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Inca Genealogy Portraits of Viceregal Peru
The author catalogs a collection of thirteen portraits painted in tempera of the Inca Kings or Sapa Incas at Kalamazoo College. Each panel measures 8 x 6 inches. The portraits were donated to the college in the 1960s in ...
Art History and Museology : The Display of Culturally Purposeful Objects in Museums
The author discusses the history and popularity of natural history museums and their 19th century tradition of cultural taxonomy, the relationship between the viewer and the display of cultural artifacts, and then considers ...
Constructing the Memory-Self
"Constructing the Memory-Self' is a two-quarter Art SIP installation featuring the mediums of video, photography, sculpture, and book arts. The installation explores the themes of building and memory preservation. The main ...
"A Gaudy Rome or an Innocent Eden" : Early 20th Century Portraiture from the Kalamazoo College Collection
In a culture obsessed with the construction of identity, portraiture has the unique ability to reveal multiple identities in a single image. While portraits usually focus on the depiction of the patron's face and possessions, ...
The Rose She Kept : Domestic Objects from the Brower Hart Collection, 1885-1915
"The Rose She Kept" studies domestic objects from the Brower Hart house in Prescott, Arkansas within the context of their arrangement in the home. The catalog locates the authority of homemaking with matriarch Florence ...
Gabii : An Archeological Experience
The author spent five weeks in the summer of 2009 at a five-week archeological field school in the ancient city of Gabii, near Rome. He reviews the history of interaction between Rome and Gabii and the role of Lapis ...
Neuroarthistory : Discovering a Greater Appreciation of Art Through Science
The author reviews several themes of neuroarthistory from theories of aesthetic interest, light perception and the eye, and the visual brain, considering the critical work of John Onians, Margaret Livingston, Semir Zeki, ...
Designing Utopia : Loewy's Streamlined World
The author chronicles her internship with the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. and discusses the impact of French-born industrial designer, Raymond Loewy.
The Princess and the Pearl : A Photography SIP
The author explores the concepts behind fashion photography and the execution of it. She wanted to learn how to put together scenes, direct and model people, work with different types of lighting and photograph a variety ...
Dreams of Ecuador
The author describes her senior collection of photo collages inspired by her study abroad experience in Ecuador and the process of manipulating the images in Photoshop to make them convey a fantastical, dreamlike experience.