On the Way Things are Perceived

Théodore Géricault. Horse Racing at Epsom, MDCCCXXI.

Eadwaerd Muybridge. Galloping Horse in Motion, MDCCCLXXII.

Sir Ernst Hans Gombrich was a British art critic whose The Story of Art is widely considered the best introduction to the world of art for both youngsters and laymen. Here’s an excerpt from his most popular book, a reflection on how we learn to see things instead of actually perceiving them. A gapped text for NA2 students.

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10.07.07. Advanced, Force-Feeding, Gapped Texts, Sentence Completion.

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