Artist Collective Behind the First A.I. Created Portrait Recently Auctioned by Christie's to Make First Art Fair Appearance at Art Fort Lauderdale 2019.
The AI painting, titled Portrait of Edmond de Belamy was sold at the Christie's auction house in New York for nearly half a million dollars in October - nearly 45 times the estimated selling price of $10,000. Art Fort Lauderdale will be the first art fair to exhibit the collective's work from that collection for sale and will be one of the first art fairs to have artwork generated by an algorithm for sale.
Obvious' work uses a large number of carefully selected input images with common visual features and the Generative Adversarial Network algorithm (GAN). The (GAN) was made up of two parts (the generator and the discriminator) with the generator creating new images by trying to fool the discriminator into thinking the images are real.
The resolution of the generated images is enhanced using upscaling algorithms that infer a high definition version of the image and is then printed on canvas with an inkjet printer, framed and signed with a math formula showing the reaction between generator and discriminator.
"We are very excited to come to Fort Lauderdale next January for Art Fort Lauderdale to talk about Art and Artificial Intelligence and show some of our now famous pieces. We are also looking forward to discovering the Fort Lauderdale art scene and engaging with the people behind it," says Gauthier Bruno Marie Vernier of Obvious.
With a planned maximum attendance of 3,000 visitors in 2019, Art Fort Lauderdale continues to push the envelope in the art fair world with unique experiences that help carve a space in the art fair world for the City of Fort Lauderdale as a premier location to view, interact with and purchase art along with giving art aficionados, residents and visitors a cultural experience that is memorable, interactive and engaging.
"As we work towards distinguishing our fair in the competitive art fair world, we are always looking for opportunities to feature artists that are breaking the mold like we are and adding more opportunities for unimaginable discovery for our attendees," said Art Fort Lauderdale Co-Founder | Managing Director Evan Snow. "Flying in artists like Obvious to exhibit at our fair and talk about their work gives our local community a front row seat and access to world-renowned talent that are pushing the boundaries of art on a global scale."
Subscribe to the Art Fort Lauderdale newsletter (located on the website at www.artftlauderdale.com) for details on the date and times for the artDISCOURSE schedule of talks and the times and location that the guys from Obvious will be speaking and the events they will be attending during the course of the fair.
Vernissage / Opening Preview (by invitation only)
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 / 11am - 5pm
Vernissage / Opening Party
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 / 7pm - 10pm
Thursday, January 24, 2019 / noon - 6pm
Friday, January 25, 2019 / noon - 8pm
Saturday, January 26, 2019 / noon - 8pm
Sunday, January 27, 2019 / noon - 6pm
About Art Fort Lauderdale
Art Fort Lauderdale is a four-day curated art fair that transports attendees on a journey along the famed Intracoastal waterways via water taxi and private yacht with stops at vacant luxury waterfront properties that feature over 100 artists and galleries exhibiting various styles and methods of art that reflect the past, the present and the future. This destination art fair seeks to highlight the uniqueness of the city and put Fort Lauderdale on the art world map as a premier location to view, interact with and purchase art along with giving art aficionados, residents and visitors a cultural experience that is memorable, interactive and engaging. These exhibits will feature paintings, illustrations, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, performance arts and art & technology collaborations in addition to talks with artists, collectors, and curators. For more information about ART FORT LAUDERDALE visit www.artftlauderdale.com
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|Date:||Nov 27, 2018|
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