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  • Heroic painting and its contemporary interpretation 

    Johnson, Jacob (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    My research has involved studying notions of heroism in painted masterworks of the Renaissance-Baroque era and channeling such formats, style, and overall structure of the painting of that time period into my own paintings. ...
  • Homemade home : creating in the face of the nostalgic impulse 

    Reeves, Hannah (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Nostalgia is a pervasive and widely accepted form of dishonesty. Throughout American history, people have made and collected objects, upheld traditions, and revered styles and forms of past eras with the aim of recreating ...
  • "I saw the striped couch" 

    Franko, Lisa (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] When an image is repeated enough times, it begins to leave an impression in the subconscious of our mind. Advertisers have been able to utilize this ...
  • I, Mothership : exploring the maternal gaze, intersubjectivity, and maternal ambivalence through vernacular technology, provisional craft and painting 

    LeMieux, Madeleine (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2021)
    "The mothership is a homebase. It is the site of return, of respite, of comfort when no other is possible. It bears connotations of care but also of military operations (naval ships), and of the otherworldly (UFOs). ...
  • Illusion 

    Zha, Guigen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] China's economy has been growing rapidly in the last few decades as evidenced by recent GDP and Chinese government's enormous investments on public ...
  • The impact of technology on tradition : the role of craft in our lives today 

    Ottwell, Nicole (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    It is apparent that since the advent of the Industrial Revolution, technologies have gone through many changes. All traditional methods of manufacturing goods and objects have been mechanized and become mass-produced. This ...
  • The index of craft : an essay in conjunction with the MFA Thesis Exhibition Contrast : Containing Clarity 

    Wilkey, William M. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    This thesis paper supports the Master of Fine Arts exhibition at the George Caleb Bingham Gallery, The University of Missouri-Columbia, from April 28th through May 2nd, 2014. The exhibition, Contrast: Containing Clarity, ...
  • Industry 

    Brown, Nancy Kim (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    Artists throughout the centuries have infused their art with their ideological outlook in order to persuade, educate or shock target audiences. Typically, these ideologies, revolve around religious and political systems. ...
  • Interstice : flexure 

    Minshall, Wilson (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2021)
    Interstice: Flexure is the thesis exhibition of Wilson Minshall. This exhibition is comprised of three interspersed bodies of work: a series of masking tape weavings and objects containing image transfers of publicly-sourced ...
  • The isolation of Western society from the revelations of nature 

    Selburg, John (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    My people have become disconnected from Nature. I live in Western society, which is a monetary-based, globalizing, technological empire that is occupying many of the world's cultures and quickly absorbing the rest. Western ...
  • It's elementary my dear Watson 

    Shelly, Ian Matthew (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This creative research explores connections between the fields of scientific research, weapons proliferation and ceramic art making. My work consists of a twisted world of these themes seen and told through childhood imagery ...
  • The Italian renaissance villa design : its historical development, best examples, design principles, and appropriate use under American conditions 

    Cowperthwaite, William Theodore (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1912)
    I will offer a description of the old Roman villas and their history as well as of the greater Italian villas, grouped according to geographical location, and with special consideration of the design and ground arrangement ...
  • Land of the American condition 

    Pena, Nicholas, 1978- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] While there has always been separation between the "ideal" family and the dynamics of real family relationships, since the 1960's American culture has ...
  • Life and work of George Caleb Bingham 

    Shapley, Fern Rusk (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1914)
    Attracted by the artists of the periods of great art activity, we are likely to forget those who have kept the light burning when conditions have been most unfavorable. The wonder is often expressed concerning Bingham that ...
  • Longitudes and latitudes 

    Thompson, S. Charles (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
  • A man ain't nothin but a man 

    Carlson, Eric D., 1975- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    In reflecting personally and historically, mythological tales and folklore such as the legend of John Henry and the many sagas of Greek mythological figures, have acted as a kind of measuring guide or moral compass for ...
  • Masquerade : self-presentation and self-awareness 

    Jun, Jane (Artist) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    Using portrait images of me from online, acrylic paints, clear Plexiglas and animated graphic interchange format, this creative project focuses on the vigilant awareness of self-presentation. My work is a critical view of ...
  • The mass of solitude 

    McClellan, Scott (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    Weathering, metamorphosis, heat, and tectonics are forces that form and transform the earth. Over millennia, these methods of abrasion construct captivating structures out of ubiquitous materials. I reference rock landscapes ...
  • Metamorphosis 

    McDermott, Tamryn Lara (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    As an artist, my methodology emulates that of a historian and enters into the arena of archaeologists, archivists and curators. Historians write, and re-write history privileging certain evidence while imposing specific ...
  • Mistaking artifice for reality 

    Dowd, Jenny Kistner (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Collections have somber implications. The context imposed onto objects that have been elevated and isolated to the status of a collection is a manufactured one. Commonplace, temporal or captivating objects are relegated ...