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Incomprehensible for the sake of Incomprehensible.

I have always wondered whether it is too 'immature' of me to think that a blob of paint on a blank canvas is nothing more than a blob of paint on a blank canvas. It most certainly doesn't seem like ART. What happened to perspective? Proportion? TALENT? "The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?" -Pablo Picasso I guess, Picasso should be held guilty. Modern art, however, is what can only be called - Incomprehensible for the sake of it! The less you understand something, the better it is supposed to be. It reminds me of Hans Anderson's fairy tale - The Emperor's New Clothes! All the people ooh-ed and aah-ed over the Emperor's "clothes" till the little kid shouted, "Hey, he isn't wearing any clothes!"! Every time I look at an abstract MF Hussain painting, I feel like shouting, "Hey, he doesn't have any talent!". Check out this painting, for example : The Yellow Curtain - Henri Matis…