unpeel the layers of nuance
When you don’t know art, you look to reviews/criticisms from experts in order to peel away more layers from a work of art. This often happens when you’re feeling mindblown but you don’t know why you’re feeling like this.
For example, when you don’t understand a film → search ‘_ explained’
When done expertly, the player becomes a vessel for bleeding-edge ideas; they see clearly between the lines clearly and articlate powerful ideas to the masses.
The Nerdwriter is an expert purveyor of nuance in both classical & pop culture.
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is fantastic at deconstructing the hidden layers of nuance in language & emotion.