FINISHED [fr. fini]
When is an art work finished?
The Emergency Room states:
The work is finished at the PASSAGE.
The moment of the passage is the deadline.
The finishing line.
The passage is the deliverance of the work.
The work is delivered to the public.
The art work has to be ready at a precise time.
There are exceptions.
Performance type of works
Or continuous pieces of art.
Or works which evolves in time.
These work are delivered as well and has to be ready at a precise time.
The artistic decisions have to be taken fast.
The artist is forced to make some choices.
The artist has to be concentrated.
The artist has to make the right moves.
The artist is under the pressure of time.
The clock is ticking.
The artist must breathe.
To include all the air, all the vibrations in the work.
It is late.
The audience is waiting for the opinions of the artist.
The artist is needed.
The artist is wanted.
The artist must run to be in time for the passage.
Before deadline.
The art work has to be finished.
The art work is finished.
Le coup est tombé.
C’est la delivrance.
The artist is finished as well.

1   DICTIONARY   by Thierry Geoffroy / Colonel    ( link to portail )