A ‘Minions’ joke convinced all of TikTok that the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre
The rumor originated with a tourist video of some police vehicles in Paris.
On Jan 10, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Artists fed up with AI-image generators use Mickey Mouse to goad copyright lawsuits
'People's craftsmanship, time, effort and ideas are being taken without their consent...'
On Dec 16, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
‘What future? Because as far as I’m concerned, this planet is dying’: Server calls out customers who question her going to art school
'You should ask them what they went to school for.'
On Oct 6, 2022 by Jack Alban
Meta employee says Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse avatar took 40 revisions
'40 forbidden zuck’s are lurking in a crusty facebook server'
On Aug 25, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
AI program DALL-E mini prompts some truly cursed images
The AI program is generating a feverish stream of art.
On Jun 9, 2022 by Audra Schroeder
NFT creator Pink Cat disinvited from Toronto comics convention amid plagiarism accusations and online backlash
Widely criticized by the comics community, Pink Cat was accused of plagiarism and cultural appropriation.
On May 31, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘A wise cat meditating in the Himalayas searching for enlightenment’: AI can now generate hyper-realistic pictures from your random sentences
Descriptive sentences become realistic imagery.
On Apr 7, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Model accuses artist of painting her face on a nude body without permission
'I feel worthless. I feel used.'
On Apr 5, 2022 by Siobhan Ball
‘Labor costs money’: Billie Eilish is under fire for hosting a fanart contest with Adobe
Professional artists criticized Eilish for soliciting unpaid illustration work from fans.
On Jan 27, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Artist and activist Meg shows the world how to live your best authentic life
Inspired by intersectionality, Meg designs art to inspire a world where people are free to live their most authentic lives.
On Dec 16, 2021 by Voice
‘Is it real?’: TikToker finds alleged Picasso painting with exhibition stamps at their local Goodwill
Art historians cast doubt on the painting's authenticity.
On Dec 4, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg
The Australian government accidentally commissioned furry art for the Olympics
The 'Aussie Heroes' campaign involves a series of Olympics-themed fursonas.
On Jul 16, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Black artist says Walmart is selling her Nipsey Hussle painting it stole off Twitter
'Next time remove the watermark.'
On Mar 3, 2021 by Samira Sadeque
People cannot stop dunking on viral painting of Trump in a Revolutionary War uniform
Trump, a well-known draft dodger, isn't exactly a war hero.
On Dec 30, 2020 by Claire Goforth