Artist Prints Van Gogh’s Ear From Household DNA



If you’re from the future and have come back to find the moment at which 3D printing got weird, you’ve arrived at the right day

A German artist just 3D-printed a replica of famous painter Vincent van Gogh’s ear, using DNA from Lieuwe van Gogh, the great-great grandson of Van Gogh’s brother Theo. The result is now on display at the Centre for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany. Welcome to 2014

See also: 3 Rad 3D Printing Projects That Could Actually Help Save the Planet

Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh died in 1890 at the age of 37, but not before he created a body of work that was hugely influential on later generations of painters and widely regarded as some of the greatest works in history. In the popular imagination, though, he is equally well known for a psychotic episode in 1888 in which he sliced off his left ear Read more…

More about Germany, Artist, Ear, Gadgets, and Us World



Unit G, Carlinghurst Business Park , George Street West, Blackburn, BB2 1PQ
Tel: 01254 660 003 Telephone: +44 1254 660 0033
FAX: +44 1254 660 0033

Latest News

  • Chief Inventive Viner is an Exact Job: Josh % Fills The Position for Joe Boxer

    “I’ve always wanted a chief anything title,” actor Josh Peck, best known for his stint on Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh, told Mashable. Well, on Thursday, he accomplished that goal, becoming Chief Creative Viner for fashion brand Joe Boxer. With nearly 5 million followers on Vine, Peck is the latest popular user on Twitter’s six-second video […]

    Read More

  • Europe’s High Courtroom Principles That Shopping The Web Does No longer In Itself Infringe Copyright (Phew)

     A protracted-working European criminal fight over the copyright standing of cached copies of paperwork held on the computer systems of Web customers has been resolved as of late. A preliminary ruling by way of the European Courtroom of Justice has sided with widespread experience, ruling that digital copies proven on an internet browser’s pc reveal or held brief in a […]

    Read More

  • The Absolute best 6 Seconds on the Web Nowadays

    This is the story of a wimpy goat that found his voice He gave it all he’s got. Now, he’s an Internet star See also: Inspiring Goat in a Wheelchair Is All You Need Right Now See? He’s already in a Taylor Swift music video Today is a good day Have something to add to […]

    Read More