• Art in Scale: Barbara Marshall and the Fine-Scale Miniature Movement 

    Taylor, Laura S. (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
    Throughout time, humans have engaged with miniatures as a means of making sense of their world. For each generation and each culture, this phenomenon manifests in a way that meets the needs of its participants. This thesis ...
  • Rose Piper: New Discoveries 

    Dohogne, Meghan (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
    Rose Piper (1917- 2005) was an African-American artist, based primarily in New York, who garnered attention with her success in oil painting. She utilized her talent to transcend medium in a multidisciplinary career. ...
  • Translating Magic: Remedios Varo’s Visual Language 

    Derks, Meredith (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
    Remedios Varo was fascinated by esoteric subject matter. Her studies included alchemy, Russian mysticism, Tarot, and the occult. While her paintings frequently depict a scientist, explorer, or some magical figure in a ...