One of my abundant peeves is the use of X in artwork because it voids content.

I've been around awhile and have eXperinced X used by countless generations of amateur painters. It's easy to smear or slap an X on a canvas and the result is a bold non-statement.

Antoni Tapies was probably in an empty mood when he painted these:

The above is an acknowledgment of brick.
I told you painters studied brick and rectangles are critical to painting.

Don't just say no say something.
Oh yeah, Merry Xmas.

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