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Exhibitions

Reap what we sow: Trevor Paglen’s new flower works take an allegorical view of AI

Created during quarantine, the artist’s Bloom series is about the fragility of life, and how computer systems interpret the complexity of humanity

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Biennials & festivals

AI you ready for this? Bucharest Biennale to be curated by artificial intelligence called Jarvis

The 2022 edition will exist in virtual reality and use data harvested from universities, galleries and art centres to select artists

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Digital art

'Born digital': the stalwart institutions that have been producing online art since long before Covid-19

As museums rush to upload online content during lockdown, we speak to some of the people who have been championing innovative digital work for years

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Art market

New digital art fair in Paris hopes to attract tech tycoons

Cadaf Paris claims to be Europe's only fair dedicated to new media and will coincide with Vivatech conference in June

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Exhibitions

Artists explore the dark side of AI in Silicon Valley's backyard

The exhibition of 13 artists, at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, will include works about automation and machine bias

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Video, film & new media

Reality check: is VR set to revolutionise museums?

With the Louvre revealing its virtual reality Mona Lisa, museums ponder the power of tech experiences

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Berlin

New Berlin foundation turns AI into immersive art

Light Art Space wants visitors to understand the world through a computer’s eyes

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Conservation & Preservation

Microsoft aims to harness AI for heritage projects

From languages to historic artefacts, the company will use technology to preserve and celebrate traditional cultures

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Art Basel 2019

The human side of AI

How do algorithms see and shape the world? An exhibition at Basel’s HeK explores the often uncomfortable coexistence of humanity and AI

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Met unveils its AI experiment with Microsoft and MIT

Teams produce five digital prototypes for acquainting people with images of museum objects online

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In the frame

Aican the AI artist: putting the art in to artificial intelligence

Podcast

2018: the year in review

Our London and New York teams ponder 2018's biggest art stories. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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We must not let the art market hoodwink us in the AI debate

The AI work that was sold at Christie's is profound in its conservatism, but others reflect how the technology can impact on art in fascinating ways

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The Year In Review

2018 in the market: the price is right for pale males

David Hockney was latest white male artist to set a record this year

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Digital art

Who needs artists? Rise in works made by AI raises real questions for the art market

A new portrait produced by an algorithm, expected to sell for around $10,000 at Christie’s, prompts new debates over authorship

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In the frame

Is Donald Trump lurking in your art collection?