DeepNostalgia – how animating portraits with AI is both bolstering and undoing historic painted lies

Painting Queen Charlotte, the artist Nathaniel Dance-Holland employed quite a bit of creative licence, if her courtiers and critics are to be believed. Wikimedia The AI family history app MyHeritage allows users to animate photographs from the past. Run a document through the app and it will seemingly bring it toContinue Reading

Temple Alum Breaks World Record For Creating The Largest Drawing Made By One Individual

In Studio Jam: K. Michelle performs ‘The Rain’ – Black America Web Featured Video Dyymond Whipper-Young is an example that Black history doesn’t only exist in history books. It’s happening locally around us every day! The Philly artist and Temple Alum recently set a new record for the world’s largestContinue Reading

Queen Elizabeth II British design award winner Priya Ahluwalia

The London Fashion Week this season was entirely digital due to the ongoing pandemic and it sure kept us all busy looking out for new trends and collections. With that, the exciting news of menswear designer Priya Ahluwalia winning the Queen Elizabeth II British design was announced earlier this week.Continue Reading

another day another botched art restoration

Remember back in 2013 when a lady in Spain tried to restore a famous fresco and the resulting “Monkey Christ” was, uh, less than spectacular? Well apparently Spain didn’t learn their lesson and it’s happened again. Conservation experts in Spain have called for a tightening of the laws covering restoration work after a copy of…Continue Reading