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What They’re Doing With 3-D Printers Will Change The Way Blind People Experience Art

What They’re Doing With 3-D Printers Will Change The Way Blind People Experience Art

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Millions of people from around the world flock to the finest art museums every year to experience the most incredible pieces that have ever been created. It's hard to stand unmoved in front of the works of Michelangelo, Dürer, Da Vinci, and Cassatt. It's hard to deny how seeing a piece like the Mona Lisa in person makes you feel.But people with visual impairments rarely get to partake in these experiences. They never get to analyze Monet's signature brush strokes, stare into the vast beauty of the Sistine Chapel's renowned ceiling, or count the swirling stars in Van Gogh's most famous nighttime scene. It's a reality that's as heartbreaking as it is ignored. But one team of artists and digital designers aims to solve that problem with a project called Unseen Art. ...