In conceptual art you don't understand idiosyncratic things. You idiosyncratically get used to them.
Not theory of composition by itself leads to the production of music, or of art. There must be some hidden complexity.
Contemporary interest in conceptual art does not require an understanding of form, which consequently is not taught. Theorists on contemporary drawing need real paradigms, not pictures that represent old metaphors.
Can abstract art recover any of the utopian and spiritually trancendent ambitions it was associated with the early modernist era, the heroic age of Kandinsky, Malevich and the historical avant-garde ?
Roman Opalka began with the numeral (1) in 1965. Roman Opalka methodically painted consecutive numbers on a brobdingnagian amount of canvases in a march toward infinity. The leading conceptual artist died August 7, 2011.