Is AI Art Bad?
She criticises that there is buzz around AI-generated art despite its not having a purpose, calling it “completely soulless.” But isn’t there plenty of terrible human art as well?
AI art’s utility rests it being used to facilitate human creativity, not to replace it, some argue. Perhaps AI reminds us that it’s not just the skill of the artist that matters, it’s the human behind it, too. Art curator Lolita Cros believes the quality of AI art will improve as humans master the tool and put more thought into the ideas behind it. Jason Allen, who faced criticism for winning Colorado State Fair’s digital art prize with AI-generated work, compared using AI generated art as being akin to channeling an otherworldly demon. Paul Hill, founder of a Gen Z art gallery, views AI image generation tools as a way to reduce time wasted by humans and to help flesh out ideas: