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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Constantino Escalante's Lithographs in La Orquesta and the National Legacy of the Mexican Constitution of 1857, Steven V. Cary

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Living Between the Lines: How Japanese Crafts Taught Frank Lloyd Wright, Adolf Loos, and Eileen Gray to See Modern Domestic Space, Regina Nabil Emmer

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GRAPHIC SCOTLAND: VISUALITY AND EMPIRE, 1810 – 1913, Laura Michelle Golobish

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“By Order of the Commandant General”: Eighteenth-Century Bourbon Reforms and the Architecture of Mission San Francisco de la Espada, San Antonio, Texas, James E. Ivey

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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William Blake's Satan as a Hermaphrodite, Genevieve E. Hartsock

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From Stasis to Ecstasy: Tracing Bernard of Clairvaux's "Queer" Influence on French Gothic Art, Jackson O. Larson

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Stripped and Exploited Blackness: Black Nude Men in the Art of F. Holland Day and John Singer Sargent, David P. Saiz

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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PILGRIMAGE TO THE VIRGIN OF JUQUILA: THE NEGOTIATION OF CATHOLIC INSTITUTIONAL POWER IN COLONIAL OAXACA, Paloma Barraza

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The Origins and Development of Textile Writing in Peru, William M. Cheek

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Socioeconomic Status and Recognized Talent in Scholastic Art Awards, Steven Heil

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Contemporary Alaska Native Identities: Creation and Curation by Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Tess McCoy

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"Maa-multh-nii" People Who Came Floating In: Analogues between Nuu-chah-nulth and Tlingit with Spanish Colonial Expeditions in the Eighteenth Century, Suzanne R. McLeod

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Healing Through the Photographic Murals of James "Chip" "Jetsonorama" Thomas, Mandolen Sanchez

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Shawn Hunt's Transformation Mask: The Intersection of Contemporary and Traditional Heiltsuk Art, Terese R. Lukey

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The Tsin Bee Hooghan: Cross-Cultural Discourse and the Emergence of a New Icon of Diné Cultural Identity, Lillian Makeda

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Arts of Resistance: Ecologic History and Contemporary Interventions in the Valley of Mexico, Chloë L. Courtney

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COMPOSITIONAL ANALYSIS AND CROSS-CULTURAL EXAMINATION OF BLUE AND BLUE-GREEN POST-FIRE COLORANTS ON TOLITA-TUMACO CERAMICS, Breanna F. Reiss

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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The Indigenous Sovereign Body: Gender, Sexuality and Performance., Michelle S. McGeough and Michelle Susan McGeough

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TESTIMONIES OF VIOLENCE: IMAGES OF FRANCISCAN MARTYRS IN THE PROVINCES OF NEW SPAIN, Emmanuel Ortega

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Porous Time and Space in Contemporary Photography: How Social Constructions of Space and Reenactment Produce Alternative Histories, Emma Brooke Lehrer Stein

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Yinka Shonibare MBE's Critiques of Empire and His Reception in Four Transnational Case Studies, Johanna Wild

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Folk, the Naïve and Indigeneity: Defining Strategies in Violeta Parra's Visual Art, Serda Yalkin

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Cultural imPRINT: a History of Northwest Coast Native and First Nations Prints, India Rael Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Rauschenberg, ROCI, and Cuba's Young Lions, Brett Beatty

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Refocusing the Frontier: Recalling the Photography of Robert Adams and Mark Klett, Christian W. Olsson

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Narratives of Violence and Tales of Power: The Work of Jorge González Camarena, the History of the Castillo de Chapultepec, and the Establishment of the National Museums in the Project of Mexican Nationalism, Rebekah Bellum

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DESIGNING FOR IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY: INTEGRATING ART AND STEM LEARNING, Jane Crayton

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The Fruits of Empire: Contextualizing Food in Post-Civil War American Art and Culture, Shana Klein

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Discursive Capabilities of Contemporary Artistic Practices in Honduras, Gustavo Larach

