All About 3D Printed Art
Besides being mini, this Strandbeest uses 3D printing and motors rather than the wind and PVC pipes for its locomotion.
3D printing is being used to help the visually impaired to read music notations more easily with a system called Tactile Stave Notation
How would you like to walk on a true work of sculpted art? Italian Designer Cristina Franceschini (AKA Crystiff) can make it happen through her design abilities and 3d printed shoes.
If you like objects that reference themselves (like a bookshelf made out of books) then the Mobius Nautilus will just about make your day.
Architects Alisa Andrašek and Bruno Juričić have designed the "Cloud Pergola / The Architecture of Hospitality", a larger-than-life art display that some are considered the largest and most complex 3D printed structures in the world. It's currently on display at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Artist Matthew Angelo Harrison has designed and constructed a large-scale 3D printer that is capable of 3D printing sculptural drawings based on African tribal symbols.
The Open Heritage initiative is a joint project from Google Arts and Culture and nonprofit CyArk to preserve monuments around the world in 3D and make them available to the public.
Morehshin Allahyari is an Iranian artist and activist who is using ancient illustrations of Middle Eastern dark goddesses to create 12 sculptures using 3D modeling, scanning and printing. Her aim is to fight against "digital colonialism" with the display called She Who Sees the Unknown.
The Mexican 3D printing service Moti Digital used a Massivit 1800 3D printer to create a 12-foot-tall skeleton structure. The installation was showcased during the Mexican Festival of Light celebrations in Guadalajara.
On display at the Super Bien! greenhouse for contemporary art in Berlin is the sculpture Portrait of a Birch by artist Martin Binder. Entirely drawn by hand using a 3D printing pen, it is some 4 meters of suspended wood-blended filament.
London-based architecture studio Mamou-Mani has successfully pitched to build Burning Man 2018's Temple. The winning design, Galaxia, will feature a 3D printed mandala symbol at its heart.
The Yungang Grottoes Art Gallery is displaying full-size 3D printed Buddhist statues recreated from carvings at a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Students in Jerusalem used 3D printed joints to create a unique, suspended bamboo pavilion at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.
The Into the Underworld exhibition examines Auckland’s previously unexplored caves through 3D printed models of digital images.
Each year a specially selected artwork graces Times Square for the month of February. For 2018, a huge 3D printed Fresnel lens has that honor.
A French designer is making art out of NASA's open source digital files, including the APOLLO 11 table which shows a 3D model of the moon.
The Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia is 3D scanning and 3D printing Civil War artifacts to offer a "touch tour" for blind visitors.