All posts in Artificial Intelligence

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 […]

Sotheby’s First Auction of an AI Artwork Brings a Modest £40,000

Sotheby’s is the latest player to foray into the market for artworks created using artificial intelligence after selling a work by Mario Klingemann in London last week. The work, entitled Memories of Passersby I, is an innovative installation that uses neural networks to create an infinite stream of imaginary portraits projected onto two large screens. […]

Salvador Dalí comes back to life in April…sort of

Salvador Dalí once remarked ‘If someday I may die, although it is unlikely, I hope that people in cafes will say “Dalí has died, but not entirely.”’ This year, the surrealist artist may have gotten his wish 30 years after his death as the Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida will bring Dalí back from […]

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 […]

AI-produced Portrait Sells at Christie’s for 40 Times its Estimate

As the first “AI-produced” work of art to sell at auction, the Portrait of Edmond de Belamy made history last week for selling at 40 times its estimate. The portrait, which looks like a blurry and unfinished old masters painting, was expected to bring $7,000-10,000 at Christie’s New York, but after about seven minutes of […]