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Res Publica and the Macy's on 34th Street (thesis)
This shift in perspective in turn articulates the protean nature of New York City's worldbuilding projects--their intentional and unintentional uses--provides the framework for the history of the department store type, and ...
The Democratization of American Art: Horatio Greenough's George Washington and the Era of the Common Man
Considering that Greenough’s Washington represents the first federal commission granted to an American sculptor, art historical literature on this sculpture is surprisingly limited. The leading scholar on Greenough and his ...
At the Forefront of Feminism: William Merritt Chase and the American New Woman
Chase married Alice Gerson, whose father managed a large lithography firm, in 1886. She proved to be an inspiration for Chase throughout the rest of his life and frequently appears in his work. While other artists painted ...
If Walls Could Talk: A Case Study at Pompeii (thesis)
Building upon the work of Bettina Bergmann, who shows the critical importance of memory in the creation and reception of Roman domestic painting, I will explore the complexity and multivalence of Roman collective social ...