Simple text sells. A huge canvas print of the image above sold at Fine Art America yesterday, which gives leads me to a discussion about simplicity.
You can get simpler art photography than a sign that only says MOTEL.
Many distinguished artists, writers and politicians have uttered the essences of simplicity, which include phrases such as:
Keep it simple.
Easy does it.
Less is more.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The greatest ideas are the simplest.
Or, rather, let us be simple and less vain.
The more simple we are, the more complete we become.
Things should be as simple as possible, but no simpler.
In simplicity, there is truth.
How simple is all this?by