In a cabinet of curiosities, a woman looks at botanical illustrations and realises that nothing can capture the beauty of flowers. In the 18th century, the English artist Mary Delany set out to do just that. But almost 300 years later, artificial intelligence, fed by innumerable data on the subject, is capable of continuously producing new representations of flowers that are as credible as they are unique. So how can we tell the difference between the organic and the technological, the plausible from the improbable and the beauty from the algorithm?
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