Intelligent Machines: AI art is taking on the experts

Intelligent Machines: AI art is taking on the experts By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter 18 September 2015 From the section Technology Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Will we ever accept art, dance, poetry and music created by a machine? In a world where machines can do many things as well as humans, one would like to hope there remain enclaves of human endeavour to which they simply cannot aspire.Art, literature, poetry, music – surely a mere computer without world experience, moods, memories and downright human fallibility cannot create these.Meet Aaron, a computer program that has been painting since the 1970s – big dramatic, colourful pieces that would not look out of place in a gallery. Image copyright Harold Cohen Image caption Aaron had become a world-class colourist, said Mr Cohen…


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