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MIT develops AI that identifies similarities between unrelated artworks, spanning centuries, artists, and mediums

Art imitating art? That isn’t quite the case here, but a new algorithm developed by the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) in conjunction with Microsoft searchers for art that looks like other artworks. Called MosAIc, the algorithm uses artificial intelligence to search for works that are similar in nature or similar in […]

‘AI: More Than Human’ – past, present, future, and an exhibition you should check out

‘AI: More Than Human’ takes on a lot. It seeks to explore humanity’s first notions of AI, or what one could maybe call AI, how we developed AI into the force it is today and where we’re going with it. So, what it’s tackling is no small feat. Chock-full of objects, the exhibition quickly bounces […]

A-Eye: another tool for authenticating artworks?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more and more common in the art world. From creating artworks to selling (or not) at auction, AI is certainly here to stay in the art world for at least the foreseeable future. Now a couple from outside of Boston have created an AI programme that could help authenticate and […]

‘Entangled Realities’: an exhibition grappling with technology

Art has always responded to the world around it. At any given moment in history, artists have reacted to their environment, the good, the bad, and the ugly. This holds true today as artists explore the nuances of technology and the effects it has on society on a large-scale and intimate levels. HeK (House of […]

Six exhibitions you don’t want to miss this year in London

With 2018 firmly in our rear-view mirrors, it’s high time to start venturing into the new year. It’s time to start planning out what we want to do with our weekends and days off. Well, we’ve got you covered with six must-see exhibitions in London so prepare your trips to England’s capital city everyone. ‘Bill […]

3-D printing project RePaint could revolutionize colour technology

Artificial intelligence usually gets a bad rap in the art world. In October, AI made headlines when Portrait of Edmund Belamy, a painting made completely by an algorithm, sold at auction for $432,500. AI has also impacted the museum world as augmented reality experiences have developed for educational purposes and unique exhibition experiences. MIT researchers, […]

AI in the art market: how the sale of an AI painting has made history

An austere man in what could be clerical garb gazes out at the viewer. His coat, shoulders, and hair blend into the dark, yet incomplete background. Exhibited in a beautiful gilded wood frame, the painting feels familiar. Perhaps by a lesser known artist or an incomplete study by a 19th century master. Oh, there’s a […]