Weekly ArtNews – 24.08

by paradoxig

Every Monday, we prepare our selection of the previous week’s more important news. This week, you can read about: 

French Digital Museum Goes in New York, Digital Fashion Shows, Biggest Acquisition in the Music Industry

AI-Generated Writings Go Viral. AI can also be a human writer? A student used a language-generating AI tool GPT-3 to produce fake posts. The posts ended up in the No. 1 spot on Hacker News. (The Verge)

Warner Music Group Acquires Meme-Making Company. IMGN Media is a company known for making memes and viral videos for Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. $85m is said to be the price of the buyout, according to sources close to the deal. (Music Business)

Connecting Art Through AI. The MosAIC system can find “analogous” works from different cultures to connect similar works. (Mashable)

Digitalizing Fashion Showrooms. How can tech ever replace the richness of real life? Is the question asked by the fashion industry. And as new technologies are emerging, the connection between brands and retail buyers becomes the playground for luxury fashion’s digital experiments. (Vogue

Art Basel Charges Galleries. Changes at Art Basel. While launching virtual editions, the fair will also charge galleries and limit the number of participating art galleries. (ArtNet)

“Remove all trace” of the photographer who murdered his former partner. The London gallerist says “it’s not ok to continue to promote his work” considering that Saul Fletcher’s killed his former partner, the curator Rebeccah Blum. (ArtNewspaper)

French Digital Museum Opens in New York. While a lot of museums are expected to close, the french based digital museum is opening a space in Manhattan.  (The Architect Newspaper)



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