Internet Calls State Fair Art Contest Winning AI-Generated Artwork "Death of Artistry"


Discussions on social media regarding the nature of art and what it means to be an artist have been sparked by a piece of digital artwork that took first prize in a fine art competition. On Monday, Jason Allen won the fine art competition at the Colorado State Fair utilising an AI-generated piece of art. The synthetic media designer reportedly declared his win on the Discord server, per a tweet. He posted images of the AI-generated canvases displayed at the fair along with the caption, "I won first prize."