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What Makes a Child an Art Prodigy?

What Makes a Child an Art Prodigy?

The Atlantic - Jacoba Urist

The paintings of seven-year-old Aelita Andre have sold for tens of thousands of dollars, raising the question of what separates true, precocious genius from mere youthful creativity with hype. Stand before any abstract painting—try a Jackson Pollock or a Cy Twombly— and it’s inevitable someone will …

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