What is Generative Art?

TL;DR

  • Generative art is a form of digital art that is created with the help of a computer algorithm
  • There are several NFT collections out there that have successfully taken off through art created in this manner
  • The success of generative art does not end with the primary sale. Community and utility, among other things, play key roles in sustaining their value.

What is Generative Art?

Generative art is digital art that is created through the use of computer codes or artificial intelligence software which generates diverse artworks that have a similar origin but are different based on their patterns and appearance.

Popular Generative Art

You need not go too far before you discover that some of the most important NFTs around are actually made as generative art. In fact, NFT collections are created in this manner. When you think of generative art, some of the first to come to your mind should include Bored Apes Yacht Club, CryptoPunks, Meebits, Azuki, and Mutant Apes, among others.

Primary Sale is only the Beginning

NFT collections are merely tools for creating a community around an NFT project. This sense of community begins from the moment the NFT launches in a marketplace. Collectors are bound to join project communities and follow them across social platforms.

Bottom Line

As part of the evolution of the digital art landscape, generative art has created an avenue for the mass production of artworks that are helping to create a sense of community among like-minds, and utility for digital art collectors.

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