The prestige of good science and the power of technology have driven naturalism to the top of the mountain, because naturalism is the dominant philosophical worldview and bad art is used to make a mountain out of a molehill.
Naturalism is the little sister of realism, neither fish nor fowl, because the artist sees what he paints rather than paints what he sees.
Difference between human art and nature
Modern science, has confirmed what ancient faiths have always taught: the most important fact of life is our natural sense of art.
Making picture is so fundamental to human existence that it must be wired in our brain, it must have a genetic component.
Do we need naturalistic pictures to fit an artistic point of view of the human nature because of the difference between naturalism and realism in art?
The arts matter because they force us to think about the difference between the good and the bad, the false and the true, naturalism and realism, theory and practice.
John Tusa, Human beings experience a sentiment of freedom which is caused by great art