Sometimes, there's an app that is so captivating it takes the world by storm. NewProfilePic is that app of the moment, and it’s giving anyone who uses it an artsy avatar for their social media accounts. Using artificial intelligence, the technology transforms photos into stylized portraits that look like they’ve been digitally painted. The pictures even have a splashy background to suggest a hand-painted touch; it's incredible that these drawings are generated by a computer.
The American southeast is filled with over 10,000 caves rich in history.
If there’s one thing that has been shaking up the contemporary art world, it’s NFTs.
The history of Italy, home to the Vatican, is historically tied to the Catholic church. So it comes as no surprise that there are an estimated 65,000 churches—or chiese—in Italy. But what may surprise you are the vast quantities of churches that have been abandoned and left to decay. Across the country, it's an all-too-common phenomenon and it's something that Dutch photographer Roman Robroek wanted to learn more about.
In 2018, Google put their impressive artificial intelligence to use in a new way.
Ever since digital artist Beeple broke records with a $69 million sale in 2021, NFT has been a buzzword.
Since the conception of art, many paintings, drawings, and sculptures have existed in the physical world. As technology has advanced, so have the ways for making and experiencing art. More and more artists are creating work digitally, and many of their pieces exist purely as pixels on a screen. However, just because we’re not able to hold these artworks in our hands, it doesn’t mean they’re less valuable.
Over the course of a 70-year career, Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai created thousands of woodblock prints, paintings, and drawings.
In 2017, Canadian photographer Cath Simard snapped a picture of an empty road on the verdant Hawaiian island of Oahu...
The first-ever Polaroid camera (called Model 95) went on sale in 1948; and today, the company continues to release innovative models. From a pocket-sized instant camera to a tiny printer that turns your photos into stickers, today’s Polaroid products honor the analog era, all while embracing modern technology. The company’s latest device is Polaroid Now+, an instant camera with more creative tools than ever before.
Engineering and robotics design company Boston Dynamics is known for its impressively dextrous robots, and the team continues to wow...
Have you ever wondered what famous historical figures like Nefertiti and Cleopatra looked like in real life?