There are limits in language to describe what a picture can do. Creativity has a way of pulling mysteries to the surface. It can help us to explore the questions - what is the value of the obscure? What do we see when we look inward?
NOT knowing what something is, can make the experience of it richer. Reinterpreting the familiar in creative ways makes it unfamiliar again so that it can be a portal to a place of interest.
Enigmas are a big part of what sustains our interest in living. They keep us curious, they ensure complicity. One of the vital functions of art is to bring us into the full presence of the moment. A work of art reminds us of a world beyond the transience of material things.