Is the lone genius a total myth?

The conventional view of history is filled with lone geniuses: men and women who, through talent and inspiration, achieved feats no one else had before. Pablo Picasso. Vincent van Gogh. Albert Einstein. Emily Dickinson.

Joshua Wolf Shenk…argues that the real driver of human creativity isn’t the lone genius, but the partnership.

https://www.vox.com/2014/8/17/6005947/powers-of-two-lone-genius-collaboration

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