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Contested Terrains: Visualizing the Nation within Global Military Conflict
In this study, I use visual and material culture that addresses the contemporary war in Afghanistan to critically assess the ways in which national conflict history is envisioned. I focus in particular on cultural production ...
The Desire to Fill: Addiction and British Visual Culture, 1751-1919
In “The Desire to Fill” I examine visual culture, including paintings, graphic art, advertisements and architecture, in relation to the lived experience of addiction. My study begins in 1751, the year that William Hogarth ...
Reinhardt, Martin, Richter : Colour in the Grid of Contemporary Painting
The objective of my thesis is to extend the scholarship on colour in painting by focusing on how it is employed within the structuring framework of the orthogonal grid in the paintings of three contemporary artists, Ad ...