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  • 9 to 5 feces on fart and crass : subverting society's segregative structures 

    Loving, Brandon (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In resistance to oligarchical structures, which deny access and influence nearly every aspect of our society, I've created an inventory of work, which ...
  • An absurd beauty 

    Salov, Amanda (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Human beings are ephemeral; our relationships are ever changing and our environments are transitory, yet we continually deny this basic principle. This transitory nature is an absurd beauty that encompasses the human ...
  • The art of persuasion: critiquing China's new middle class by multi-perspective storytelling mode 

    Zhou, Ming, 1977- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] My work is a critique of China's New Middle Class's tasteless manners. The New Middle Class in China have attempted to use "good taste" as a means of ...
  • Artifacts and fantasy 

    Kientzel, Paula (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Memory like emotions, cannot be experienced in the past. It may be experienced only in the present. These are representations that form our perceptions of the past, present and future. Most individuals have a tendency to ...
  • Available 

    Myers, Greta A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    While engaging in the exploration of the subject matter of perfection in an ideal mate, my project strives to align the physical act of painting with said search of faultlessness. My preoccupation with this search has led ...
  • Banal: sculptural meditations on the unfamiliar 

    Leon Zamuco, Eric de (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This creative research is about filtering my own displaced experience, of being part of the Filipino Diaspora. With Judeo-Christian spirituality as my ...
  • Battle Folds 

    Schneider, John (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Narratives in the superhero genre and daily periodicals shaped and reflect the brainwashing I experienced during my formative years in the Marine Corps. ...
  • Becoming aware 

    Bennett, Jennifer Mae (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Becoming Aware, an installation created with cotton thread, crochet handicraft, and honey bee imagery, critiques the industrial farming method of ...
  • Beyond sight 

    McMurry, Caleb (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    Beyond Sight highlights the research, personal experiences, and conceptual underpinnings that inform Caleb McMurry's artwork in his homonymous Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition. Personally informative and subjective ...
  • Bite the hands that feed you: retrieving material discourse from industrial culture 

    Morrey, Christopher, 1968- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] My sculpture uses industrial practices, drawing from material traditions in furniture and architecture to delve into areas of conflict between nature, ...
  • Come to nothing 

    Sweet, Eric (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    These drawings are an intense exploration of the concept, establishment, and power of the "Ideal" through the historical interventions of minimalism, utopia, perspective, printmaking, and drawing. There is an important ...
  • Contextus ad absurdum 

    Paullus, J. Sloane Snure, 1981- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Using clashing fields of referents, an ornate, mystical aesthetic, printmaking, PowerPoint, and glitter, this creative research fuses Baroque and ...
  • Damaged 

    Crites, Deborah Lynn, 1962- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    I have always been fascinated by the psychology [i.e. of] human and what motivates behaviors and choices made in life. This interest is more profound than merely my own inactive and proactive conduct, it also involves ...
  • Display 

    Fischer, Aaron Michael (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] My sculptural work is comprised of tool-like objects of unknown utility. Each object is made up of materials traditionally used both in Art and Craft ...
  • Drink Bleach: The Anti State of Mind 

    O'Keefe, Ginnifer Paige (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This body of work presents a visual rejection of understood ideas of acceptance and a vindication of new ones. As a maker, I obtain an "anti state of ...
  • Dwell 

    Lee, Miranda (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] David Simon, an American author and journalist, describes the power of defining things as the antithesis of true understanding. He claims, "When ...
  • & the dynamo 

    Nutt, Zachary C. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    The artworks within & The Dynamo combine the visual histories of cartography, landscape painting, infographics and systems based abstraction to evaluate the industrial complexes and infrastructure that make up the contemporary ...
  • East marries west 

    Lin, Suqin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    Nowadays, people from all over the world inevitably encounter and experience cultural differences in the era of globalization. My painting project, East Marries West, is about cultural differences when Easterners and ...
  • Echoes of the voiceless 

    Chaichi Raghimi, Zeinab (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
  • Ego trip 

    El Jaouhari, Nabil (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    My exhibition, entitled Ego Trip, was an attempt to explore the concepts of biological destiny, productivity, and gender roles through the lens of feminist and queer theory. This lens was focused on the myth of Narcissus, ...