Now showing items 1-11 of 11

  • Ana Mendieta- a search for identity 

    Finkelstein, Stephanie Lynne (2012)
    Ana Mendieta was a Cuban-American female artist, whose work was a continuing search for identity throughout her life. She often searched for her roots in the earth itself, using it directly in her art and with her own ...
  • 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 ...
  • Crawford Ralston: Structures of Time 

    Ritter, William S. (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
    Ralston Crawford is an American artist best known for his Precisionist aesthetic style that celebrates the edifices of modern America such as bridges, silos, and grain elevators. Crawford utilized a highly controlled ...
  • Daniel H. Burnham: his legacy to American architecture 

    Andrews, Cynthia Courtney Whitlock (2013)
    This thesis will identify artistic sensibilities and leadership characteristics of the American architect Daniel H. Burnham (1846-1912). It will assert that this particular architect had enormous impact on urbanism in ...
  • Gulshan Muraqqa’: An Imperial Discretion 

    Bushra, Hamama Tul (2016)
    This thesis researches two folios (pages) from the Gulshan muraqqa’, an imperial album of the Mughal Empire. The two folios, The Poet and the Prince and A Buffalo Hunting a Lioness, are currently in the permanent ...
  • Lotte Reiniger’s career in animation and her first full-­‐length animated film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed 

    Asher, Alexandria N. (2015)
    Lotte Reiniger was the woman responsible for making the world’s first full-­‐length animated film, Die Geschichte des Prinzen Achmed (The Adventures of Prince Achmed, 1926). Along with her collaborators, she worked on the ...
  • A Medieval tale: Saxons, Normans and the telscombe ring 

    Patterson, Daniel Keith (2013)
    A medieval silver-gilt finger ring was found in July, 2010 using a metal detector near the village of Telscombe, in the Lewes District of East Sussex, England. The object, hereto referred to as the Telscombe Ring, was ...
  • Pieter Bruegel The Elder’s The Months: A Perspective 

    Erker, Nicholas R. (2014)
    In the year 1565, Antwerp merchant Nicolaes Jongelinck commissioned Pieter Bruegel the Elder to paint a series of paintings, The Months, for his suburban villa. Unfortunately, Jongelinck lost possession of the series of ...
  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s The Months: A Perspective 

    Erker, Nicholas Ryan (2015)
    In the year 1565, Antwerp merchant Nicolaes Jongelinck commissioned Pieter Bruegel the Elder to paint a series of paintings, The Months, for his suburban villa. Unfortunately, Jongelinck lost possession of the series of ...
  • 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. ...
  • Rubens' vision for the Luxembourg Palace 

    Newlands, Jennifer Lynn (2015)
    Marie de Medici commissioned a series of twenty-four paintings intended as an allegorical cycle of her life from the artist Peter Paul Rubens in 1622. This thesis proposes that the cycle does not have just one intention ...