Oops! Selfie attempt causes $200,000 worth of damage at L.A. art exhibit

A woman paying a recent visit to an art exhibition in Los Angeles thought it'd be a great idea to grab a selfie that included one of its installations. Trouble...

You can text SFMOMA and it will respond with art on demand

Here’s a cool trick for art fans. You can text San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art at 572-51 and it will respond with a piece of...

These undergrads built a Generative Adversarial Net that creates art

I can’t tell you for sure if we have reached peak GAN, but there are far more people messing around with them than there were...

‘Undercurrent’ isn’t a Matisyahu album, it’s a soundtrack for life

Some men go on quests, others go on journeys. In the latter category falls Matisyahu, the noted Jewish reggae/hip-hop beatboxer who’s taken live improv to another level with his new...

Artist turns his office into a replica of AI’s birthplace

Artist Daniel Pillis created a replica of the offices of computer scientists Allen Newell and Herbert Simon, where the first artificial intelligence was born over fifty years ago. The post Artist...

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that...

The way artists paint could be an early indicator of neurological diseases

There are a bunch of unusual tools researchers are using to help diagnose illnesses. Here is another to add to the list -- the way that people paint. As it...

How the ‘fascist’ logo for ‘Star Wars’ was created

In a galaxy far far away, a logo was created for a new science fiction movie called Star Wars. George Lucas said he wanted a "fascist" look to the logo,...

Quill will provide the means to create 3D works of art in virtual reality

Oculus VR said a public beta of Quill will be released alongside the Oculus Touch controllers on December 6. The tool will be free to use, enabling artists to create...

The wait is over: Sigma’s 85mm f/1.4 portrait lens is now shipping

Two months after unveiling a trifecta of lenses, Sigma has confirmed all versions of the lenses will begin shipping, after a short delay with its 85mm f/1.4 Art lens and...

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Micromax to launch Rs 1,999 4G feature phone and Rs 2,999...

Micromax will launch two new and very affordable 4G phones soon in India. The phones will be called Bharat 1 and Bharat 2....