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    • Bloody Savages/White Invaders: Images of the Other in Non-Native and Native Art 

      Ellis, Matthew Sean (2011)
      Europeans, from the time of their first arrival in the Americas, documented the New World inhabitants and their "strange" customs via drawings, etchings, and paintings. These invariably inaccurate and stereotypical images ...
    • FRIDA KAHLO: An Exploration of Art Themes and Symbols 

      Miller, Chelsey Rae (2012)
      This thesis is an exploration of the symbolism and themes in the artwork of Frida Kahlo. It examines and interprets Frida Kahlo's artworks on a more intimate level. The thesis explores the many self-portraits of the artist, ...
    • The Hopi Katsina Art and Ritual: Preserving a People of Peace 

      Ploeger, Anndrea Dorothea (2012)
      This thesis examines the visual culture of the Hopi through Katsinam. The Hopi have survived for thousands of years by maintaining their cultural traditions through their relationships with Katsinam. Katsinam are ...
    • Spiritualty in Modern Art 

      Rulofson, Chelsea Ann (2010)
      This thesis includes the interpretation of art as a religious device in early history that was essentially, exclusively used within the context of spirituality. Art from around the world reveals the deep roots between ...
    • Venus Anadyomene: The Mythological Symbolism from Antiquity to the 19th Century 

      Newberry, Jenna Marie (2011)
      This thesis includes reading the chosen artworks as a visual interpretation of the written mythological birth of Venus by the sea. Reading the selected painting as visual novels, the pictorial symbolism helps prove or ...