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Charles Sheeler
Dows Lane
Irvington, New York

December 6. 58

Dear Mr. Kepes,

I am honored by your invitation to participate in the Symposium on the Visual Arts To-day.

I am not among those who think of the Arts and Sciences as companion pieces operating in parallel lines. The Sciences are totally cerebral and The Arts only to the extent of establishing an Order which everything must have.

In the Arts I am an anti-vivisectionist.

[[strikethrough]] I quote a paragraph from a letter recently received from a psychologist in a Western University-

"In general I am--- [[/strikethrough]] 
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