Separating fame from paint

Why celebrity artists reap greater rewards than creative ones – not just at Christie’s

Ceci n’est pas un Duchamp

How the story around the most influential piece of art of the 20th century just got rewritten.

Art with an extended arm

Why primates can’t use creativity to make art and why artificial intelligence can – in a few decades.

Standing out from the crowd

How Dutch artist and inventor Daan Roosegaarde is reduced to a showman and a fraud in Dutch TV program College Tour - and why it left me puzzled

Creative by influence

Researchers at Rutgers University create an algorithm that assesses a painting's originality by its influence on others

The fragile nature of the muses

How Nick Cave poetically explained to MTV that his muse is not a horse and he himself not in a horse race when creating music

Rembrandt’s innovations

Wouter Boon visited a lecture by Rembrandt specialist Gregor Weber and this is what he learned.

The beauty of creativity

How our ‘aesthetic sensibility’ is naturally attracted to creative ideas

Copying Malevich

Never judge a historical master from a contemporary viewpoint

The New Rijksmuseum

How creativity and democracy are opposites in the creative process