Michael Kimmelman, an influential New York art critic is attributed to have said (as quoted by Jove Wang), "Most artists have one good idea, sometimes two. But in the best of cases, that's enough for a lifetime."
Many artists, myself included, shudder at the thought of being stuck in a rut, just rehashing the same thing over and over again. However, recently I have realized that I really could spend a lifetime exploring the few best ideas I have. In my case, it is about the spiritual connection to the landscape. There are enough facets to that idea, that I could never exhaust the possibilities. [...]