FEU Institute of Technology

Educational Innovation and Technology Hub


The Paradox of Artificial Creativity: Challenges and Opportunities of Generative AI Artistry

Creativity Research Journal

DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2024.2354622

Garcia, Manuel B.

Educational Innovation and Technology Hub

FEU Institute of Technology, Philippines

Abstract: Creativity has long been viewed as the bastion of human expression. With the advent of generative artificial intelligence (AI), there is an emerging notion of artificial creativity that contests traditional perspectives of artistic exploration. This paper explores the complex dynamics of this evolution by examining how generative AI intertwines with and transforms the art world. It presents a comprehensive analysis of the challenges posed by generative AI in art, from questions of authenticity and intellectual property to ethical dilemmas and impacts on conventional art practices. Simultaneously, it investigates the revolutionary opportunities generative AI offers, including the democratization of art creation, the expansion of creative boundaries, and the development of new collaborative and economic models. The paper posits that the integration of generative AI in art is not just a technological advancement but a significant cultural shift, which necessitates a reevaluation of our understanding of art and the artist. It concludes with a forward-looking perspective, advocating for a collaborative approach to harness the potential of this technology in enriching human creativity and ensuring the vibrant evolution of the art world in the era of AI-driven generation.

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Generative AI, ChatGPT, Artificial Creativity, Art

Recommended Citation:

Garcia, M. B. (2024). The Paradox of Artificial Creativity: Challenges and Opportunities of Generative AI Artistry. Creativity Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/10400419.2024.2354622