How are we to process an incomplete or unfinished work? Art, literature and film all present us with partial works, yet our reaction varies. Some works remain incomplete due to tragedy or neglect, while others are intentionally non finito. We demand some incomplete compositions completed, while others remain sacrosanct testaments to the creator. Join Robert and Joe as they discuss the nature of incomplete works.


Image Caption: The unfinished "Saint Barbara" by Jan van Eyck (1390-1441) (VCG Wilson/Corbis via Getty)

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