Complacence

What is obvious to you might not be obvious to everyone else. In fact, what is obvious to you might not even be true. Some art seeks to battle complacence with newness, pushing the boundaries, shocking the bourgeois; a more effective antidote, available to a real artist, would be to see the familiar with fresh eyes, to find mystery in what is obvious to almost everyone else.

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