Artists are some of the savviest, inventive people. They have to manage a really illogical pursuit. The rest of the world is a lot more logical. Every artist I know is dealing with a lot of stress, and a lot of desire, and a lot of curiosity.
"Rabbit" Jeff Koons 1986 Stainless Steel 41 x 19 x 12 inches
Class notes from Poetic Non-Representational Acrylic Painting with Andrew Long, Fall 2007
The object in the painting - is it being an object vs. being a facsimile of the object? Does it have a history, a great hook, and richness, a fullness, or is it empty?
What's the difference between this abstract piece of art and wallpaper?