A.I. Robot Learning to Draw Portraits

Feb 11, 2019 - Fortune

Artificial intelligence and robotics are turning many industries upside down, including fine arts.

An AI machine has already painted a canvas borrowing from historical artwork, which sold in October 2018 for $432,500.

A new robot called Ai-Da--named for British mathematician and inventor of computer algorithms Ada Lovelace--will do something much harder. The device will be able to draw, according to Reuters.

Ai-Da’s first exhibit is scheduled for May at the University of Oxfo...