Digital Sculpture Project: News

January 30, 2021

Addition of the model of the Lion Sarcophagus to our website.

May 1, 2020

Addition of the Egyptian collection to our website.

August 7, 2018

Press conference at the Uffizi Gallery to celebrate the addition of the Florence collection to our website.

May 20, 2016

Press conference at the Uffizi Gallery to announce the start of the project to digitize the ancient sculpture in the Uffizi collections.

March 22, 2013

Additions to the Caligula section of the website on March 22, 2013.

October 1, 2011

New version of website launched on October 1, 2011.

April 14, 2011

Project Director Bernard Frischer gives keynote address on the current state of digitizing sculpture at the annual meeting of Computer Applications to Archaeology in Beijing, PRC.

October 22, 2010

Two books on stone carving techniques by Peter Rockwell et al. have been posted on The Digital Sculpture website: Peter Rockwell, The Art of Stoneworking: A Reference Guide (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1993); and Peter Rockwell, Stanley Rosenfeld and Heather Hanley with photographs by Stanley Rosenfeld, The Compleat Marble Sleuth (Rockrose Publishing, Sunny Isles Beach, FL: 2004).

June 15, 2010

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a Collaborative Research Grant (RZ-51221) to the Lab in support of its project, "Creating a 'Total Environment' for the 'Caligula' in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA)."

April 15, 2010

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant (HD-51022-10) to the Lab in support of its project, "New Digital Tools for Restoring Polychromy to 3D Digital Models of Sculpture."

Dec. 28, 2009

A new article by Andrea Felice, “Fidelity and Technique of Plaster Casts,” has been posted on the Digital Sculpture Project website.

Dec. 16, 2009

The Chronicle of Higher Education posted an article, "Give a Humanist a Supercomputer...", covering a recent talk by Lab scholarly collaborator David Koller on using high-performance computing to process 3D scan data for digital models of sculpture and other cultural heritage objects. The talk was presented at the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall 2009 Membership Meeting. [Link to article].

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