The Easel

Archives: Hideki Nakasawa

13th March 2018

Waiting for the Robot Rembrandt

Fascinating. Many artists of the day opposed building the Eiffel Tower, expecting it to be ugly. Mathematical rules now deeply influence art and ideas about beauty. In time, artificial intelligence will probably yield original art. “Untrained AI will [likely] produce something starkly original and even unrecognizable … both painfully boring and highly stimulating”