Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Advancing the Art World - with Mindstorms?

A robot that can paint portraits? It's happening in Ohio, where local artist Tom Lohre is putting down his paint brush and using his newly programmed Mindstorms robot to create a different kind of art.

Why is Lohre doing this?

"Art has to advance somehow - it always does," Lohre said. "It doesn't have to be with camel hair, it doesn't have to be with a wooden handle - it can be with a sophisticated machine that creates images."

Read more here to see how the robot works!