Chameleons have perhaps the most distinctive eyes of any reptile. The eyes are mounted in twin conical turrets and can move independently of each other, giving the chameleon the ability to see 360˚ around itself when seeking prey, and binocular vision in front when it is preparing to strike with its long, sticky tongue.
666. Somewhere in the bushes a man with a camera takes a shot of that self same baboon, and rushed home to load it to his computer, posts it to his blog, pins it on Pinterest. Such images are a pathetic remembrance of the actual work of art and it takes an effort of will to care about it, it is only pixels on a screen. It may stay posted to the internet for a hundred years, and the actual event may have lasted a millisecond, but the actual event is the work of art, and the other a fading echo.