Why Machine Learning is the Next Frontier for Art

Recording: Why Machine Learning is the Next Frontier for Art, Mar 12, 2018


Hugo Liu


In November 2017, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” sold for $450M, the most expensive work ever sold at auction. What determines an artwork’s value, and how can one piece be worth such a high price? Can a machine determine the value of art? Just as machine learning has revolutionized other consumer industries such as music, social media, and fashion, Artsy is exploring how it can be used to support a more open, more democratic, and easier-to-navigate art world.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate