Check out the amazing artwork of Dutch 3D printing sculptor Eric van Straaten at FUMA CONTEMPORARY | BUNKYO ART in Tokyo. One of the works on show include the statue ‘ Bliss ’ (see picture above), one of his latest designs. Eric van Straaten: ” In my mind, this piece is about a man who finally gets what he wants (the attention of many girls) and therefor should be in a state of bliss
This sculpture was made to contemplate the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. To create the sculpture a seismogram of the earthquake, was rotated using computer aided design and then printed in 3 dimensions using rapid prototyping technology. The artwork measures 30cm x 20cm and represents 9 minutes of the earthquake.