Does Creativity Require Constraints?

Good read from Psychology Today, “Does Creativity Require Constraints?

I recently picked up a book about Monet to learn more about him and his painting. So here is a quote from the article,

“Goals of the creator. […] A good example is Claude Monet. His habitually high level of variability in painting was learned in childhood and through early apprenticeships. What truly set Monet apart though was his ability to maintain such variability throughout his career by constantly imposing task constraints on his own work.”


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