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From Lexington to the Luxembourg Gardens : an artist rediscovered (thesis)
"Modern," as it applies to art, is a convenient catch-all term but hardly descriptive of anyone trend or style. Towards the end of the nineteenth century, innumerable painters, sculptors, and decorative artists emerged ...
Divine intervention : visionary imagery and authority in the convent of San Domenico of Pisa (thesis)
My thesis forces viewers to reconsider the purpose of images in the convent of San Domenico of Pisa. While scholars such as Ann Roberts argue that the founder of the convent, Chiara Gambacorta, commissioned images of ...
Accessing the divine : private devotional diptychs and triptychs of fifteenth-century Flanders (thesis)
Diptychs were not static portraits but rather functioning objects.' They demanded active viewer participation and contemplation. Yet, the diptych represents a very specific genre that developed because of the religious ...
Critiques of a strategist : Jean-Michel Basquiat (thesis)
Jean-Michael Basquiat (1960-1988) was one of the most distinguished artists of the 1980s international art scene. His strategic alliances with the media and major galleries in New York City allowed him to legitimize his ...
The general's house : the Lee House as building, home, and shrine (thesis)
Houses that still fill their intended role of "family home" rarely can be described as a shrine or memorial, yet that is the best way to describe the Lee House. While built to house a university president, a function it ...