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Painting the Mundane: An Examination of the Life and Career of René Magritte
This thesis explores the important role René Magritte's biography plays in relation to his work as a painter. His works were primarily inspired by his middle class lifestyle and upbringing, something that was uncommon ...
Egypt, the Fictive Theater of Napoleon's Glory: A Celebration of the Egyptian Campaign in Paintings, Architecture, and Decorative Arts
The reign of Napoleon Bonaparte was one of military glory, both real and imagined. In this thesis, I examine the promotion of Napoleon's Egyptian campaign (1798-1801), perhaps the most disastrous episode of his military ...