Computers Are Learning About Art Faster than Art Historians | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) |
An algorithm took just a few months to draw connections between artists that scholars have been working on for years.

omputers are getting better at some surprisingly human tasks. Machines can now write novels (though they still aren’t great), read a person’s pain in their grimace, hunt for fossils and even teach each other. And now that museums have digitized much of their collections, artificial intelligence has access to the world of fine art.

That makes the newest art historians on the block computers, according to an article at MIT Technology Review. ...