Leap Year, Baby....

"I treated art as the supreme reality and life as a mere mode of fiction."
-- Oscar Wilde

Count  Balthasar Klossowski de Rola 

When Balthazar Klossowski turned six, he had a large birthday party in his family's apartment in Paris. Birthdays were a funny business for "Baltusz" — as everyone called him. Since he had been born on February 29 in 1908, his family did not know precisely when to celebrate except on leap years.....

to re-phrase OW
 and succinctly(my favourite word) sum up B...
Life is an absurd Fiction-Folly,
only Art contains any Truth and Beauty.