Autonomous Art Making Machine

Following his recent show in Cork Street, this month’s image is by that great pioneer Harold Cohen, the only artist I know who is tackling the problem of building a program that actually makes art, rather than modelling human art-making.  Summer Equinox (below) is representative of the latest development of AARON – his art making computer program, and uses paint applied by Harold by hand over underpainting produced by the program.  Read the full article here :http://www.bcs.org/content/conWebDoc/40294

Summer Equinox by Harold Cohen, 2010. oil over pigment ink on canvas, 121.9x192.7 cms. copyright the artist, reproduced with permission

Summer Equinox by Harold Cohen, 2010. oil over pigment ink on canvas, 121.9×192.7 cms. copyright the artist, reproduced with permission

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