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    Guillen, Crystal
    The background of the study began as a curiosity for the Art movements rising in popularity in the Art culture of Los Angeles. The study is based on Graffiti Writing and Street Art in Los Angeles, how the Art movements are different, and their compari . . .
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    Balcarek, Zdenek Robert
    The intention of my thesis work is to communicate the cultural and sociopolitical environment that existed in the later1960s Czechoslovakia and the function and relationship between the concepts of paradox and memory in this environment. My investigat . . .
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    Phillips, Lyndsay
    This thesis is a preliminary study of the iconology and iconography of Textual Street Art. The naïveté of the textual expressions are apt proof of what Derrida has called mimetic perversion for they alter the very syntax, structure, and morphology of . . .
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    Chavez, Carlos Jesus
    In order to serve a community that has been rattled by gang violence, bombarded with graffiti and has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the city, I aimed to inspire social change while educating the youth on the importance murals serve . . .
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    Kosearas, Katherine A.
    This study will discuss the art of Chavín from Chavín de Huántar to Karwa, specifically the Staff God/Staff Bearer through a survey of scholarly works. The Chavín de Huántar culture of Chavín and Chavín's beginnings will be observed through the develo . . .
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    Carrasco, Teresa Marie
    Trying to connect what seemingly is unrelated, I use juxtaposition in my work as a tool to address subjects of war, patriarchy, consumerism, marriage, capitalism, violence, motherhood, feminism, and rituals. This concoction is a monstrous circus fille . . .
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    Frazier, Robin Lynn
    Popes Clement VII (1523-34) and Paul III (1534-49) commissioned Michelangelo to complete the altar wall for the Sistine Chapel. The commission of the Last Judgment was influenced by factors inside and outside the church. It was painted in a time of po . . .
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    Khalaf, Kelly
    During the 1975 civil war in Lebanon artistic expression stood at the sidelines while the country tried to sustain its culture and tradition during political turmoil. Within the last fifteen years, Lebanese artists have been able to reach beyond their . . .
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    Williamson, Jeannie Jobin
    This study investigated how to teach and inspire creativity in a high school art classroom through transformative principles to help students take creative critical-thinking risks to evolve. Practical models of curriculum were studies within teacher-a . . .
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    Lemke, Alexander John
    My interest lies in the complicated relationship between fine art and the applied arts. In this paper I intend to shed light on the meanings generated by my art practice and how they are applied in my thesis exhibition "Universal Gym Machine." The tit . . .
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    Meza, Ana Veronica
    This thesis examines the relationship of Art Education and ESL students' language development. ESL students struggle to acquire the English language for a variety of reasons. Reaching proficiency in the English language takes time to develop. With the . . .
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    Fugfugosh-Munoz, Sarah Ahmed
    Giovanni Battista Gaulli (il Baciccio) relocated to Rome at the age of eighteen after an outbreak of the plague decimated his entire family. Little is known about his early artistic training; however, the young artist already demonstrated an aptitude . . .
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    Rodriguez, Sandra Patricia
    For my Master of Arts Thesis, I created a scenario-based installation. I built a nursery that belongs to a two-headed baby. Most human beings are instilled with both intuition and logic. The two-headed baby is a physical manifestation of the canny & t . . .
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    Wyatt, Brianne Dee
    Sympathetic Resonance is a painting installation in which I connected to the musical harmonic phenomenon that occurs in physics terms. The paper reviews the connection of science, specifically in the idea of my paintings being a vehicle of transferrin . . .
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    Jaramillo, Beatriz
    Broken Landscapes is a sculptural work that invites the viewer to rethink their relationship with nature. Using porcelain topographic reliefs supported on paraffin, the work addresses the topic of land and the tensions produced by the artificial separ . . .
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    Gaillard, Jennifer E.
    The purpose of this study was to prepare a set of holistic art education rubrics that can be used in future studies to explore the effectiveness and feasibility of implementing holistic approaches in public high school art classrooms. The contemporary . . .
