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Artist Creates Modern Venus de Milo Using Google Images and 3-D Printing | Wired Design | Wired.com

Using Google Image Search, and a 3D printer:

3-D printers are changing the way we think about manufacturing everything from medical devices to firearms, but artists are just beginning to explore their artistic potential. Bathsheba Grossman prints fractal paperweights and Cosmo Wenman 3-D scans priceless objects in museums, but in both cases the printers are being used more as production tools than a part of the creative process. Matthew Plummer-Fernandez believes the technology can do more, and his latest work, a sort of Venus de Milo for the MakerBot Age, is just one glimpse of 3-D printing’s expressive potential.

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Beth Kelley is a writer and researcher with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.