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Art is about friends

2019-03-07 01:50:39.446841+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

Study Finds Artists Become Famous through Their Friends, Not the Originality of Their Work

Ingram and his colleague Mitali Banerjee, of HEC Paris, used MoMA’s findings to examine the role that creativity and social networks played for these artists, in relationship to the level of fame they achieved. In a 2018 paper, they relayed their findings—including that for successful artists, making friends may be more important than producing novel art.

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