Art Auctions for Drawings – Auction house Christie’s, which already sells paintings by Picasso and Monet with high prices, creating a new milestone by holding auctions first art work created by artificial intelligence or artificial intelligence.
The portrait began to be offered at Christie’s New York in October 23-25, made by AI programmed by the Paris-based World, whose members included Hugo Caselles-Dupré, Pierre Gauthier, and Vernier Fautrel. The paper estimated that the AI could be sold for $7,000-$10,000.
This artwork is produced as an experiment “in the interface between art and AI,” Christie said on its website. Among the few portraits produced by AI, all arranged in a fictitious Belamy family tree, including the Baron de sash wearing military Belamy and Duke women dressed a pink silk dress.
First, a set of archive consists of 15,000 portraits painted between the 14th century and is inserted into the computer. Then the Generator makes a new image based on the settings, and tried to find a Discriminator or Dividing the difference between man-made and images created by the generator.
The work was sold after the process of bargaining for six minutes which is quite ferocious, said auctioneer Christie’s. This price is beyond the sale of works of Edvard Munch’s The Scream last year amounted to US $119,9 million. This is the first time the Three Studies of Lucian Freud offered in the auction and bidding opened at a price of US $80 million.
Auctioneer did not reveal who the identity of the buyer of this painting. Francis Outred, head of post-war and contemporary art Christie’s Europe, said Bacon painting is a masterpiece and one of the largest paintings in the auction in the present era.