Contributors

Mike Whitby

University of Warwick

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Michael Whitby is Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick.

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Adam White

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Adam White has written about music for more than forty years. He scripted the Grammy-nominated radio documentary The Motown Story, was editor-in-chief at Billboard, and coauthored The Billboard Book of No. 1 R&B Hits. He was vice president of communications at Universal Music Group International from 2002 to 2012.

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Luke White

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Luke White is a photographer specializing in interiors, portraits, and travel.

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Michael White

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Michael White is a professor of history of art at York University.

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Frank Whitford

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Frank Whitford was born in 1941 and educated at Wadham College, Oxford, the Courtauld Institute, London and the Freie Universitat, West Berlin. After a career as a journalist and a cartoonist, he taught at University College London, and then in Cambridge, where he is still attached to Wolfson College. Well known as a broadcaster and lecturer, he was for many years Tutor in Cultural History at the Royal College of Art, London. His other books include Klimt and Bauhaus (also in the World of Art Series); Oskar Kokoschka, A Life; Expressionist Paintings and the prize-winning Japanese Prints and Western Painters.

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Neal Whittington

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Neal Whittington is a freelance illustrator and designer, and the proprietor of the online store Present & Correct.

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Ted Widmer

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Ted Widmer has been at Brown since 2006 as Assistant to the President for Special Projects at Brown University and the Beatrice and Julio Mario Santo Domingo Director and Librarian of the John Carter Brown Library. From 2012 to 2013, he was a senior adviser to Secretary of State Clinton. He has written many works of history, including Martin Van Buren and American Speeches (Library of America).

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Claire Wilcox

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Claire Wilcox is senior curator, Department of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion at the V&A and professor in fashion curation, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. She has curated numerous high-profile exhibitions for the V&A, including, most recently, “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” in 2015.

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Benjamin Wild

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Benjamin Wild is a Guest Lecturer at Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design in London and a leading authority on the history of fashion.

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Christopher Wilk

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Christopher Wilk is Keeper of Furniture, Textiles, and Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum. He is the author of books on Marcel Breuer, Frank Lloyd Wright, and on the Thonet furniture company.

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Richard H. Wilkinson

University of Arizona

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Richard H. Wilkinson is Regents’ Professor of Egyptian Archaeology Emeritus and Founding Director of the Egyptian Expedition at the University of Arizona.

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Toby Wilkinson

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Toby Wilkinson holds a doctorate in Egyptology from the University of Cambridge where he is a Fellow of Clare College. He lectures widely on ancient Egypt and has extensive experience of the archaeological sites in the Nile Valley and Egyptian deserts.

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Frank Willett

University of Glasgow

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Frank Willett was Director, and is now an Honorary Senior Research Fellow, of the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery of the University of Glasgow.

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John Willett

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John Willett (1917–2002) was a noted English author and the translator of Brecht’s poems and songs.

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Gemma A. Williams

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Gemma Williams is the former Curator of the Fashion Space Gallery at London College of Fashion. She lives in London.

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Gilda Williams

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Gilda Williams is a London correspondent for Artforum and lecturer at Goldsmiths College and Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. From 1994 to 2005 she was Editor and then Commissioning Editor at Phaidon Press. She is a former managing editor at Flash Art International and her writing has appeared in Tate Etc., Parkett, Art Monthly, Art in America and Time Out. Williams is author of The Gothic (2007) and has contributed to catalogues for exhibitions at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, the 48th Venice Biennale, and the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Rotterdam, among others.

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Haydn Williams

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Haydn Williams, formerly a director at Sotheby’s, is now an independent fine art consultant.

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Kate Williams

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Kate Williams is Professor of History at the University of Reading and the author of England’s Mistress: The Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton. Her other books include the New York Times bestseller Becoming Queen Victoria and Ambition and Desire, a biography of Josephine Bonaparte. She serves as CNN’s royal historian and appears regularly on TV and radio as a historical adviser.

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Richard Williams

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Richard Williams is a former chief sports writer for the Guardian newspaper. He was previously chief sports writer of the Independent, assistant editor of The Times,and editor of Time Out.

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Paul Williamson

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Paul Williamson is the former keeper of the Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics, and Glass department at the Victoria and Albert Museum and has written extensively on medieval sculptures and ivory carvings.

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Clare Willsdon

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Clare Willsdon is Professor of the History of Western Art at the University of Glasgow. She has made a special study of the relationship between the artistic and literary worlds in nineteenth-century France. Her book Mural Painting in Britain 1840–1940 was awarded the prize for the best single-authored book in 2002–2003 by the American Historians of British Art.

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Christopher Wilson

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Christopher Wilson is a lecturer in the History of Art at University College, London.

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David Henry Wilson

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David Henry Wilson is the author of some twenty children’s books, including the popular Jeremy James series. He lives in England.

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David M. Wilson

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David MacKenzie Wilson is a British archaeologist, art historian, and museum curator.

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