• Ediciones Vigía books in art and cultural history 

    Nochi, Kim (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    The Cuban press Ediciones Vigía was founded in April of 1985 by Rolando Estévez Jordán, chief designer and draftsman of the press, and Alfredo Zaldívar, a Cuban poet. The Vigía collective of writers, artists, and volunteers ...
  • The practice of piety and virtual pilgrimage at St. Katherine's Convent in Augsburg 

    Mullin, Misty (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    This thesis focuses on a series of six paintings that were commissioned by the nuns of St. Katherine's convent in Augsburg between 1499 and 1504 to decorate their newly constructed chapter house. These paintings depict the ...
  • The torn page: fashioning identity through Venetian incunabular ornament 

    Ayers, Julie, 1985- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This thesis focuses on a trompe l'oeil motif that mimics torn, tattered and pierced parchment known as pagina strappata ("torn page"). This phrase can refer to both a sheet that is torn out of something and a sheet that ...