Photograph by Diemut Striebe
The artist used computer imaging technology to recreate Vincent Van Gough's ear by growing living cells from a tissue sample belonging to Lieuwe Van Gough , the painter's brother's great grandson.
1/16th of the genetic patrimony is shared by the two Van Goughs.
This piece takes the interface between art and science to a new level of creativity.
The work was shown at the Centre for Art and Media in Karlsruhe in june 2014.