A picture becomes great by not accepting normal standards, and pushing the envelope, so to speak, in order to innovate.
We only see the luckiest pictures, the others are deeply buried in the internet. A painting of what one sees can be far more inventive than what one imagines, but Gauguin didn’t want to hear it.
"All events seem entirely loose and separate. One event follows another; but we never can observe any tie between them. They seem conjoined, but never connected."
Wolf Vostell : No Art medium is logically preferable to any other, beauty is another altogether.
Magic has long been associated with experimental science.
Painting understood not as an object but rather as a set of choices, contrary to the rules of parcimony.
People aren't looking for sites with great art in a never-ending quest for discoveries. They're looking for sites with smiling pictures to make them happy.
Rats live at the intersection of structural landscapes and human life, practicing Epictetan fatalism as living according to nature.
Good art should have legs to run away the material world.