There are many artists I like. Amongst them is Roy Lichtenstein. When you see a cartoon style image in primary colors, usually of a holywood blonde with full red lips, you think: “this can only be Lichtenstein!”. Well, at least I do:
His style is so recognizable. So I suppose yes, in my opinion uniqueness is genius.
The other day, I drew a picture of a blonde (not exactly in primary colors, a modern version) and when I had to invent a name for it, I thought that reminds me of someone’s art. Here it is: