03/12/2011 01:14 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

“My monkey could have painted that.” Really?

People occasionally look at paint splattered on a canvas in a gallery and say, "My child could have painted that." (Or, among eccentric pet-owners, "My monkey could have painted that.") How much better is abstract art than work by kids and monkeys? New research reveals the answer.

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