To examine the images to see whether Venus' statements were credible.
What's happening at the molecular level may be the key to unlocking the riddle of Venus Anadyomene sudden unexplained pictures, from a cutting-edge-dry-point of a water-emerging mermaid-like beauty.
I saw that there was nothing magical about any large surface by itself and that any such surface revealed at once its derivation from the palette; but through another surface, opposed to it, this surface acquired indeed a magic power, so that its origin on the palette seemed unbelievable at first impression.
Kandinsky, Reminiscence (N. Arnheim, 362).
Not a return to the central role of the artists, but a return to the Venus anadyomene rising from the mundane ocean of art fairs.