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    Kelly, Sean Daniel
    Mythic Landscapes is a multi-component sculptural installation of ceramic objects that operate together as imaginary environments. The sculpted forms within the work range from abstract plants to quasi-architectural geologic structures. The objects ar . . .
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    Takezaki, Konomi
    In contemporary Japanese art, the use of Shojo motifs has been popular since the 1990s. Well-known Japanese artists such as Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara, Hiromi Toshikawa (Hiromix) and among many others use the "girls" as a subject in their painti . . .
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    Garcia, Carmen E
    This thesis studies the migration of the Nahua-Pipil people, who were one of the indigenous groups found on the coast of Guatemala and western El Salvador during the time of the Spanish conquest. The Nahua-Pipil spoke a central Mexican language called . . .
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    Austin, Marcia Lynn
    The origin of this paper came about many years ago when I saw a church on the Mexican highway to Acapulco, framed under the huge mountainous shape of one of volcanoes outside of Mexico City. College-aged, and with a group of Americans, I neglected to . . .
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    Hou, Wenlu
    The design is inspired by the summer climate of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia (the one autonomous region of China). It is based on the concept of transformation; the garments have multiple transformable features, which may be converted according to the . . .
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    Lee, Wonho Frank
    Often, I get caught up in having control over everything, especially when it comes to photography. Line 33 is all about letting go of control and experiencing the process and result that comes with it. Even though I chose which bus and route to take, . . .
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    Blunt, Kelly
    Me and My Good Times is a video series which glimpses an era. In this work I examine experience, from the scope of the meditative, to the confessional. During this time of my life- as a dancer in Hollywood living in near downtown Los Angeles, I sought . . .
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    Aguilera, Saul
    The research allows the reader to survey and analyze various Mesoamerican works, such as, but not limited to paintings, murals, and sculptures. Hence, creations which we have learn to call works of art. Additionally, the research reinforces the artist . . .
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    Berberian, Rouzanna
    I explore the relationship of culture and technology in my painting practice. I use the imagery from communication devices to underscore our daily interaction with analog and digital circuitry. Technological innovations and devices such as radio frequ . . .
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    Alharbi, Maha Adel
    Fashion is a social phenomenon based on creativity and tradition linked with psychology, culture, history, and even religion. It thrives on innovation in both style and technology. The technological innovation of 3D printing is just beginning to be us . . .
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    Bilderback, Leslie Reed
    Like painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, poetry, theater, and dance, fine cooking is beautiful, symbolic, and representational. It elicits emotion, expresses narrative, and gives insight into culture. Careful study reveals the tandem . . .
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    Alharbi, Maha Adel
    Fashion is a social phenomenon based on creativity and tradition linked with psychology, culture, history, and even religion. It thrives on innovation in both style and technology. The technological innovation of 3D printing is just beginning to be us . . .
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    Tonarely, Claudine Jane
    In 1971 a small grassroots effort established the first Feminist Art Program at California State University Fresno. According to art historian Laura Meyer, the participants of this program were integral in generating "the prototype for Womanhouse, for . . .
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    Silver, Emily Golan
    This thesis will explore the connection that contemporary Chicano murals have to Mesoamerican deities, and how the Mexican Muralist movement serves as a bridge between the two. I will prove that modern murals serve as archaeological monuments in the C . . .
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    Lopez, Michelle Lynn
    This work is the visual exploration of identity through memory. The project embraces the notion that the mind is the creator of our identity and the force behind the body; it is what drives the body. It has the power to alter our perception, create me . . .
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    Lopez, Michelle Lynn
    This work is an investigation of the artwork from the women’s artist collective Mujeres de Maiz (Women of the Corn). The goal of this research is to document the effect they are having on the contemporary art world of Los Angeles at this moment in tim . . .
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    Smith-Menzies, Lucia Mariah
    My study uses a socio-cultural interpretation of art and media to understand how women artists use their own female bodies to communicate a woman's agency and ability to establish power. Artists Carolee Schneemann's and Hannah Wilke's work are primary . . .
