What Makes a Piece of Art or Science a Masterpiece?

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Works of art and science that achieve masterpiece status share several characteristics: they convey a special type of originality that captures the imagination, they stand the test of time, and they change the way artists or scientists think about their field. Works of art and science that achieve masterpiece status share several characteristics: they convey a special type of originality that captures the imagination, they stand the test of time, and they change the way artists or scientists think about their field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalCell
Volume175
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 20 2018

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What Makes a Piece of Art or Science a Masterpiece? / Goldstein, Joseph L.

In: Cell, Vol. 175, No. 1, 20.09.2018, p. 1-5.

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