Siri Hustvedt wonders why we revere the intellect and distrust the body
Sarah L. Kaufman reviewing for the Washington Post: "When we say we’re drawn in or absorbed by a work of art, what exactly do we mean? How does human perception work? It can be argued that art literally grabs us, tugs at us, takes us for a ride. When we stand before a Cézanne, the rhythms of its colors, lines and movement subtly massage our nervous system."
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