Lensa Apps Magic Avatars AI stolen data and compromised ethics

Artist Lauryn Ipsum says that artificial intelligence may have created these original avatars, but the smaller elements that feed the creation — color palettes, brushstrokes, textures, individual styles — were taken from artists like herself without consent, credit or compensation.

“It felt like a punch in my gut to see these avatars,” Ipsum said. “It’s like fast fashion for art.”


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