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How Art Galleries and Museums Can Protect Themselves Against Hackers

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How Art Galleries and Museums Can Protect Themselves Against Hackers

Last year, The Art Newspaper broke the news of a wave of cybercriminal attacks on gallerists and dealers worldwide. Hackers targeted several London gallerists including Laura Bartlett, Simon Lee, Thomas Dane, and even Hauser & Wirth, among others. US-based dealer Tony Karman was also a victim ...

VR for Consumers to Make Their Own Art

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VR for Consumers to Make Their Own Art

Virtual Reality is no longer just a programmer’s playground. Apps recently arrived on the scene for consumers interested in creating their own realities. Just as art stores provide paints, canvases, pens, pencils and more to budding impressionists, VR offers new tools through which even amateurs ...

Virtual Reality Tools for Artists

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Virtual Reality Tools for Artists

For thousands of years artists have recorded their impressions and expressions through a variety of media: stone, chalk, paint, clay, canvas, screen displays and more. Virtual Reality technology affords artists their own dimensions in which viewers can step into creations and live them with every ...

VR/AR and In-House Museum and Gallery Experiences

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VR/AR and In-House Museum and Gallery Experiences

Who says visiting museums is dull? Thanks to technology, museums all over the world have come up with exciting ways to present exhibits to visitors. The advent of virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) has allowed some of the world’s museums to showcase their installations in a different way. Here ...

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INTERVIEW WITH LOIC BABOULAZ, ARTMYN CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Lausanne based platform ARTMYN (artmyn.com) is a pioneer in the digitalisation of Fine Art. Using a new generation of scanners and algorithms, this startup is making art increasingly accessible. ARTMYN technology is also able to extract the DNA from a piece of art to detect any damages, ...

Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Products Disrupting the Art World

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Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Products Disrupting the Art World

Though very much an emerging technology, artists, museums, galleries, consumers, and collectors are experimenting with new frontiers of expression. Here we’re taking a look at the top 10 Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality products disrupting the art world today.   For Creators Most VR/AR ...

Artificial Intelligence for Art Valuation

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Artificial Intelligence for Art Valuation

Who would have guessed ahead of the sale of Leonardo DaVinci’s Salvator Mundi in November 2017 that the painting would have fetched US$450 million at the auction block? Art appraisers hadn’t. Would Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) have been able to? Teams of art professionals, A.I. ...

A.I. Protects Digital Rights

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A.I. Protects Digital Rights

Christy Turner was angry that her exotic photo shoot of the volcanic island of St. Helena had appeared on the cover of the island’s tourist magazine without her permission. It wasn’t the first time her work had been pilfered, though. She had used online services Copypants and Pixsy to find the ...

Computer Vision Eyes Art Markets

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Computer Vision Eyes Art Markets

The term Computer Vision conjures up the image of the metal eyeballs of the Terminator robot flashing in malevolence as they target their prey. Instead, the nascent Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) technology is bringing a level of understanding and categorization to images that is opening the art ...

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Artificial Intelligence Creates Art at a Stroke

It’s difficult to determine what is more disconcerting: that an exhibit purposely displayed a fake Rembrandt, or that an Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) program painted it – or, rather, generated it on a 3D printer. The effort was the result of an 18-month-long collaboration between several ...