Tag Archives: image synthesis

Artist receives first known US copyright registration for generative AI art

Enlarge / An excerpt from the AI-assisted comic book Zarya of the Dawn, which received a US copyright registration. reader comments 35 with 27 posters participating Share this story In what might be a first, a New York-based artist named Kris Kashtanova has received US copyright registration on their graphic novel that features AI-generated artwork,… Read More »

Fearing copyright issues, Getty Images bans AI-generated artwork

Enlarge / A selection of Stable Diffusion images with a strikeout through them. Ars Technica reader comments 60 with 42 posters participating Share this story Getty Images has banned the sale of AI generative artwork created using image synthesis models such as Stable Diffusion, DALL-E 2, and Midjourney through its service, The Verge reports. To… Read More »

Artists begin selling AI-generated artwork on stock photography websites

Enlarge / A selection of AI-generated artwork that can be licensed through Shutterstock. Shutterstock.com reader comments 49 with 39 posters participating Share this story Seeking ways to “monetize” AI-generated art, some artists have already begun submitting their AI-generated pieces to stock photography websites like Shutterstock. Searches for “AI generated” or “Midjourney” (a popular image synthesis… Read More »

Have AI image generators assimilated your art? New tool lets you check

Enlarge / An image of the “Have I Been Trained?” website featuring a search for one of its creators, Holly Herndon. reader comments 31 with 26 posters participating Share this story In response to controversy over image synthesis models learning from artists’ images scraped from the Internet without consent—and potentially replicating their artistic styles—a group… Read More »

China’s most advanced AI image generator already blocks political content

Enlarge / Images generated by ERNIE-ViLG from the prompt “China” superimposed over China’s flag. Ars Technica reader comments 13 with 11 posters participating Share this story China’s leading text-to-image synthesis model, Baidu’s ERNIE-ViLG, censors political text such as “Tiananmen Square” or names of political leaders, reports Zeyi Yang for MIT Technology Review. Image synthesis has… Read More »

Flooded with AI-generated images, some art communities ban them completely

Enlarge / An assortment of robot portraits generated by Stable Diffusion as found on the Lexica search engine. reader comments 192 with 79 posters participating Share this story Confronted with an overwhelming amount of artificial-intelligence-generated artwork flooding in, some online art communities have taken dramatic steps to ban or curb its presence on their sites,… Read More »

With Stable Diffusion, you may never believe what you see online again

Enlarge / Did you know that Abraham Lincoln was a cowboy? Stable Diffusion does. Benj Edwards / Stable Diffusion reader comments 229 with 127 posters participating, including story author Share this story AI image generation is here in a big way. A newly released open source image synthesis model called Stable Diffusion allows anyone with… Read More »

AI wins state fair art contest, annoys humans

Enlarge / The winning entry, Théåtre D’opéra Spatial. Jason Allen reader comments 233 with 142 posters participating Share this story A synthetic media artist named Jason Allen entered AI-generated artwork into the Colorado State Fair fine arts competition and announced last week that he won first place in the Digital Arts/Digitally Manipulated Photography category, Vice… Read More »