A coder used machine learning to filter ‘Alice in Wonderland’ through classic works of art — and the …

Vimeo/Gene KoganWhat if Pablo Picasso animated “Alice in Wonderland?” As if “Alice in Wonderland” wasn’t trippy enough, with its magical mushrooms and hookah-smoking caterpillar, there’s now a video floating around Twitter that remixes one of the movie’s most iconic scenes with famous works of art. Artist and programmer Gene Kogan uses a technique called “style transfer,” to apply characteristics from paintings by Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Georgie O’Keeffee, Vincent van Gogh, and others onto Alice in Wonderland images. Basically, a computer-learning model called a neural network learns everything it can about the colors, shapes, and textures of an input image. When a new image gets passed through the neural network, it adopts the defining characteristics of the first image. The results are stunning. Check out some of our favorite images…


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