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October 25, 2018
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Duchamps of the 21st-century

Obvious Art
Edmond de Belamy, from La Famille de Belamy
2018

Three French students tweaked a GAN (Generative Adversarial Network) algorithm derived from open source to produce an array of images. Then inkjet-printed to canvas and auctioned off one for $432,500 to an anonymous buyer. I mean—talk about turning water to wine—Jesus. The story behind this piece is all over the place.

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