Lite Art -- Pro and Con

Lite Art uses a roller not a brush. Lite Art has less information. Fewer changes. Like Rothko, Albers, and Pollock. Xenakis, Reich, and Glass. Art that is continuous and homogeneous. Art where you could miss a little and not miss much. Art without a lot of architecture. Nothing really happens. Screen saver art. Something to observe while you're vacuuming. High taste. Less filling.

Calling it Lite Art is cute, but misses the point. Outwardly simple things are not necessarily bad. A beautiful blue sky has a majesty that the Sistine Chapel just can't beat. A piece of music by Steve Reich is like a forest. A great sauce can be smooth and rich, it doesn't have to be chunky to be good. Reflecting the continuity of nature is valid.

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