April 15-18, 2009
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Demonstrations: Description

New Technology Brings New Life to Art History: The Piero Project Story   go to paper

Kirk Alexander, University of California, Davis, USA
Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, Princeton University, USA
Marcello Carrozzino, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Italy
Franco Tecchia, PERCRO - Scuola Superiore S.Annna, Italy

We identify the art historical reasons for seeking to develop a 3-D, interactive, walk-through computer model for one of the greatest works of the Italian Early Renaissance. We further describe how the problem was solved and how it was made available to the public at large on-line.

Demonstration: Demonstrations 2 [Close Up]

Keywords: 3D graphics, Web 3D, Piero della Francesco, fresco painting, interactive, virtual reality, art