Artist (mis)Understood

From ze artist's paintings

I've always pondered about the historical facts on famous figures. Especially artists. As far as we know it's all hearsay and from other people's perception. What if they were all wrong? Or what if the "scientific or psychological evaluation" of these people were totally misunderstood.
I say this because we have yet to claim our living artists in such grandeur. Well at least until they die, so we can twist the evidence and make them seem like demi-gods!
Even more scary, if I continue to create art, what would they say of me when I die??! Man that makes me want to NOT create anything else… :)