In late August a piece of AI generated art won the first prize in a prestigious fine art competition. This sparked outrage within the art community, and the debate still ensues, is this a form of cheating?
A new field of digital art is pushing the boundaries of creativity and changing the way art can be created. AI Art generation is used by artists and non-artists, to create innovative concepts and aesthetics whilst embracing the interaction between accident and control.
Pop album covers, traditional art gallery walls, auction houses, and even winning first place in fine art contests, as shown most recently with Jason Allen’s “Théâtre D`opéra Spatial,” are all examples of where we can already see AI Art emerging, and taking over.