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An AI Algorithm Developed at MIT

An AI Algorithm Developed at MIT Can Spot Similarities Between Artworks Made in Vastly Different Periods of Art History The MosAIc algorithm compares artworks from the collections of the Rijksmuseum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Has MIT created the world’s first AI curator? A new algorithm dubbed MosAIc,...

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A Tri-Level Trompe L’Oeil Bookcase

Dutch Artists Transform a Utrecht Apartment Building into a Tri-Level Trompe L’Oeil Bookcase Dutch street artists Jan Is De Man and Deef Feed recently painted a literary trompe l’oeil mural on an apartment building in Utrecht, Netherlands. The pair turned the side of the three-story building into a multi-level bookshelf...

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A World Where Humans Live Among Giant Animals 

Japanese Illustrator Imagines A World Where Humans Live Among Giant Animals This mysterious Japanese artist, who goes by the pseudonym of Ariduka55 on social media channels, creates otherwordly illustrations that breathe life into a completely new fantasy world where giant animals live and evolve alongside humans....

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Art Historian John Richardson, RIP at 95

Art Historian John Richardson, Who Wrote the Definitive Four-Volume Biography on Picasso, Has Died at 95 The author's fourth and final volume on Picasso is due out this year. John Richardson. Photo by François Halard, courtesy of Rizzoli. British art historian John Richardson, known for his multi-volume biography...

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Artist On the Rise

The meaning of “emerging artist” has become ever broader in recent years. But these 15 members of The Artsy Vanguard—a new, annual list of the 50 most influential talents shaping the future of contemporary art practice—are notable for hitting certain key milestones in their careers....

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