Game designer Jason Allen won first place at the Colorado State Fair art competition with a work he made using an artificial intelligence image generator. Allen’s controversial victory has sparked fury online, as human artists yet again fear for the future of their profession. “We’re watching the death of artistry unfold before our eyes,” despaired one Twitter user in reaction to the announcement.Continue reading
Are the days of art forgers finally numbered? A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool might just provide the answer. Art historians and physicists at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Ohio have joined forces and trained a computer system to reportedly identify the unique brushstrokes of artists with 96% accuracy.Continue reading
Peering down into the light of a phone screen is now an essential part of most people’s daily routine. But what does it see when it looks back up at you?
An artificial-intelligence art project is revealing the racist and sexist bias of selfie apps and the troubling history of the data sets behind them.
‘The future of the online art market is guaranteed, although the shape remains a mystery’, says international specialist global fine art insurer, Hiscox, in its hotly anticipated Online Art Trade Report for 2018. Continue reading