By Ted Loos
This article is part of our latest Artificial Intelligence special report, which focuses on how the technology continues to evolve and affect our lives.
Adjusting to technological developments is not a new concept for the art world.
Wood panels were once the standard for paintings, but by the 17th century they were largely overtaken by canvas, and the paint itself changed, too. Video art, a mainstay now, was a new phenomenon in the 1960s.