...But in the later years of his career, Reinhart became obsessed
with one thing -- pure painting
. These paintings were composed according to a meticulous set of rules. They were large, geometric, subtle. At first looking at them you would see nothing but an unrelieved field of color
, in this case, black
. But on closer inspection, on staring until your eyes start to twitch, the variations
become visible. He painted the same pattern, a checkerboard
-like design, over and over, with no visible brushstrokes
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