• A lack of power 

    Sánchez, Alejandro, 1979- (2011-08-08)
    This graduate report, more than a formal description of the artistic developments I have gradually acknowledged, is a personal and perhaps arbitrary recollection of ideas that might help the reader–and me–understand the ...
  • Alluring decay, disquieting beauty : Andrew Moore’s Detroit photographs 

    Gansky, Andrew Emil (2012-07-23)
    Andrew Moore’s series of photographs, Detroit Disassembled (2010), debuted in the United States in the midst of an escalating recession, mortgage and foreclosure crisis, and political fallout from federally-backed bank and ...
  • AMS :: ATX November 2013 Blog Archive 

    Department of American Studies (2014-11-14)
    @AmStudies is a Twitter feed dedicated to representing the many activities and interests of the department of American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. Together with the department’s blog, this feed exists to ...
  • Clues to catalogues 

    Brooks, Lily Peacock (2014-09-03)
    This Master's Report is a discussion of the ideas, research, and methods I have developed over the course of my three years of study at the University of Texas at Austin. As an artist I am interested in systems and structures ...
  • Consumer-driven innovation : a photography case study 

    Crawford, Brad Thomas (2011-09-30)
    The effects consumer-driven innovation can have on an industry can be difficult to quantify. In this thesis I seek to highlight their existence and underscore their influence by observing the historical impact of numerous ...
  • Decoy : illusion and intrusion in the act of photography 

    Yanas, Richard Joseph (2011-08-08)
    This graduate report is a chronological assessment of the photographic work, which I have produced during my three years in the UT Studio Art MFA program. I will highlight my use of photography as a mode to investigate ...
  • Gwen's friendship house : building caring relationships between neighbors and replacing lost community 

    Youngblood, Robert Curtis (2010-11-16)
    Community Renewal International is a not profit group based in Shreveport, La. whose mission is to partnering with God and with each other to make our world a home where every child can grow up safe and loved. This report ...
  • In flickers and flashes : recovering Jewish loss in three American photographic anthologies 

    Kohn, Tara Gabrielle (2013-11-27)
    This dissertation explores legacies of Jewish loss in three American photographic anthologies published over the course of the twentieth century. I argue that the images bound within the volumes reveal a fluidity between ...
  • Looking forward together : three studies of artistic practice in the South, 1920-1940 

    Lindenberger, Laura Augusta (2013-01-29)
    In this dissertation, I provide three studies of artistic practice in the era of the Great Depression. In each chapter, I write about a different set of artists working in the southeastern United States: I write about ...
  • Lost & found 

    Botkin, Erica Lauren (2012-08-22)
    I have produced two distinct bodies of work, landscapes and portraits. In both, I investigate my relationship to the subject. My role as the photographer fluctuates between the time I spend by myself and the time I spend ...
  • Lothar Osterburg’s Imagining New York: a melancholic picturing of the past 

    Balboni, Francesca Jean (2014-05-16)
    How do we engage with old photographs or with images that appear to be “old?” Moreover, how do we relate to the past through such images? These are questions I explore through a series of photographs created between 2007 ...
  • Out from behind the mask : the illustrated poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar and photography at Hampton Institute 

    Sapirstein, Ray Julius (2011-02-01)
    This dissertation contextualizes and interprets several hundred photographs illustrating six books of poetry by Paul Laurence Dunbar. Although their significance as cultural landmarks is largely unrecognized today, they ...
  • QWERTY : WOMAN :: ABCDEF : MAN or clear syntax is offline in foxholes or how i learned to live my life as a conjunction 

    Maddux, Kathryn Marie (2012-11-29)
    I position my work at the intersections of identity and form. More specifically, I’m interested in how and why an individual’s physical appearance and demeanor become communicative and are then interpreted. Socially, it ...
  • Rachel, the circulation of the image, and the death of tragedy 

    Bethel, Marnie Elizabeth (2012-12-05)
    Although it is frequently suggested that the idea of celebrity, as opposed to fame, is a construct of twentieth-century popular culture, many of the originating mechanisms and characteristics of modern celebrity have their ...
  • The Arab street : a photographic exploration 

    Cheney, Clifford Sidney (2010-09-22)
    Journalists use the term Arab Street to describe what they often imply is a volatile Arabic public opinion. This photo story travels through four Arab areas or Jordan, Qatar, Israel/Palestine and Egypt in order to ...
  • The languages of Nox : photographs, materiality, and translation in Anne Carson's epitaph 

    Macmillan, Rebecca Anne (2013-05-02)
    Looking primarily at the family photographs in Anne Carson’s epitaph in book form, this essay explores how Nox multiply exhibits translation as the approximation of an imperfect nearness. The replica of a testimonial object ...
  • Vignettes of identity : a photographic analysis of the Koryo Saram, 1932-1941 

    Min, Lisa Sangmi (2010-11-01)
    The identity of the Koreans of the former Soviet Union has been shaped by a variety of factors, not the least of which was a long period of Soviet rule. Most frequently referred to as Koryo Saram in the region, they are ...