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The art of 3D printing

As 3D printers become cheaper and more accessible, artists like Sophie Kahn, are beginning to explore the art of 3D sculpting. She creates 3d models and prints them piece by piece to construct her sculptures that ironically reminds us of ancient shards found in archaeological digs:

Reclining figure of a woman (5 years of sleep):

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Triple Portrait of E: 3d scanning and 3d printing

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Memorial Bust of a Woman (self portrait):

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For more information and to see the origin of these photos visit: http://www.sophiekahn.net/

From The Citrus Report