He wants the viewer to see the painting and everything in it all at once, to get it, because there is nothing more to see after that first glance.
There’s nothing quite like a good scathing review to get the day going.
I remember being taken to an automat in New York exactly like this. Perhaps it was this one; in the 70s there were still quite a few around, although they were modern and exotic to me. I was still so young I don’t think I’d even seen a vending machine yet. I don not remember the food. It was the place that impressed me.