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"The Four Horseman of the Late Capitalist Apocalypse": U.S. Comic Books, Ideology, and Trauma in Post-9/11 Society, Kathryn Manis

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The Ideal Citoyenne: Women, Class, & The French Revolution in Philibert Louis Debucourt's Fine-Art Prints, Kelsey Martin

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Neal Ambrose-Smith: The Artistic Modernity of Indianness, Erik Parker

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Festivals of Art, Carnivals of Representation: On Contemporary Art and Neoliberalism, Tijen Tunali

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Posh and Tawdry: Rethinking E.J. Bellocqs' Storyville Portraits, Christian Waguespack

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Transformative Skin: The Ongoing Legacy of Inuit and Yupik Women's Tattoos, Mariah Carrillo

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Touching Nether-Regionalisms: Paul Cadmus as Exemplary Foil to a Homegrown American Art, Maxine Marks

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Chronicles of Revolution and Nation: El Taller de Gráfica Populars 'Estampas de la Revolución Mexicana' (1947), Mary Theresa Avila

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The Other's Other: Negotiating "Normativity" in Contemporary Photography from the United States, Corey Dzenko

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Inhabited Landscapes: Nudes, Spirituality, and Coevality in the Landscape Paintings of Armando Morales, Regina Emmer

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A Way of Seeing: The Transformation of American Soldiers' Snapshot Photography During the Vietnam War, Sara Hagerty

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Defying Binaries: A Critical Examination of 'Old' Versus 'New' in the Art of Pablita Velarde and Helen Hardin, Jenna Kloeppel

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The Delaware Indians and the Development of Prairie-Style Beadwork, Denise Neil-Binion

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Subversion through Inversion: Kent Monkman's "The Triumph of Mischief", Monique Belitz

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Diego Rivera at the San Francisco Art Institute, Hilary Ellenshaw

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Three Rivers as Transitional Zone: Considering a Collective Metanarrative in Pueblo Prehistory, Heather Kline

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Quilting: An Examination of Harriet Powers and Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley, Jennifer Moreland

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FRAMES BEHIND THE THRONE: CONTEXTUALIZING THE CALOTYPE ALBUMS OF PRINCE ALBERT 1850-1859, Sherri Sorensen-Clem

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The Utility of Murder: Fred Gildersleeve and the Lynching of Jesse Washington, Stephanie Morimoto

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The Open Veins of Guayasamí­n's Paintings, Maria Otero

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Indigenous Remapping in the Southern Californian Landscape, Elysia Poon

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Performing Graffiti: The Use of Electronically and Digitally Modified Graffiti in Activist Art Practices, Megan Schultz

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Conquest, Consequences, Restoration: The Art of Rebecca Belmore, Kathleen DeBlassie

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The Interrelationship of Identities: How Artistic Practice Informs Teaching in the Visual Arts, Karen G. Adams Edwards

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Three Case Studies of National Narratives in Central American Art, Gustavo Larach

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The Once and Future King: A New Approach to Ancient Maya Mortuary Monuments from Palenque, Tikal, and Copan, Elizabeth Olton

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The Reception of Autos-de-Fe in 18th Century New Spain: Image, Text and Practice, Emmanuel Ortega

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Reflections of Navajo Culture and Educational Philosophy in Two Fourth-Grade Art Education Classrooms in the Gallup-McKinley School System, Mara Pierce

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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The Cusco School Defense of the Eucharist: A Tribute to Tink, Annick Benavides

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IMAGINING THE NOBLE AND LOYAL CITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOMBO FRANZ MAYER, Madalena Consuelo Salazar

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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'Bajo su sombra': The Narration and Reception of Colonial Urban Space in Early Nineteenth-Century Havana, Cuba, Paul Barrett Niell

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Arthur Shilling: Anishinaabemowin-Mazinibiiʼigewinini, Suzanne Rita McLeod

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Syncretic topographies: the portraits of Seydou Keïta, Sara L. Marion

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Types and Markets: Photography and Masks Among the Nuxalk in the Twentieth Century, Joanne P. Carrubba

