Miniature diorama Mash-up of M. C. Escher's "Relativity" with Crash Test
Dummies. Buy "Relativity Crash Mash" for $30. This piece adds even
more surrealism and a bit of the absurd by adding Crash Dummies to
Escher's classic lithograph where upside-down stairs abound. This design
pushes the new full color 3D printing technology to new limits. The
complexity of the scene and the level of detail found in the images in
this diorama make this a unique and one of a kind artwork. These
characteristics are not possible with mass produced works, and have not
yet been seen in 3D printed diorama art.
This miniature diorama is about 1 3/4 inches high. I have
included a high resolution computer rendering of the design in the preview
pictures. You can see from the photographs of the actual piece that I have
stretched the limits of the 3D color printing technology.
Why not display this in a nice Acrylic case as shown in one of the
photos. This is about 2 inches high. This Display
Case is on Amazon in the USA for around $3 including shipping.
You can also get the display
case on Amazon in the UK
Take a look at M.
C. Escher's "Relativity" lithograph to compare it with my
"Relativity Crash Mash".
Inspiration for the Crash Test Dummies came from the two comical talking
Crash Test Dummies named Vince and Larry that appeared in public service
announcements for seat belt safety in the 1980s. Check out this image
with Vince and Larry.
NOTE: The rotating 3D preview displayed with the pictures of the model is
incorrect. The brick images incorrectly cover most of the model. This is a
problem that Shapeways is aware of and is currently working on. Please
ignore this view of the model.