As the level of exposure to the novel art increases with time, familiarity with these unconventional objects of art also increases and results in greater acceptance and popularity.

Kritina Holden
Kritina Holden

A Human Factors specialist at Lockheed Martin–Space Operations and NASA. Human-computer interaction expert.

Famously, the initial resistance by many people to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was primarily caused by a lack of familiarity with its minimalist, abstract design.

Similar resistance was experienced by Pablo Picasso with his Cubist works, Gustave Eiffel with the Eiffel Tower, Frank Lloyd Wright with the Guggenheim Museum, and many others whose works are today widely accepted as brilliant and beautiful.

Universal Principles of Design by William Lidwell & Kritina Holden