Tate Britain project uses AI to pair contemporary photos with paintings

Eunuchs apply makeup before Raksha Bandhan festival celebrations in Mumbai. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Seated against a deep red backdrop, gazing intently at hand-held mirrors, two eunuchs in sparkling saris inspect their appearance before Raksha Bandhan celebrations in the red light district of Mumbai. The photograph from the Reuters news agency is an arresting contemporary scene, but a new Tate Britain project is aiming to inspire deeper reflections with images from its own collection of paintings. Launching on Friday, Recognition is the winner of 2016’s IK Prize – an annual award, this year supported by Microsoft, for a project that embraces digital technology to explore and showcase Tate’s collection of British art. Tate Britain revamps Turner galleries after paintings return from tour Read more This year, the challenge was to do…


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