Trends in the arts point to societal hot points. Picasso saw primitive art as a means to discuss our African commonality. Cormac McCarthy writes of a return to tribalism and rugged frontier life.
Something that makes me think of the why and the what we’re doing is how it seems we’re seeking the simplicity of our ancestors.
No tweets or twerks.
What does good art, poetry, literature, film, and music seek?
The essence of who we are. And who we can be. What really matters?
Keep it simple. Appreciate the sublime.