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FRIDA KAHLO: An Exploration of Art Themes and Symbols
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, ...
Spiritualty in Modern Art
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 ...
The Hopi Katsina Art and Ritual: Preserving a People of Peace
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 ...
The McNair Scholars Journal, 2008
(University of Wisconsin-Superior, 2008)
The McNair Program at the University of Wisconsin-Superior prepares income eligible, first generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in graduate education for doctoral study. It is a nationwide ...
Bloody Savages/White Invaders: Images of the Other in Non-Native and Native Art
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 ...
Venus Anadyomene: The Mythological Symbolism from Antiquity to the 19th Century
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 ...