“Guarding the Art” at the BMA

“Guarding the Art” at the BMA

“Guarding the Art” is a special exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art – one curated entirely by its security team. Some time ago, museum trustee Amy Elias realized that no one spent more time with the art than the guards patrolling the museum. Not the experts, not...
Pysanka Makes Ukraine Feel Close

Pysanka Makes Ukraine Feel Close

Pysanka, Ukrainian egg decorating, is seeing a wave of popularity as a way of connecting with the news. Pysanka (pronounced pi-san-kuh) is a Slavic art form dating back at least to the pre-Christian era. The oldest known example was found recently in Lviv and dated to...
Artificial Intelligence Can’t Hold Copyright

Artificial Intelligence Can’t Hold Copyright

An artificial intelligence won’t be allowed to copyright a work of art, according to the US Copyright Office. In 2019, Steven Thaler attempted to formally copyright a digital painting on behalf of an algorithm he’d made, called the Creativity Machine. The...
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