"Peace and Plenty and domestic happiness is the source of sublime art'" ~ William Blake
Popular, commercially viable art has to be valued by the majority of people. Most people want to see 'pleasant' 'nice', 'pretty' representations of the world, which is why nature photography is perennially popular; because nature always shows balance of design. People also recognise emotional stories they can empathise with, so artists who can show this are respected.
Nature images please us by reminder of the natural world or of abstract ideas which portray a vision: then we might say by comparison that art which does not have an inspiration from 'beautiful vision' lacks a philosophy which might be important to communicate - and ultimately to enhance society in any era.
Art is made when the artist wishes to resonate with a perception he has. We can ask if there can be a point at which such expression has little or no quality to resonate with viewers: whether it is a 'good' or 'uplifting' visual experience, or mere subjective self indulgence. Art Nouveau, Pre Raphaelites, Romanticism and Impressionism depict uplifting images and scenes. Surrealism and some Abstract Expressionist painting expressed 'angst'. [Ernst war, Kooning women]
All art is a synthetic representation of life experience, as seen or felt by the artist. However, if we hold that art with a powerful resonance to move people inspirationally is beneficial to society, then we can suggest that 'Synthetic' art may be considered as having been made with no real 'vision' to resonate inspiringly with others.
With some art the meaning becomes confused, obfuscated or meaningless; nowadays seen in 'synthetic' art. [link] Postmodernism has had a strange influence on art which has come to light in exhibitions and public sculpture, where it has become more concerned with political agendas and nihilism. In an era where we do not experience war first hand, people seem to invent their own persecutions as victims.
All energy is light. All light is energy. A brilliant physicist who wrote about this was Walter Russell who clearly determined all life and our existence is the energy of light waves. He was interesting because of his skills in painting graphicsto augment his understandings.
Our own electric field from heart generation, corresponds to that of the formation of natural forms, like pinecones in spiral formation. Winter's past work has explained how the DNA is the shape it is, the energy-shape of life, as in the medical symbol of twin spiral caduceus, and how life forms from a vortex (bliss/conception). See phase conjugation, collapse/implosion and fractal charge page with beautiful graphics video of DNA as perfect receiver. The new physics includes zero point energy 'energy from the vacuum'. Gravity (by itself) does not exist, only by the balance of the unseen force with the matter of Earth which creates the Shumann Resonance.
Diagrams in video show the resonant field array of Earth. Winter's forthcoming film will show the resonant energies of Earth in relation to consciousness of beings.