Picasso, Matisse, or a Fake? A.I. for Attribution and Authentication of Art at the Stroke Level

By Ahmed Elgammal - Published on Medium

Can artists be identified based on their individual strokes? Do individual strokes in a painting or a drawing carry artist’s unintentional signature, which would be hard to imitate of forge. Can these unintentional characteristics of strokes be quantified? These are essential questions in today’s Art market where one painting was just sold for an all time record-breaking price of $450 millions.

Generating “art” by Learning About Styles and Deviating from Style Norms

By Ahmed Elgammal - Published on Medium

If we teach the machine about art and art styles and force it to generate novel images that do not follow established styles, what would it generate? Would it generate something that is aesthetically appealing to humans? Would that be considered “art”?


An Algorithm for Assessing Creativity of Art

By Ahmed Elgammal - Published on Medium

Can we develop a computer algorithm that assesses the creativity of a painting, given its context within art history? Is creativity in art something that can be quantified? What would be the definition of creativity and how to measure it?