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40 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 01 November 2007 03:57AM

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Comment author: Nornagest 25 February 2015 10:09:51PM *  3 points [-]

I'm not sure I agree. Many of history's best artists were extremely productive; Bach, for example, wrote over a thousand pieces.

Traditional sculpture and architecture could take years (or even decades, in the case of cathedrals) to complete, but that has more to do with the medium than anything inherent to great art. A mediocre marble sculpture doesn't take much less time than a good one, technology being equal.