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Blockchain and AI in Art: A Quick Look into Contemporary Art Industries

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In this exploratory text the authors review different ways in which Blockchain technology intersects with Artificial Intelligence (AI), and with art, and how it connects to a more and more frequently mentioned area such as contemporary art industries. These intersections are pointing at the two aspects worth exploring – the first one being a way in which technology (here Blockchain and AI) can be used in various fields and industries, and the other one following art as it opens its world to the new technological possibilities, enriching its forms, topics and manifestations, and questioning the status of the author as well. The art examples and case studies exhibited here will illustrate a couple of problems that can be solved and/or improved with Blockchain and AI technology. These include transparency, art data authenticity, art data monetization, smart contracts with artists, investment opportunities of NFT (non-fungible tokens), roles and activities of curators, psychology of aesthetics, and exploration of creativity.

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Suvajdzic, M., Stojanović, D., Kanishcheva, I. (2022). Blockchain and AI in Art: A Quick Look into Contemporary Art Industries. In: Prieto, J., Partida, A., Leitão, P., Pinto, A. (eds) Blockchain and Applications. BLOCKCHAIN 2021. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 320. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-86162-9_27

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