The point

"At some point, the idea is just to cover the canvas."

Art is ...

"  [Art] is concerned with something that cannot be explained by words or literal description ... art is revelation instead of information, expression instead of description, creation instead of imitation or repetition .... Art is concerned with the HOW, not the WHAT; not with literal content. " 

Dubermann, Martin, Black Mountain, 47, 50.