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

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The Slide: Image and Object, Cindy D. Abel Morris

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Giving Birth To Onions, Stefanie London Feld-Galbraith

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Rethinking Martín Chambi, Michele M. Penhall

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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Egypt Recovered: The Photographic Surveys of Maxime Du Camp, Félix Teynard, and John Beasley Greene, and the Development of Egyptology, Kathleen Stewart Howe

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Sculptors of the Realm: Classic Maya Artists' Signatures and Sculptural Style During the Reign of the Piedras Negras Ruler 7, John Ellis Montgomery

Theses/Dissertations from 1988

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The Linguistic Affiliation And Phoneticism Of Teotihuacan Iconography, David Brown

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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Anne Seymour Damer (1748-1828), Sculptor, Susan Benforado

Theses/Dissertations from 1986

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The Fossil Records, Glenn Craig Cornwall

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Stylistic And Iconographic Study Of Lower Central American Stone Sculpture, Joan Kathryn Lingen B.V.M.

Theses/Dissertations from 1982

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Architecture and town development in the mining camps of Southwestern New Mexico, Carol L. Clark

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Edward Weston's Early Photography, 1903-1926, Amy Conger

Theses/Dissertations from 1980

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Restoring Soul With Art, Lawrence Michael Rutherford

Theses/Dissertations from 1979

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DéSiré Charnay: Photographer, Keith F. Davis

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Progress in Preparedness, Vahe Guzelimian

Theses/Dissertations from 1978

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The Camera: Its Literary Context, Dana Asbury

Theses/Dissertations from 1977

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The Iconography Of Mesoamerican Stone Yokes, Laurie Castro

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The Reciprocal Influence of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, Meridel Rubenstein

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The Kilburn Brothers Stereoscopic View Company, Thomas W. Southall

Theses/Dissertations from 1976

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Notes On The Formation Of A Photographic Aesthetic In Great Britain, 1839-1890, Philip R. Flower

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Apollonian and Dionysian Aspects of Greek and Roman Antiquity in Pablo Picasso's Prints, Griffin Philip Gaddie

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Francis Bedford, 1816-1894: English landscape photographer of the wet-plate period, Bill Jay

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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Gold Disks from the Sacred Cenote at Chichen Itza, Yucatán: Stylistic Analysis and Ethnohistorical Interpretation, Merideth Daniel Paxton

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The Resonant Environment, Frank Joseph Rolla

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The Creative Thought Process in Scientific and Artistic Problem Solving, James Michael Scott

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Aspects of Light in Photography, Christopher Seiberling

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Wet Grounds, John Stascak

Theses/Dissertations from 1974

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The Venus Image, William Jay Masterson

Theses/Dissertations from 1973

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The Religious Polychromed Wood Sculpture Of Colonial Quito: Its Origins and Sources, Gabrielle G. Palmer

Theses/Dissertations from 1972

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From Visigothic To Gothic:A Study Of Styles In The Church Of The Divine Saviour; Vejer De La Frontera (Cadiz), Spain., Dolores Coppel Bogard

Theses/Dissertations from 1971

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Recent Sculpture, Joseph A. Chavez

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The Niched Figures Of The Olmec And Maya Sculpture: Stylistic And Iconographic Similarities Between The Olmec Altars And The Copán And Quiriguá Stone Zoomorphs., Anna Chyczewska

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American Family Memorial Imagery, the Photograph, and the Search for Immortality, Daniel Gyger Snyder

Theses/Dissertations from 1970

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René Lalique: A Biographical And Stylistic Analysis Of Two Areas Of Influence - Classical And Japanese Art, Judith Gayle Booth

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Navajo Pictorial Weaving: Its Past and Present Condition, Dorothy Elizabeth Boyd

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European And Japanese Influences On Winslow Homer'S Early Oil Paintings, 1859-1876, Cleta Honeyman Downey

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Recent Developments in Representational Painting, William Arthur Richards

Theses/Dissertations from 1967

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A Study Of The Mary Lester Field Collection Of Spanish Colonial Silver, Leona Mae Boylan