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This thesis is an investigation of artistic groups in Poland active in the fifteen years following World War II. Particular attention is paid to modern and avant-garde artists who were aware of the art derived from the Surrealist movement as well as those who in various instances were in contact...
The Politics of Funding: The Impact of Federal and Corporate Funding on the Art Gallery of Alberta and the Art Gallery of OntarioDownload
This thesis critically examines the influence exerted by both the federal government and corporate sponsors on arts institutions in Canada. Focusing on the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Ontario, the author outlines the historical influence...
Pictures for Action: Painting and Collecting Nature in Modern China, from Zhao Zhiqian (1829-1884) to Jin Cheng (1878-1926)Download
The thesis project concentrates on the Ouzhong wuchan juan (Scroll of Local Products from Wenzhou, 1861) by late Qing artist Zhao Zhiqian (1829-1884) and its copy (1922) by the Republican-era artist Jin Cheng (1878-1926). The two paintings, which are not only aesthetic objects but also pictorial...
Taking an interdisciplinary approach combining sociology and art history, this dissertation considers the phenomenal rise of Chinese contemporary art in the global art market since 1989. The dissertation explores how Western perceptions of difference and dissidence have contributed to the...
Are artists autonomous agents? Are they individuals? Engaging with these seemingly commonsensical questions is the objective of this doctoral dissertation. Moreover, my answer to both questions is: no. My objective herein, then, will be to develop the following argument: that because the...
This interdisciplinary dissertation explores the <i>World of Art</i> (Mir Iskusstva</i>, 1899-1904), <i>The Golden Fleece</i> (<i>Zolotoe runo</i>, 1906-1909) and <i>Apollo</i> (<i>Apollon</i>, 1909-1917), three art periodicals that became symbols of the print revival and Europeanization in late...