Art is never finished, only abandoned

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Can we ever call a work finished? Leonardo Da Vinci said no; rather, we just abandon. We speak with artists who decide when an artwork is complete.

There’s a popular quote you’ve likely heard before, 'Art is never finished, only abandoned', attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci.

Brooke Boland

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