Grief is grief. How many grieved for John Lennon and who still misses him? Scores of people who never met the man.
I'll lay bets that your favourite artist is someone who is saying and doing something that almost exactly speaks something from your own self.
And if they die before us, we have lost something vital. Our spokesperson is no longer here to represent us. What remains for us privately and individually is what was inspired within us and what we will do with it now. This is the key to moving forward.
The beautiful and eternally brilliant Theresa Duncan and Jeremy Blake are pictured.