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everyone’s a critic

June 22, 2011

[MSNBC] The littlest art critics — a bunch of 9-month-olds in Switzerland — preferred the works of Picasso over Monet in a recent study.

Paintings by the Spanish artist appealed more to the diaper-clad set than those by the Frenchman in a series of five different experiments published in the journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

Now, you may wonder: How much insight can an infant offer when comparing cubism to impressionism? (read)

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