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2011-11-04 12:47:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After writing her undergraduate thesis on Vincent van Gogh's sunflowers, USC art history instructor Elizabeth Petit never really expected to work on another project involving the 19th century Dutch painter. For her master's degree, she chose Greco-Roman art history as her specialty. "Van Gogh's art has always spoken to me in an indefinable way," Petit said. "That's why it is ironic that my specialty, my passion should be in classical...