Narcissistic artists sell more art for more money in Business, Marketing, and Accounting Posted 23 hours ago · Edited 23 hours ago by docweathers · Report reply Here's some more research demonstrating that this is a general phenomenon, not restricted to the arts. I brought this whole topic up to suggest that artists could improve their income not by just improving their product by providing a more self laudatory presentation. That might be using the artsibabble language that you find art critics using. Also providing a classier display and other marketing framework. Learn to look proud of your work. Here is a link to an article in the Atlantic that says:Chief executives with bigger signatures make more money ... but only for themselves. Chief executives with bigger signatures make more money ... but only for themselves. The use of signature size as a general indicator of narcissism is widely used and well established by high quality research in psychological research. I really think that the fine refinements in the quality of work between a middle grade and a very experienced expert potter are only meaningful to other partners and not to many buyers. So spend some time learning how to sell your stuff gently and not sound like a braggart.