Shallow art cause amnesia and other things I can't remember. The past exists only in our neuronal memory.
Reminiscence is not precision and truth in art is not skill and life-like accuracy. Inaccessible worlds and forgotten histories are about paintings that makes them memorable. Borderline art and crazy paintings must be more worth remembering than a perfect photography of Alois Alzheimer.
W.J.T. Mitchell, What do pictures want ? Pictures require time and free space.
Reminiscences make certain paintings more memorable because memory is the medium of good art.
The last sentence is the section in an art web site where hippocampal neurons are gravely remembered.