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October, 2017

  • 20 October

    Material Speculation: ISIS

    Article written by Esther Wambui Artist, activist, and educator Morehshin Allahyari, who has used 3D printing to reconstruct artifacts destroyed by ISIS, will visit UT to lecture and display some of her work. Material Speculation: ISIS will be showcased in UT’s Downtown Gallery ((At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)) from October 20 to …

August, 2017

  • 10 August

    Neon Nights in 3D

    Article written by Esther Wambui Portraits of Hope, the nonprofit behind the art installation, has a new public art exhibit in Beverly Hills. “Neon Nights in 3D” will have more than 1,000 art discs painted in fluorescent colors floating on the Lily Pond on Santa Monica Boulevard. As part of the interactive exhibit, visitors …

  • 6 August

    Pepper and Masashi Hattori’s Trick Art

    Article written by Esther Wambui   An art exhibition showing hyper-realistic 3D drawings is pulling in the crowds in Japan and these incredible photos show why. The exhibition, showcasing work by Japanese artist Masashi Hattori, is at the Kawasaki City Museum.   Visitors are encouraged to take pictures with the artwork, …

July, 2017

  • 2 July

    Chelsea Manning in 3D

    Article written by Esther Wambui   Chelsea Manning is to showcase an exhibition at New York’s Fridman Gallery in collaboration with the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg. Manning, who was released from prison last month after being sentenced in violation of the Espionage Act for disclosing classified government documents to WikiLeaks in 2013, will share A Becoming …

May, 2017

  • 1 May

    International 3D artist to exhibit in South Africa

    Article written by Esther Wambui Cape Town – Have you seen those viral 3D pavement art pieces on social media before? Well the artist and inventor behind the epic artwork, Kurt Wenner, is bringing it to Cape Town in a special exhibition titled Incredible Illusions.   The exhibition will be on display at …