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1 The Enchanted Eye “It is time to abandon the world of the civilized and its light.” – Georges Bataille “I have discarded clarity as worthless. Working in darkness., I have discovered lightning.” – André Breton

2 Eye spot on a Chaetodon fish of the coral reefs.

3 Peral; Pearl Spotted Owl seen from behind.

4 Head and wings of Laternaria, alligator bug.

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7 Wodaabe youth in the throes of courtship.

8 Creator: Jan Provoost (c ) Title: Sacred Allegory Work Type: painting Date: c Material: oil on wood Measurements: 50.5 x 40 cm Repository: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

9 Creator: Domenico Beccafumi Title: Saint Lucy Work Type: painting Date: 1521 Material: oil on panel Measurements: 55 x 38 cm Repository: Banca monte dei paschi di Siena

10 Creator: Giovanni Bellini (c ) Title: Christ Blessing Work Type: painting Date: c Measurements: 58 x 44 cm Repository: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

11 Jean-Jacques or J. J. Grandville Un Autre Monde

12 Creator: Odilon Redon, French, Title: The Black Sun Work Type: Painting Date: c Material: Oil with incising on board Measurements: 12 3/4 x 9 3/8" (32.4 x 23.8 cm)

13 Creator: Redon, Odilon, French Title: The Cyclops Date: 1898 Location: Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands Material: o/c Measurements: 25x20"

14 Creator: Redon, Odilon, Title: Dans le Reve: Vision plate 8 Work Type: lithograph Date: 1879 Measurements: 27.6 x 19.9 cm Description: Plate eight, lithograph series

15 Tears Man Ray American, Paris, Gelatin silver print 9 x 11 3/4 in.

16 Creator: René Magritte, Belgian, Title: The Portrait Work Type: Painting Date: Brussels 1935 Material: Oil on canvas Measurements: 28 7/8 x 19 7/8" (73.3 x 50.2 cm) Repository: The Museum of Modern Art

17 Creator: René Magritte Creator: Belgian; Title: The Eye Date: c. 1932/35 Material: Oil on canvas Measurements: 9 5/16 x 9 5/16 in. (24.4 x 24.4 cm)

18 Von Dutch’s Flying Eyeball as tattoo art.

19 Johnny Rotten’s stare

20 HAL 9000 was an AI computer in Arthur C. Clarke’s Space Odyssey series. HAL’s main frame is never represented, only the glowing red eye lense.

21 The all seeing eye


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