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Copies and Invention in East Asia: Conversations in the Gallery

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November 10 Conversations in the Gallery:  Copying and Creativity in Human and Machine Learning

What is the connection between copying and invention? How does the practice of copying an artist’s work increase a drawing student’s own creativity? How do computers look at works of art to learn how to emulate a particular artist’s style? Consider these questions along with Raj Rao Nadakuditi, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computers; Jeff Evans, Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Medical School and scholar of the psychology of creativity; and Natsu Oyobe, UMMA Curator of Asian Art.

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Please visit the website to register and more more information. 

 

Image: Stupa: Hyakuman tô (one of one million pagodas), Japan, 764-770, carved wood with traces of gesso. 

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