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76 Motion picturesMoore, Amanda JaneArt cannot be created in a bubble. Motion Pictures is no exception. This body of work is a culmination of my education, location, and personal interaction with pop culture. Without my move from Atlanta to Salt Lake City, I would not have become so obsessed with my subject matter. Without my subje...Art/Art History2006-05
77 RecollectionJorgensen, Eva ChristinaI would like to thank the following: my committee, Justin Diggle, Maureen O'Hara Ure, and Kaiti Slater, for their helpful criticism and advice; my fellow graduate students, especially Zuzanna Smolarkiewicz, Thomi Liebich, Meredith Prevot, and Leah Moses Gandhi, for their insight, camaraderie, and h...Art/Art History2007-08
78 Van Chu photographic brushstrokeChu, VanPhotographic Brushstroke, a term that has been an oxymoron, is no longer. Being a visual artist is in many ways like being a singer, if you sound like everyone else then why even bother singing. If you go to my exhibition with a predetermination of what photography is, you will not find a single ...Art/Art History2010-05
79 The architectural development of block eighty-eight, plat A, Salt Lake City survey during the era of Brigham Young 1847 to 1877Rogers, Janie L.The object of this thesis is to document the architectural development of Block Eighty-eight, Plat A, Salt Lake City Survey during the time of Brigham Young's presidency of the LDS church in Utah, 1847-1877. The history of the block is introduced by discussing the architectural trends of the per...Art/Art History1996-08
80 Sequential figurationGerhart, Daniel LyleThe show contained twenty-two sculptures of the human form. All but three of the figures in the show were derived from five half life-size figures. Of these five figures three were female and two male. The group of five figures were each represented in the three media of beeswax, aluminum, an...Art/Art History2001-12
81 Seeing and reflectionBateman, Edward JamesArt has become a term that eludes definition. Inasmuch as art is a truly human activity, I believe that any attempt to explore this complex topic must establish as its foundation basic human capacities. I propose that this foundation consists of three aspects of human interest that come together i...Art/Art History2003-08
82 Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol: two disparate American artistic identities shaped by the nature-machine dichotomyVergadavola, Salvatore F.In 1942, in response to Hans Hofmann urging him to look outside himself and seek sublimity in nature Jackson Pollock replied, "I am nature," and later moved to The Springs, a rural area on Long Island, where in the isolation of his bam/studio created his signature hand-poured canvases. Two decades ...Art/Art History2004-12
83 TapisseriesPrevot, Meredith Louise MaynesPatterns appear throughout the history of visual art. It is on printed or woven cloth that these patterns are most ubiquitous, and at the same time, least noticed. Over the past few years, textile design and decorative arts patterning have become a significant interest in my artwork, especially the ...Art/Art History2007-12
84 Final project paperSmolarkiewicz, Zuzanna JoannaThe examination of personal identity inevitably leads to questions - the most common of which is what enables the perpetuation of the self. Who am 7? Am I myself because of my past, my present, or what I hope for in my future? Or does my identity emerge from my personal relationships with others,...Art/Art History
85 A study in form: process and resultsBurgos, FranciscoThis thesis documents the interests that inspired the body of work that is the core of this MFA; it mentions the biographical antecedents that led to it; it muses on the thoughts and dilemmas that were present while the work progressed; it describes the technical details of such progre...Art/Art History2006-12
86 Rural declineHill, Jay DavidDriving past Burley, Idaho on my way to Boise for what must be the umpteenth time, I pass an aged and worn out motel sign, broken and unlit, perched far above the highway on three naked metal poles. The motel, once an oasis for the road-weary traveler, is gone. The sign stands proud but weary, in th...Art/Art History2006-08
87 Painter of sentiment, painter of politics: Lilly Martin Spencer's allegorical truth unveiling falsehoodWeiss, Jessica R.Lilly Martin Spencer was one of the foremost American female painters of the nineteenth century. Having built her career on domestic genre painting using the language of sentiment to communicate with her audience, her large allegorical work Truth Unveiling Falseho...Art/Art History2009-08
88 Mabel Dodge Luhan: portrait of a patronSteadman, Kandace CelesteMabel Dodge Luhan (1897- 1962) occupies an important and pivotal place in the artistic culture o f early twentieth-century America. Yet despite her prominence, Luhan is seldom heard o f today. This study examines Luhan's life and significance, using painted portraits, word portraits, and photograp...Art/Art History2006-05
89 Prime PropertyLiebich, ThomasThis Final Project Paper is concerned with my art project Prime Property. The final exhibition of the project opened on August 24, 2007 and ran through September 14, 2007 in the Alvin Gittins Gallery of the University of Utah. In this paper, I'm attempting to shed light on my rational and intentio...Art/Art History2008-05
90 100 anos: revolucion Mexicana 1910-2010 (100 years Mexican revolution 1910-2010)White, Luz del Carmen Paredes Almeida deThis is a final project paper based on the celebration of the centennial of the Mexican Revolution 1910-2010. 00 aiios, Revolution Mexicana 1910-2010 is a multimedia exhibition inspired by the celebration of the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution. The exhibition is composed of a series of magneti...Art/Art History2010-08
91 Herbarium obscura: shadow of natureRivera, Nancy E.Nature is ephemeral, fragile, and wild. Over time, we have learned to tame and control it: We grow lawns, cultivate houseplants, and manufacture synthetic facsimiles of nature for aesthetic and ornamental purposes. In this way and more, we manipulate how we experience and understand it. In my exhibi...Art/Art History2016
92 The big unknownBeard, KeithMy MFA experience has taught me that when I allow myself to be vulnerable to the unknown, it creates a better outcome for my work as an artist. My unknowns are based on fear of not knowing how my choices will play out, and a fear of not achieving my full potential. The unknown also represents my rel...Art/Art History2016-08
93 Tom Betts & ephemeral realismBetts, Thomas JohnAs Tom Betts researches his ontology through the creative act of art a hyperrealist oil painting is produced that alludes to society's consumption of time in an age where temporal states of awareness and interaction are governed by technology. He uses the subject of a teacup, a family heirloom that ...Art/Art History2010-05-05
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