Hobbema worthy, but a bit fluffier all the same. Generally speaking, this painting is a sort of meta-painting. Then again, aren't they all.
Inspiring things lately have included: the Cloister Apocalypse (above) and the Unicorn Tapesties. Oh, and infographics! Here is an infographic aggregator for your viewing pleasure.
Saw the Blinky Palermo retrospective at the Hirshhorn last week. I really liked the oddly shaped "landscape" paintings. Reminded me a lot of Tuttle. I liked the visual effects of the smaller groupings of hard edged paintings too. They were broadway boogie woogie-ing allover. Generally the show seems to benefit from a curator led contextualization of the work. I am not sure that those geometrical panels would be able to support themselves without the rest of the paintings charting a path for them.