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The Misshapen Polyp Floated on the Shores, a Sort of Smiling and Hideous Cyclops (1883) by Odilon Redon  "What is beauty, and if it is in the eye of the beholder, then what is it that is being said to be in the eye of the beholder?"
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The Misshapen Polyp Floated on the Shores, a Sort of Smiling and Hideous Cyclops (1883) by Odilon Redon
"What is beauty, and if it is in the eye of the beholder, then what is it that is being said to be in the eye of the beholder?"
Venus of Urbino (1538, detail) by Titian makes direct eye contact with the viewer
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Venus of Urbino (1538, detail) by Titian makes direct eye contact with the viewer
Venus at the Opera (1844) by Grandville (French, 1803 – 1847)
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Venus at the Opera (1844) by Grandville (French, 1803 – 1847)

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Eyes are organs of vision that detect light. Different kinds of light-sensitive organs are found in a variety of organisms. The simplest eyes do nothing but detect whether the surroundings are light or dark, while more complex eyes can distinguish shapes and colors.

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Attack on the eye




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