Deep down, the resistance had internalized the mantra, ‘Good artists copy. Great artists steal.’ The art world’s stalwarts were always aware of the cycle of creativity, the perpetual ebb and flow of influence. Yet, they couldn’t help but feel usurped when generative algorithms began pilfering ideas on an unprecedented scale. Seeing themselves relegated to the category of ‘good’ artists that could only copy sparked a fire of jealousy.

Use the comments to complete the following, “It was unbelievable; the resistance couldn’t ____.”

A industrial sculpture that takes without creating something new, plinth, concrete and corten steel, consumerism, pop art, hinze dam.


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