"It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked lookingglass of a servant." -- James Joyce
The Idea of a Pciture
Staring out the frames of the windows at my campus library yesterday, I wondered, "Did we get the idea of a picture from staring out of a cave and seeing a 'snapshot' of the world framed in the cave entrance? Is it a coincidence that the first painting appear amongst people who dwelt in caves?"