From painting to rap music, artificial intelligence is invading the art world. Creatives are coping with the fallout. 

Singer-songwriter Nick Cave didn’t like what he was hearing.

“This song is bullshit, a grotesque mockery of what it is to be a human,” he exclaimed. He was responding to what ChatGPT came up with when asked to compose original music and lyrics in his style.

It wasn’t just the aesthetics—Cave disapproved in the principle of a machine mimicking art, labeling it “replication as travesty.”

Hip-hop artist Dwan Howard, known as Curtiss King, collaborated with the AI platform LyricStudio to create a No.1 iTunes album.

Fair. But he might be missing the point. 

Artificial intelligence, or AI, has been around...

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