Living Copy of Van Gogh's Ear on Display in New York

Living Copy of Van Gogh's Ear on Display in New York

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Tara Bellucci
Nov 9, 2015
Diemut Strebe, Sugababe (2014)
(Image credit: Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts)

Are you hearing this? There's a living replica of Vincent van Gogh's famous ear currently being shown at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts in New York City.

Created by Diemut Strebe with computer imaging technology based and his self portraits, the ear was bioengineered from cartilage cells using genetic material from Lieuwe van Gogh, the great-great-grandson of Theo van Gogh, the Post-Impressionist artist's brother.

The ear is on view through December 5, 2015.

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