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Hans Hoffman (1880-1966) was a painter of squiggly lines and colorful blobs.

Comments (3)

That is a great true, yet another beautiful drawing of someone drawing :D

I like that quote. It applies to programming as well.

Yeah, but unlike science, in art, simplification or "what is necessary" is apparently subjective.

You put a good quote to good use, John. I like the smiley. He just wants to be happy.

Perhaps it has a corollary? "The ability to oversimplify means to eliminate the necessary so that the unnecessary may speak."


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