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    Feng, Qian
    The intention of this study is to develop a collection of garments encompassing aesthetic aspects both from Chinese Qipao style and punk style, based on research of the history of the Qipao and punk culture, as well as punk influences in modern fashio . . .
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    Aguilera, Saul
    The project was created to bring awareness to an audience by providing a bridge between the viewer and the continuous journey of migrants both in time and space. The works portray the migrants’ struggles, dilemmas of identity, issues of displacement, . . .
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    Hou, Wenlu
    The design is inspired by the summer climate of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia (the one autonomous region of China). It is based on the concept of transformation; the garments have multiple transformable features, which may be converted according to the . . .
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    Cao Ying, Alexandra
    I have produced visual artworks to analyze and interpret the notions of Reality, Truth and Self. Flower Power is the product of my project that consists of seven artworks including paintings and drawings. Each piece is developed independently that sta . . .
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    Adamczyk, Maria Milca
    Vestigiality is an evolutionary concept developed by Charles Darwin to explain the presence of non-functional human traits, essential for establishing a link with our ancient ancestors. Centuries later, vestigiality was proven to occur at the molecula . . .
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    Simpson, Mary L.
    This thesis examined the art museum and art education in a museum setting, in both theory and practice. The research looked closely at what role the museum plays in art education in relation to visual culture theories, and through artworks and the rel . . .
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    Simpson, Mary L.
    This thesis examined the art museum and art education in a museum setting, in both theory and practice. The research looked closely at what role the museum plays in art education in relation to visual culture theories, and through artworks and the rel . . .
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    Rojas, Raquel
    “Chicana feminism is in various stages of development...It is recognition that women are oppressed as a group and are exploited as part of la Raza people. It is a direction to be responsible to identify and act upon the issues and needs of Chicana wom . . .
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    Gamlowski, Robert Joseph
    The American economy is riding a virtual seesaw in terms of consumer confidence and unemployment rates. Shortly after September 11, 2001, consumer spending drastically dropped. Spending began to increase over time, even the rich and wealthy were seeki . . .
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    Rojas, Raquel
    This paper proposes a new way to interpret the Trees of Life in the codices by examining the trees illustrated in the Mixtec manuscripts: Códice Fejérváry-Mayer, Códice Vindobonensis, Códice Laud, and Códice Borgia. I explore the imagery, repetition, . . .
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    Cocora, Dorina Zoe Maria
    This thesis examined the educational value of teaching art history to elementary school students using children's art books. The study focused on teaching of art education: methods and curriculum, especially the introduction of history of art to 5th a . . .
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    Yu, Yiheng
    "Dreams Unbounded" is a visual communication design project composed of 18 visual works based on dreams selected from a collection of 365. The dreams were collected in writing through a large on-line community from China, and organized into six catego . . .
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    Manukyan, Arevik
    There is a revival of Romanticism within the arts of the late twentieth and early twenty first century, referred to as Neo-Romantic, that is a complex and fascinating period in late postmodern art. The works of several artists including John Currin, E . . .
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    Over, Lauren
    The title of my Thesis, ‘Re-Membering Us: Faces of the Unconscious,’ is inspired by a passage of the book, Projection and Re-collection: Reflections of the Soul, by M. Von Franz (169). The intention of this project is to materially and visually explor . . .
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    Stafford, Collin Michael
    <italic>Trick Answer</italic> is a cross discipline work and that utilizes with videos, performances and three-dimensional elements occupying a single space synchronously. The central piece of <italic>Trick Answer</italic> is <italic>Detritus Hall</it . . .
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    Mochizuki, Nathan S
    This project utilizes semiotics and its incorporation into graphic design as a theoretical framework to construct learning tools that explore the interplay between image and type in the process of conveying the multiple-meanings of homonyms. Theories . . .
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    Williamson, Jeannie Jobin
    This study investigated how to teach and inspire creativity in a high school art classroom through transformative principles to help students take creative critical-thinking risks to evolve. Practical models of curriculum were studies within teacher-a . . .