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3D Printing a Masterwork for Your Living Room


3D model of the Ares Borghese

Cosmo Wenman generated this 3D model of the Ares Borghese, based on hundreds of photos, from the Basel Sculpture Hall. Wenman publishes the scans online, so that anyone can use them to 3D print a replica of the masterpiece.

Credit: Cosmo Wenman

You may never be able to get to Italy to see Michelangelo's David—but advances in 3D printing technology are making it possible for you to create an almost perfect replica.

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