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"Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak." Chap. 1, p. 7

"Soon after we can see, we are aware that we can also be seen. The eye of the other combines with our own eye to make it fully credible that we are part of the visible world." Chap. 1, p. 9

"The invention of the camera changed the way men saw. The visible came to mean something different to them. This was immediately reflected in painting." Chap. 1, p. 18

"The National Gallery sells more reproductions of Leonardo's cartoon of 'The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and St. John the Baptist' than any other picture in their collection. A few years ago it was known only to scholars. It became famous because an American wanted to buy it for two and a half million pounds." Chap. 1, p. 23

"What the modern means of reproduction have done is to...

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