School of Art and Design
(2017-04-28)The purpose of my study is to investigate how one museum in the Midwestern United States, the Oriental Institute, contextualizes its permanent collection of cultural artifacts in the Joseph and Mary Grimshaw Egyptian ...
(2017-04-20)Focusing on the concept of the artist-as-historian, this dissertation examines the work of four contemporary artists in a transnational context. In chapter one, I examine the representations of economic inequality and ...
(2017-04-24)In 1819, following the unenthusiastic reception of his Raft of the Medusa, Théodore Géricault experienced a period of physical and psychological illness that ultimately led him to England, where he created an important ...
(2017-04-18)Given the convergence of game consumption and production in recent years, the field of art education has theorized play as a learning mechanism and developed various ways to include games into educational settings. However, ...
(2017-04-07)Early in my life after graduating with a degree in the fine arts, I felt that I had a firm grasp of my identity as an artist. However, due to muscular dystrophy and the need to acquire health insurance and a stable source ...