Date: 21 December 2002
Hmmmm. Elaborate painting method creates nice painted decorative motifs for rich people. The history of painting is mostly the neat filling in of careful drawings often transcribed using some sort of mechanical method. Do we give laborious fiddling an absolute higher value than short bursts of mess. Yes and arbitrarily. It is boring and limiting to make the content of painting always be the moral precedence we assign its method. It is very hard for humans to imagine another world however.
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