Sep 4, 2022

AI-generated artwork wins US competition, angers art community

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Is AI replacing artists or simply complementing their work?

Artists participating in the Colorado State Fair’s annual art competition were furious after the president of the Colorado-based tabletop gaming company Incarnate Games, Jason Allen, won the first prize in the Digital Art Category, according to a report published by on Saturday.

An AI-generated image printed on a canvas

Allen won in the Digital Arts / Digitally Manipulated Photography category with a work called “Thé tre D’opéra Spatial” which is an AI-generated image printed on a canvas.

The painting depicts a scene that resembles a space opera. In the image, several figures in a Baroque Hall stare through a circular viewport into what looks like a sun-drenched landscape.

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