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New Witcombe Book Focuses on 16th-century Print Publishing, Murder

| February 17, 2009

A new book by Sweet Briar College art history professor Christopher Witcombe, “Print Publishing in Sixteenth-Century Rome: Growth and Expansion, Rivalry and Murder,” gives readers an overview of the business, personalities, artwork and scandals surrounding the Roman printmaking industry.

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‘Art History Resources’ Celebrates 13 Years

| October 24, 2008

Art History Resources on the Web, an Internet site created by Sweet Briar College art history professor Christopher Witcombe in 1995, celebrates its 13th birthday today, Oct. 24. According to Witcombe, the site receives more than 10,000 visitors a day and was recently selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities for inclusion on EDSITEment, [...]

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Mahler’s Model of Prehistoric Sculpture Appears on History Channel

| May 15, 2008

A digital, three-dimensional model made by Sweet Briar’s director of network services appears in the History Channel’s “Clash of the Cavemen.” The show, which premiered Sunday, May 11, briefly features Aaron Mahler’s model of the Venus of Willendorf.

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Author to Speak on Artists’ Roles in Times of Conflict

| March 19, 2008

Author William Cleveland will discuss his new book “Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World’s Frontlines,” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27 in the Wailes Lounge at the Elston Inn & Conference Center.

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New Witcombe Podcast Online

| November 30, 2007

A new “Art History in Just a Minute” podcast by art historian and Sweet Briar College professor Christopher Witcombe is now available for download on iTunes and Witcombe’s EwArt Web site.

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