Posts by Rel Hayman

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    Opportunity Knocks: LAPADA Conference 2020

    The 3rd March 2020 saw members of London’s network of art and antique dealers gather for the annual LAPADA Conference, held at the Royal Society of Arts. This year’s line-up of speakers was diverse, presenting on topics such as sustainability within the industry, the potential of social media, and the future of luxury consumer trends – each of which pronounced an optimistic outlook for the future of the trade. 

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    Team trip to the Mary Rose

    The Mary Rose might be most famous for its permanent collection - including of course the very Tudor warship that sank nearly 500 years ago, along with the 19,000 artefacts on board - and yet each visit offers something new and interesting to see, too.  

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    The world's first AI ink artist, A.I. Gemini, created by Victor Wong, at work. Image courtesy of 3812 Gallery
    The world's first AI ink artist, A.I. Gemini, created by Victor Wong, at work. Image courtesy of 3812 Gallery

    It’s often said that creativity is what makes us human. That was until 1 August 2019, when a team of academics working in law suggested that, going forward, artificial intelligence ‘should be classed as an inventor in its own right’. As another powerful stride forward in the growth of AI technology, they propose the machine as a creative genius with a potential equal to and even independent of humans. But within the world of art, what might this mean for the future of the artist figure and the industry as a whole?