“Innovation makes its mark in the world only at the cost of endless effort, groping, and guesswork.
“Manipulating both form and substance, a painter stumbles across what will one day be [their] future path without knowing exactly that it lies in that particular direction…”
— “Monet Water Lilies: The Complete Series” by Jean Dominique Rey and Denis Rouart, page 75
You’ll know how to get there once you’re there, but until you’re there you won’t know how to get there. And then “there” moves, and the artistic journey starts anew.