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Robot Artists Compete for Thousands of Dollars at This Painting Competition​

In total, 38 teams from 10 countries submitted 200 different artworks.
Catherine Chapman
5.22.17
Design

Industrial Robot Reprogrammed to Get Bored and Curious Like a Living Thing

In artist and robotics researcher Madeline Gannon’s ‘Mimus,' an industrial robot behaves like a living creature.
DJ Pangburn
1.5.17
Art

Earth’s Radiation Sets This Matrix of Motors in Motion

Berlin-based artist Ralf Baecker employs background radiation to make subtle changes in his new mechanized installation.
DJ Pangburn
4.25.16
Art

Robot Art Contest Seeks Machines That Can Paint Like the Masters

A new robotic challenge in the vein of DARPA's prize competitions invites people to build a robot that can paint with a brush.
Kevin Holmes
1.26.16
Art

This Robot Wants to Paint Your Portrait—With or Without You

This “high tech tracing machine” can paint portraits with humans or finish through an auto-complete function.
DJ Pangburn
10.22.15
Art

A Robotic Church Rises in Red Hook

Machines come to life inside an old Norwegian Seamen’s Church for Chico MacMurtrie's site-specific installation and performance.
Abby Ronner
6.8.15
Art

[Best of 2014] The Year in Robots

2014 was a high-powered year for robots.
Beckett Mufson
12.16.14
Art

Choreographed Robots Are Tap Dancing Their Way Through London

We spoke to artist Peter William Holden about his kinetic machines that are dancing their CPUs out at London's Merge Festival.
Zach Sokol
9.19.14
Music

Inside The Making Of Squarepusher's "Music For Robots"

Squarepusher's 'Music for Robots,' includes a robo-guitarist with 78 fingers and a drummer with 22 arms.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.16.14
Design

"The Illusion Of Life" Machine Can Mimic Human Whispers

Designer Minsu Kim's new machine has the power to simulate soft, sweet nothings.
Beckett Mufson
4.15.14
Art

Shih Chieh Huang Turns Trash Into Animatronic Sea Creatures

The TED 2014 Fellow creates illuminated, robotic ecosystems out of mundane household items (and other junk).
Zach Sokol
3.31.14
Art

Will Robots Replace Artists In The Future?

Call it Jean-Michel Botsquiat.
Zach Sokol
11.12.13