Effects of Context and Genuineness in the Experience of Art

  title={Effects of Context and Genuineness in the Experience of Art},
  author={Susanne Gr{\"u}ner and Eva Specker and Helmut Leder},
  journal={Empirical Studies of the Arts},
  pages={138 - 152}
Studies found that genuine artworks viewed in a museum receive higher appreciation ratings than reproductions in the laboratory. Due to the mutual variation of context and genuineness, these studies were not able to disentangle these factors. A study designed by Brieber, Leder, and Nadal to systematically differentiate between these two variables did not find an effect of context or genuineness. To substantiate these results, we setup a conceptual replication by using the same 2 (museum… 

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