We all recognize Banksy’s art style, but can a neural network learn to mimic it? Yes and no. Matt Round trained an algorithm named GANksy by feeding it Banksy artworks. The result is about what you’d expect- GANksy learned the style as it was supposed to, but like other artificial intelligence algorithms, it doesn’t really understand reality. GANksy’s artworks are for sale, and “All proceeds will help us make more nonsense.” -via Boing Boing
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