Comparison of 3D scanning technologies from the perspective of conservators of the Naum Gabo collection at the Tate (Spiral Theme, 1941 shown above).
The sculptures posed difficulties being reflective and complex, which meant that haptic means were necessary in addition to laser scanning and photogrammetry. Such documentation allows the rapidly degrading sculptures to be reverse-engineered into a kit of parts which allow their recreation or restoration.

Scanning Gabo

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March 23, 2010