Converting Art to Data

There is something gross about breaking a masterpiece down into statistics, but there is also something profoundly beautiful about it. 

Reproduced Cezanne's Houses at the L'Estaque with one of my painting robots using a combination of AI and personal collaboration.  One of the neat things about using the robot in these recreations, is that it saves each and every brush stroke. I can then go back and analyze the statistics behind the recreation.  Here are some quick visualizations...


It is weird to think of something as emotional as art, as data.  But the more I work with combining the arts with artificial intelligence, the more I am beginning to think that everything is data. 

Below is the finished painting and an animation of each brush stroke.