I was interested in learning more about the role technology plays in art and how this might shape the direction art is going in. Particularly, I wanted to look at how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used in creating art.
I found a very interesting article from ArtNet describing the role of AI and the heated debate in what is considered art, especially when it comes to what AI algorithms can produce. Algorithms are fed thousands of pieces of previous art and can produce “art” similar to those. Different algorithms are written for the different styles of art.
Considering the advances in the technology, it will be interesting to see how new design aesthetics may develop. Much of the art produced by AI looks like collages inspired by other paintings.