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La Finca de Los Perezosos: Navigating Video Documentary on a Permaculture Farm in Central Panama
(Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2011)
The documentary La ftnca de los perezosos tells the story of an organic permaculture farm in Panama, started by an American man from Milwaukee. With considerable help of his "right hand man" Marcelino, a Panamanian ...
Toward Ultimate Unity: Walter Dorwin Teague's Designs for the Ford Family and Ford Motor Company
During the 1930s, Walter Derwin Teague complete several projects for Ford Motor Company and the Ford Family. This paper looks at Teague's designs for Ford's exhibitions at the 1934 Chicago World's Fair, the 1935 California ...
Cultural Influences Concerning the Art of the Alhambra
The author explores the cultural, political, and economic climate of Granada, Spain during the years when the Nasrid Dynasty ruled the region. Connections are made between the artistic and social culture of the area and ...
In Shades of Black and White : A Critical Analysis of Selected Works by Lorna Simpson and Carrie Mae Weems
The author explores how race, identity and representation were factors in specific works of art by two African-American women artists working in the 1980s and 90s, Carrie Mae Weems and Lorna Simpson. She observe how both ...
You Specify It; We Fabricate It An Analysis of Artistic Intent During the Conservation of Tony Smith's Gracehoper
A journal of time spent at the Detroit Institute of Art.
A Massive Medium : The Propaganda of Italian Fascist Architecture
The author reviews how the architecture of early 20th Century Rome reflects the values and aspirations of Musolini and the Fascist Party in Italy.
The Woman Unafraid : Georgia O'Keeffe's Explorations of Female Sexuality
When Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (1887-1986) began to garner attention in the world of art, thanks in large part to the marketing skills of New York gallery owner, publisher, and artist in his own right, Alfred Stieglitz, people ...
Creating the Identity of the French Elite : The Documentation and Standardization of Ballet through Printmaking in Seventeenth Century France
This research paper is based on a body of images, all of which are prints, from the seventeenth and late sixteenth centuries. The subject of these works of art is centered on ballet and depicts the stage or venue at which ...
Reading Between the Seams : The Commercial Sewing Pattern Industry Contextualized
Towards the end of the nineteenth century, there were many revolutionary changes in the world of fashion, including the extremely important concurrent evolution of women's magazines and the paper sewing pattern. Two ...
Looking Past to Look Forward : The Study of Dutch Art in 20th Century America
The author discusses two approaches to art history: what she calls “object-oriented” art history and “social empirical” art history. She focuses on the appeal of 17th Century Dutch painting to 19th and 20th Century Americans ...