This page depicts the results of mentioning New Objectivity art in your prompt. Click here to learn about this project
Generated Thick Descriptor (via Chat-GPT 4): New Objectivity, a 1920s German art movement, is characterized by realistic, unembellished depiction of life, moving away from the emotional expressiveness of Expressionism. The style exists in two tendencies: Verists, who satirically and provocatively represent the harsh realities of contemporary life, and Classicists, who focus on timeless and universal qualities in a sober, detached way. Emphasis is often laid on particular features or objects, giving a precise, factual, and impartial document of the times. Notable artists include George Grosz and Max Beckmann. To create art in this style, focus on detailing the reality without emotional infusion, emphasize features or motifs, and maintain a sober, practical aesthetics.
he table below depicts New York City’s Times Square and Northern Ontario’s Lake Kenogamissi. The left column shows the results of a “thin” prompt, in which the style was requested in name only. The right column shows the results of a “thick” prompt, in which the generated prompt was used.
These images show what Generative AI renders when one requests that an image be rendered in well-known art styles. This series does not purport to describe major art styles as understood in the art scholarship community. If you have expertise in art and want to explain why these images do or do not capture the essence of these fields, then please do so in the comments section below.