critic and Man Booker Prize winner John Berger passed away at the age of 90 in Paris. 

He won the Booker for his novel G in 1972. He donated half the cash prize to Black Panthers, the revolutionary black movement.

He was a well-know Marxist. He is known for the BBC television series ''Ways of Seeing'' which also came out as a book.

(WION)