Artificial intelligence

AI on AI: Alex Israel uses artificial intelligence to re-engage with memory

The Los Angeles-based artist is presenting his "REMEMBR" installation, which riffs visually, musically and emotionally on users’ smartphone camera rolls, in London

The Week in Art podcast | Art’s AI reckoning, the rise of comic art and Degas’ Miss La La

Why the art world must tackle the questions posed by artificial intelligence head on, plus comics celebrated in two European locations and Degas’ portrait of the circus artist Anna Albertine Olga Brown

The art world’s AI dilemma: how can artists and museums thrive when big tech controls the monetising of artificial intelligence?

The presence of AI in every aspect of life has been a fact for the past 20 months. With the publication of the Stanford AI Index, two areas have come into focus. For museums, how to work with industry giants, without having their offering "distanced" by the summarising power of AI. For artists, how to thrive where sources of production are being monetised in Silicon Valley

The art world's AI dilemma: informed insight from industry experts

The artist Refik Anadol, the museum director Thomas Campbell and the Future Art Ecosystems team at Serpentine share insights on how to thrive while working with artificial intelligence in 2024

DeviantArt and Midjourney deny wrongdoing in copyright infringement lawsuit over in AI image generators

Two giants of the image generation industry rejected copyright infringement claims from artists who allege their work was used to train an AI tool

Artificial intelligence takes a deep dive in new Venice show

Josèfa Ntjam‘s exhibition depicts a fantasy world inhabited by AI-created creatures that recalls both the deep ocean and outer space

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On process: Refik Anadol seeks to demystify AI art by showing how it is put together

The media artist's "Echoes of the Earth: Living Archive" at Serpentine Galleries, London, goes for radical clarity on its raw data sources and the make-up of Anadol's artificial intelligence Large Nature Model

London's Serpentine Galleries calls for artists and institutions to become ‘stewards’ of data in face of rising interest in AI

The London gallery's fourth annual Future Arts Ecosystems report addresses a pressing need for bodies to address the use of artificial intelligence, for their own benefit and for the public good

Shiver me timbers: AI speeds up repair of historic British warship HMS Victory

Technology is being used to create an image database of vessel—as acres of wooden planking damaged by time, water and insects are to be replaced

A definite Dürer? AI research says German artist 82% likely to have painted portrait of peasant woman

A European private collection asked the Swiss company Art Recognition to authenticate the piece

Harold Cohen's pioneering AI works provide essential context for conversations about generative art

The Whitney Museum of American Art is spotlighting the late art and technology innovator's prescient "AARON" series

How we should regulate AI is the trillion-dollar question

With cases of breaches to artists' copyright escalating, an international framework is vital

Lawrence Lek on the pitfalls of artists making work about artificial intelligence

Lek has taken over a disused mall in Berlin for his latest speculative fiction show on self-driving cars

Leaked: the names of more than 16,000 non-consenting artists allegedly used to train Midjourney’s AI

The lists were both partially included in a recent class-action lawsuit and accidentally shared via a public Google spreadsheet

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Fairs, auction houses and AI: five predictions for the art market in 2024

Will Patrick Drahi sell a stake in Sotheby’s? Will Frieze acquire more regional fairs? Watch this space…

AI to Z: an art and tech alphabet for 2023

Our guide to a fast-moving year in artificial intelligence, blockchain contracts, stadium-scale video, NFTs and social media

American Second World War museum uses AI to tell veterans’ stories

As the generation that served in the war ages, an experiential museum in New Orleans seeks to keep their voices alive

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Inaugural $100,000 Sfer Ik Award will support creation of AI-powered habitat for bats

The winning artist, Antoine Bertin, will develop "The Bat Cloud" during a two-month residency in the Mayan jungle

Artist and AI pioneers use DeepDream to create ‘hallucinatory’ depictions of landscapes by Capability Brown

Daniel Ambrosi used Google's AI to reimagine high-res photographs of parkland designed by the 18th-century landscape architect

Can AI unlock the ancient Herculaneum scrolls?

Plus, the appointment of the new Venice Biennale president sparks a political row, and a tender portrait by Dorothea Lange

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Proposed US legislation would penalise use of AI to generate someone’s likeness without their consent

The No Fakes Act has been proposed by four US Senators and garnered support from organisations representing creative industries

From VR to NFTs: in the year of AI, how should we define digital art?

The opening of Digital Art Fair in Hong Kong is a moment to take stock of how technological developments have changed the nature of digital art

Kwer'ata Re'esu: the astonishing story of Ethiopia's most treasured icon

Plus, the AI copyright debate in the US and the end of China’s museum boom

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Newly attributed Raphael drawing heads to auction at Dorotheum

Rediscovered work is a preparatory study for the Battle of the Milvian Bridge fresco displayed in the Vatican’s papal apartments

Artists, writers, performers and their advocates call on US Congress to ban companies from copyrighting AI-generated art

The AI Day of Action, scheduled for 2 October, comes as US officials consider whether and how to regulate material generated by artificial intelligence

Elvis returns to Las Vegas in Marco Brambilla’s new video for the Sphere, created with AI

The King reclaims his throne in an immersive video that will play during U2’s concerts at the city’s new $2.3bn entertainment complex

Mexico’s Sfer Ik launches $100,000 award to support creation of AI art project

The Tulum-based art space is putting out an open call, with the winner receiving cash and a two-month residency

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A question of attribution: just how useful can AI tools be?

Connoisseurs and app makers agree on one thing: artificial intelligence-driven apps may supplement but do not replace the human eye and expertise in assessing a picture’s authorship