Imagine I installed a bucket of paint on top of a ladder, with a canvas underneath. I carefully balance the bucket of paint, and measure the amount of paint in it. I connect a small string to the handle of the bucket, and once all components were ready I pull the string. The bucket falls, the paint spills and results in a beautiful composition, with compelling accents and negative spaces.
Who made that art? Was it me or gravity?
With that in mind – what is generative art, and how flawed is the statement “I made an ‘AI’ make X”?
Probably as hyperbolic as saying that I made gravity make a painting.