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This collective is combining art and engineering to create hypnotizing kinetic sculptures

01.28.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Based in DUMBO, NY, art collective BREAKFAST utilizes mechanical engineering and web-based data to bring people and places together through large scale kinetic works of art. Read more...More about Tech, Art, Mashable Video, Kinetic, and Kinetic Sculpture ...

How artist Refik Anadol uses AI to create hypnotic art installations

Artist Refik Anadol, who has appeared on Boing Boing before, designs dreamy installations using artificial intelligence. Some of them he calls 'data paintings.'

Anadol manipulates large collections of data and develops machine learning algorithms to create these trippy, immersive art installations. They're beautiful.

The video above is a new profile of Refik Anadol's ...

Self-portrait of van Gogh during psychotic episode, thought to have been a fake, deemed real

Researchers have determined that the above self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh, long thought to have been a fake, was indeed painted by the artist in 1889 while he was suffering from psychosis in a French mental institution. The painting belongs to Norway’s National Museum but is currently on display at the Van Gogh Museum in ...

iPad stand for digital artists

The Sketchboard Pro wouldn't look like much if you didn't know what it was: a stand for the iPad Pro designed for digital artists, holding it at a perfect angle and providing more ample arm-resting space around the display. It's fifty dollars on Indiegogo and ships in March. [via Digital Arts]

The Sketchboard ...

Audio history of Outsider Art

"In the Realms of the Unreal [Henry Darger], 1998" by Joe Coleman

"Outsider art" is generally defined as work created by untrained, self-taught, or "naïve" artists who aren't connected to or influenced by the traditional art world. Like most art labels, it's murky. But if anyone can help follow its historical threads, that person would be ...

The ten types of movie: orange and blue, **** legs, blurry cop…

Lee Steffen's glorious Twitter thread about "the ten types of movies" (as determined by similarities in their poster art is quite the little design project, building on similar work from the likes of Christophe Courtois and others. (via Kottke)

There are only 10 types of movies. (A short thread)1. Orange ...

Woman paints bugs around unpatched potholes

A British woman has defiantly rejected criticism from Lincolnshire County Council, which has asked her to stop spraying paint bugs around potholes that it has failed to patch. Locals have nicknamed her "Bugsy" in honor of the crude but colorful roadway creations.

Lincolnshire County Council said repair of the hole would be delayed due to ...

Celebreedy uses AI to combine faces of stars

Celebreedy breeds new celebrities from other celebrities, using a generative adversarial network. It's the work of Eric Drass, who has a website.

Eric holds a degree in Philosophy and Psychology (Oxford) and an unfinished PhD in Cognitive Psycholinguistics (also Oxford). He is co-author on a number of patents dealing with PRISM-type surveillance technologies ...