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Welcome to In the Company of Masters, a new site dedicated to the connections between great masters in the fields of arts, science, invention and more. Find out who Pablo Picasso used to hang out with or who inspired Thomas Edison in the invention of the lightbulb. We need your help: just like on Wikipedia, you can edit masters and connections or simply enjoy spending a moment in the company of the greats.

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