Few images are more prevalent throughout art history than the eye, the window to the soul. The road that led to the popularity of the ‘big eyes’ style is not a straight one. “Melancholy Menagerie: A Gaze into the World of Big Eyes”, which opened this weekend at Fullerton Museum Center, archives its many twists and turns. While the source of this style can be argued, one thing is certain- it sparked a popular art culture internationally. Read more after the jump.