And the noble, seminal switch is a stuttering candle.
Clive Gamble, Science 6 February 2009: Vol. 323. no. 5915, pp. 709 - 711
Is this the way the art world ends? Why ideas that spawn other artworks are called seminal if they are made from nothing ?
"Vanitas vanitatum omnia vanitas"
Theodor Adorno, "Good art is reduced to memento mori in museums".
The skeletal figure of Death is important in the medieval danse macabre. Because a good artist is a dead artist, haunted art galleries are places where everyone there should be dead.
"De mortuis, aut bene aut nihil"