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  • VORFREUDE, substitutes for personal fulfillment 

    Collins, Bethanie (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
  • Echoes of the voiceless 

    Chaichi Raghimi, Zeinab, 1979- ([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
  • Visual facticity and the technological gaze : 

    Hall, Chris (Chris Gillespie) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Seeing-machines have long been used to discover new things about ourselves. We fantasize about devices that will enhance our senses and provide us with 'facts' about our hidden aspects, such as our inner bodies, or our ...
  • New pedestrians : 

    Langdon, Danielle (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    As we e-mail, text, and Tweet, mobile technology is redefining the boundaries between absence and presence, as well as private and public. Technology allows us to control how we present ourselves and where we put our ...
  • My America 

    Thompson, Ronald B. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    As a maturing artist and maker of objects, material usage is paramount. Materials convey a range of emotions, memories, and placement. Viewers will bring their own information and understanding to works of art. So by using ...
  • Gratitude vessels : ceramic composition and social cohesion 

    Nosri, Norleen, 1978- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    This body of work presents ceramic serving and drinking vessels in a series of arranged compositions. These vessels include teapots, ewers, decanters and cups presented along with bases. As an object maker, I am attracted ...
  • Fight or flight 

    Burton, Judith Penney (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Fight or Flight addresses the end result of recent environmental disturbances and catastrophic weather events brought on by climate change. Many humans throughout the planet have faced personal or property devastation of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Faking it : the seduction of surface 

    Armbrust, Catherine (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    This creative research conflates three of my personal obsessions -- the French Rococo, television, and craft materials -- and culminates with a collection of wearable sculptures that satirize the often-ostentatious masquerade ...
  • Residuum 

    Rogers-Denham, Trudy (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    Residuum focuses on the residue of the domestic object, the rug, and how it visualizes domestic loss and displacement through site-specific installations. The use of soil is used as a material for the rug series to portray ...
  • Harrison Bergeron : a multimedia extravaganza 

    Spear, David (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The thesis and exhibition "HARRISON BERGERON: A Multimedia Extravaganza" presented by David Spear in fulfillment of his Masters of Fine Art academic ...
  • 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 ...
  • Heroic painting and its contemporary interpretation 

    Johnson, Jacob (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    My research has involved studying notions of heroism in painted masterworks of the Renaissance-Baroque era and channeling such formats, style, and overall structure of the painting of that time period into my own paintings. ...
  • Forms of repose 

    Hellmann, Natalie Elizabeth (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    This creative research explores the interconnectivity between objects and experiences in nature as an impetus for encouraging a reciprocal and sensitive understanding of ourselves in relation to the world. Drawing inspiration ...
  • 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 ...
  • Re-altered landscapes 

    Gemkow, Dan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The research in this work addresses the systematic construction of the American suburban landscape. The cost-effective model of neighborhood development ...
  • Necessary imbalance: ceramic sculpture as human social analogue 

    Venzant, Domonique Anare (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The focus of this visual investigation is the relationship between the individual and the larger group. I often struggle to understand myself, my curiosities and motivations and how they relate to the greater society. I ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Social sacrifice : creativity stifled by control 

    Watson, Kimberly A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    My thesis centers on the idea of "societal control that results in stifled creativity within an individual". We begin life able to playfully express imaginative ideas until our ideas are judged and we start to question ...