3d printed sculptures

“Largest” 3D Printed Sculpture Installed in New Zealand to Honor Māori History

At the heartland of New Zealand Māori culture, in a land home to many famous legends and stories, a recently installed 3D printed concentric sculpture reflects the rich Māori history…

MIT CSAIL Creates 3D Printable Sculptures of the Body in Motion

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) is responsible for numerous fascinating innovations, many of them related to 3D printing, including color-changing ink, origami-inspired robots, and much more. The…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software…

Detailed 3D Printed Sculptures Depict Common Scenes and the Light That Illuminates Them

Have you ever stopped to think about your relationship with light? I’m not talking philosophically in terms of Star Wars and the light side versus the dark side, but actual…

3D Printing and Clay Bring Kennis & Kennis’ Historic Reconstructions to Life

Just as forensic artists have used 3D printing to give unidentified murder victims a realistic face, archaeologists and researchers use the technology to provide faces for historical figures. Hominid palaeo-artists…

Giant 3D Printed Sculptures to Feature in Inaugural York Mediale Festival

Toward the end of this year, a huge festival will be taking place in York, UK, drawing some of the most creative artists in the country to showcase their works…

Kilwell Fibretube to 3D Print Massive Sculpture for New Zealand Roadway

The mind of the artist is shown to us by expressions of creativity that are often described as beautiful, stunning—as well as thought-provoking and inspirational—and so much more. One particular…

Hong Kong Celebrates an Anniversary with a 3D Printing World Record

For over a century, Hong Kong was ruled by Britain, until in 1997 the island was finally returned to China. This month, the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to…

10,000 Hours of 3D Printing Bring Larger-Than-Life Cast Bronze Sculpture to Georgia Tech

We always take great pleasure in writing about the convergence of 3D printing and the art world, and it is hard to imagine anyone not being impressed by some of the latest…

Popular 3D Printing Channel Hits Major Milestone: A Few Minutes with Devin from Make Anything

Last week I had the privilege of meeting and sharing a few beers with Devin Montes from the YouTube channel Make Anything, in the city of angels during SOLIDWORKS World 2017….

Dutch Designer Uses 3D Printing to Create Large-Scale Deer Artwork

The art of sculpture requires complexity and sophistication to supplement the smallest details of every aspect of the figure. Particularly, 3D sculptures of animals such as deer demand an experienced…

Artist Se Yoon Park Explores Balance Between Light and Darkness with 3D Printed Trees

The dichotomy between light and darkness is probably the oldest and most central theme in every art form. It forms the conflict in much of literature and film, and it’s…

3D Systems Provides the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry with an End-to-End Solution for Clients

Much like the world of art that is constantly prone to change, 3D Systems’ last year has consisted of a lot of sudden twists and turns too, which has made…

‘Spherical Creations’: Artist Dario Santacroce Creates Amazing 3D Printed Sandstone Sculptures

Traditional artists are turning to using 3D printing in their work, and making some very interesting hybrid art — that is, art made using both 3D modeling and traditional hand…

Artist Duo 3D Prints the Super Bowl, But It Doesn’t Look Like You’d Expect

When you think of the Super Bowl, you may not think of art. Sure, there’s plenty of artistry that goes into the halftime show and, of course, the best commercials…

Photographic Sculptures: 3D Tech Brings to Life 25-Foot-Tall Triple Naomi Campbell & Kate Moss the Fallen Angel

Most artists have one thing in common: the need to be different, and to offer up incredible uniqueness to the world in a wide range of forms for all to enjoy,…

Artist Duong Le Thai Uses 3D Printing to Capture the Human Body and Soul

October 16th-17th, some of the most talented and enterprising people from the 3D printing world will gather in Paris for 3D Printshow, a rapidly growing event held several times a…

Sound Sculpture: Artist 3D Prints from Music, Mathematical Algorithms & Organic Shapes   

Written in collaboration with Bella Green of 1click3dprint.com “Life in general, science, art, humans; everything is a source of inspiration. It’s the craving for creating something unique that stands out from…

3D Scanning & Printing Brought in to Solve Centuries-Old Art History Mystery

The summer I was 15, I lived in England. A lovely family in Coventry took me in, and with them I explored the surrounding area. Among the places I loved…

This Week’s Top 3D Printable 3D Share Models: No Naked Ladies!

This week’s top 3D Share models reveal a slightly refreshing change from the world of nude jello wrestling (see last week’s article for details.) In the category of tasteful mild nudity…

UK Artist Matt Smith Recreates Lost Boccioni Sculpture Using 3D Technology

For a couple of months in late 1916 and early 1917, just a few months after his death in August 1916, many works of art by the Italian Futurist Umberto…

Digital Synesthesia: REIFY Turns Your Favorite Song into a 3D Printed Sculpture

Think about how many times you’ve heard a tune on the radio and said, “That’s my song.” What would it look like if you could take it to the next dimension, and…

3D Printing Allows for the Reproduction of Michelangelo’s Iconic Sculptures

When it comes to classical works of Renaissance art, one name stands toward the top echelon of sculptors. That name is Michelangelo, and his works are some of the most extraordinary…

A Poetics of Failure: Sophie Kahn Uses 3D Printing to Challenge the Digital Era

In the mid-’90s I attended Philosophy graduate school when something called “deconstruction” was all the rage. In a nutshell, deconstruction criticizes a Western philosophical assumption that the natural and social worlds are objective…