The rise of all great things physically or intellectually is preceded by chaos from the fall of the thing that stood before it. The great art movements presently and throughout history are propelled forth by the rejection of the past. In the art world rejection of one thing illuminates the importance of another thing. It is this negation found throughout the history of art that one discovers the treasures of past masters. There are many ways to observe the three faces of time, I choose to see through the lens of decadence.