Generative Art from Renaissance by a Bot and the Artist, an Experiment

Regia Marinho
3 min readJul 24, 2022

Experiments with AI, because "The Future is Now".

Generative art is created by using a computer program. It is a computer-generated image based on the algorithm that was inputted into the program by the artist.

The image will be created by running through a program to generate an image.

“The true work of art is but a shadow of divine perfection.” Michelangelo.

The Renaissance was a period in European history marking the transition from the Middle Ages to modernity during the 15th and 16th centuries. It was an effort to surpass the ideals of classical antiquity.

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Albrecht Dürer

Self-Portrait

at the age of 13, 1484.

Albrecht Dürer, Self-Portrait at the Age of 13, 1484.

Durer or Duerer, was a German painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German Renaissance. Born in Nuremberg.

The images generated by the Bot.

Images by the Bot + author from the Self-portrait drawing above. 2022.

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Jacopo Pontormo.

Study of a boy turning his head. 1529.

Study of a boy turning his head. Jacopo Pontormo. 1529.

Jacopo Pontormo was an Italian Mannerist painter and portraitist from the Florentine School. His work shows a stylistic change from the calm perspectival regularity that characterized the art of the Florentine Renaissance.

The image generated by the Bot.

This is a powerful image created by the Bot from the renaissance portrait.

Study of a boy turning his head by the Bot + author. 2022.

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Regia Marinho

I write about ideas, technology, the future and inspire the world through art. Artist. Civil engineer. https://regiaart.com