ERIC Number: EJ627476
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Variability, Constraints, and Creativity: Shedding Light on Claude Monet.
Stokes, Patricia D.
American Psychologist, v56 n4 p355-59 Apr 2001
Discusses how creative individuals maintain high levels of variability, examining how Claude Monet's habitually high level of variability in painting was acquired during his childhood and early apprenticeship and maintained throughout his adult career by a continuous series of task constraints imposed by the artist on his own work. For Monet, variability was rewarded and rewarding. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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