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dc.contributor.advisorClarke, Bede, 1956-eng
dc.contributor.authorSalov, Amandaeng
dc.coverage.temporal2000-2099eng
dc.date.issued2007eng
dc.date.submitted2007 Springeng
dc.descriptionThe entire dissertation/thesis text is included in the research.pdf file; the official abstract appears in the short.pdf file (which also appears in the research.pdf); a non-technical general description, or public abstract, appears in the public.pdf file.eng
dc.descriptionTitle from title screen of research.pdf file (viewed on April 10, 2009)eng
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references.eng
dc.descriptionThesis (M.S.) University of Missouri-Columbia 2007.eng
dc.descriptionDissertations, Academic -- University of Missouri--Columbia -- Art.eng
dc.description.abstractHuman 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 condition. We should not view passing and change as a flaw, but as a quality of life that is consequently valuable. We often dismiss these incomprehensible moments far too quickly. Yet, when we embrace this space of the unknown it has the potential to alter notions of our relationships. I present the essence of temporal beauty in my sculptural work. I am showing - through the indirect and deviously flexible nature of the forms - that process and change are constant and we do affect and alter our relationships. I want the work to find the space between things that divides the soft and hard qualities, which we all possess. When this space of vulnerability is exposed, we grow.eng
dc.identifier.merlinb66724971eng
dc.identifier.oclc318218244eng
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10355/4982
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.32469/10355/4982eng
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri--Columbiaeng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. Graduate School. Theses and Dissertations. Theses. 2007 Theseseng
dc.sourceSubmitted by University of Missouri--Columbia Graduate School.eng
dc.subject.lcshSoft sculptureeng
dc.subject.lcshArt, Moderneng
dc.titleAn absurd beautyeng
dc.typeThesiseng
thesis.degree.disciplineArt (MU)eng
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Missouri--Columbiaeng
thesis.degree.levelMasterseng
thesis.degree.nameM.S.eng


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