Introducing the instant art critique phrase generator! Just type in a 5-digit number and get back all kinds of phrases using words like 'negative space', 'reductive', and 'overspecificity.' I sometimes think every art critic except for Peter Schjeldahl sounds exactly like this:
With regard to the issue of content, the subaqueous qualities of the sexy fish visually and conceptually activates the distinctive formal juxtapositions.
It's difficult to enter into this work because of how the mechanical mark-making of the gesture threatens to penetrate the substructure of critical thinking.
I'm surprised that no one's mentioned yet that the aura of the gesture notates the larger carcass.
(Thanks to Brian for the link.)