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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 REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] 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 ...
  • Accumulation: embroidery palimpsests 

    Sanza, Tavia (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
    My work explores concepts related to temporal degradation and the impulse to preserve. Through the gradual accretion of fibrous material over extended periods of time, I produce stratified composite structures which serve ...
  • Altar kulture 

    Williams, Darrell (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] My thesis artworks are a result of bringing disparate approaches together into a unique combination of Kustom Kulture processes and Fine Art perspectives. ...
  • 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 REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] 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 REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This creative research is about filtering my own displaced experience, of being part of the Filipino Diaspora. With Judeo-Christian spirituality as ...
  • 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 REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] 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 REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] My sculpture uses industrial practices, drawing from material traditions in furniture and architecture to delve into areas of conflict between nature, ...
  • A chemical contribution toward the composition, structure and origin of the crystalline rocks of south-east Missouri 

    Bray, Willis Joseph, 1884- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1910)
    Text from page 1: "It is the purpose of a study undertaken by Mr. J.A. Gibson, of which this present paper is a part, to obtain complete data on the chemical composition of the rocks of this region, and to trace, if ...
  • 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 REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Using clashing fields of referents, an ornate, mystical aesthetic, printmaking, PowerPoint, and glitter, this creative research fuses Baroque and ...
  • Cyber fantasy: exploring image culture, obsolescence, and the digital realm through photography, digital collage, and installation 

    Calhoun, Savannah (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
    The exhibition and concepts of Cyber Fantasy challenge the borders of both the frame and the screen by digitizing and manipulating the traditional still life to further investigate photography's place in such a cyber world. ...
  • 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 REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] 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 ...
  • Doxa : prayerful pots 

    Ordway, Eric Alan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] My thesis title, Doxa : Prayerful Pots, comes from ancient Greek, "Doxa" meaning "belief." This word was later used to translate the Hebrew word "glory" ...
  • Drink bleach : the anti state of mind 

    O'Keefe, Ginnifer Paige (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] 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 ...