This has Happened Before

How AI echoes 19th-century painting and Impressionist movements

Marjan Krebelj

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By now, you have probably all heard the news of a photographer refusing a photography prize because of entering an AI-generated image. It is a confusing time, to say the least. But it is not the first time we’ve been in a situation like this. The history of art has gone through several similar phases of transition, and we should be happy to live amidst one of them because these are the most exciting times to be alive.

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Marjan Krebelj

Once an architect, now a freelance photographer/filmmaker with passion for words.