Armless statue Venus de Milo fitted with 3D printed prosthetics in Paris

Armless statue Venus de Milo fitted with 3D printed prosthetics in Paris

One of the art world’s most famous amputees was fitted with two 3D printed prosthetic arms yesterday to promote the proliferation and accessibility of 3D printed prosthetics. The awareness stunt exhibited a replica of Venus de Milo , the armless statue housed in the Louvre, with two prosthetic arms strapped to her. (Image: Thomas Dossus / Handicap International) The installation was set up by Handicap International, a French aid organization that provides help and assistive devices to handicapped people in conflict areas. Visitors to the Louvre were greeted by the famous status replica at the Louvres-Rivoli metro station near […]

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