• An ecstatic collapse : a re-thinking of Faig Ahmed's Carpet series 

      Hoffman, Kelsey Savannah (2016-08)
      This thesis engages with the critical dialogue surrounding Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed’s series of sculptures titled the Carpet series. Offering up a re-thinking of the series, this thesis shapes a nuanced phenomenolog ...
    • Anti-logo 

      Ellefson, Nathan Archer (2013-05)
      The purpose of this report is to explore the intentions and inspirations involved with my studio art practice. It explores theories of reference and language, humor, abjection, reification, and the building and breakdown ...
    • The architectural sculpture of Ivan Meštrović in relation to Adolf von Hildebrand's The problem of form in the fine arts 

      Ritchel, Elaine Dezember (2011-08)
      This thesis investigates the relationship between the architectural sculpture of Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović and late nineteenth-century aesthetic theory. Most scholarship on Meštrović emphasizes his Croatian heritage ...
    • Bear fruit 

      Lawrence, Grace Lee; 0000-0003-0944-644X (2016-05)
      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. My work draws from a multiplicity of traditions ...
    • Between us an invisible column 

      LaDeau, Philip Ross (2014-05)
      This report chronicles the processes and influences relevant to my work as it has developed over the past three years. I examine how our human separateness and new technologies have effected myself and the work I create, ...
    • Bodies politic, bodies in stone : imagery of the human and the divine in the sculpture of Late Preclassic Kaminaljuyú, Guatemala 

      Henderson, Lucia (2013-05)
      Bulldozed, effaced, and paved over by the buildings and winding streets of Guatemala City, the vast majority of the archaeological remains of Kaminaljuyú are now lost to us. This early site, which reached its peak during ...
    • Br(others) only : Rashid Johnson, class, and the fraternal orders of Afrofuturism 

      Richardson, Jared C. 1988- (2012-08)
      Br(others) Only conceptualizes the wall sculptures of Rashid Johnson as free-standing “altars” that play with different and sometimes divergent brands of black masculinity and classed homosociality. Primarily, I analyze ...
    • The corporate model : sculpture, architecture, and the American city, 1946-1975 

      Douberley, 1977-, Amanda (2015-05)
      This dissertation is a theoretical and historical account of urban sculpture in the U.S. following World War II. The title refers to an example set by corporations during the 1940s and 1950s for commissioning modernist ...
    • Form and function 

      Weisner, Christina Lorena (2010-05)
      This is a report concerning the body of artwork I have formulated in the last two of my three years spent as a graduate student in the M.F.A. program at the University of Texas at Austin. It provides a chronological ...
    • Hair, art, and identity 

      Coleman, Christina Blair (2012-05)
      The purpose of this report is to discuss the artwork I have produced over the past three years while in attendance at The University of Texas at Austin. My artwork consists of sculptures, drawings, and installations ...
    • Humble alchemy 

      White, Shalena Bethany (2014-05)
      This master's report addresses the conceptual and material investigations that were explored within my artistic research made at the University of Texas at Austin between 2011 and 2014. These works are a confluence of ...
    • I went into the woods 

      Rogers, Anne Clare; 0000-0001-8322-5253 (2016-12)
      This paper is written from the perspective of an artist connecting dots. My working method as an artist and researcher is one of keeping my nose to the ground, excited by the possibility of catching a trail or falling into ...
    • In the house of a stranger 

      Muelhaupt, Michael Jay; 0000-0001-7663-9511 (2017-05-04)
      This Master’s Report follows the thread through the development of my research, ideas and sculptural objects over the course of my three years at the University of Texas. My work, in its broadest terms, has an invested ...
    • The Leo Castelli Gallery in Metro magazine : American approaches to post-abstract figuration in an Italian context 

      McKetta, Dorothy Jean (2012-08)
      Between the years 1960 and 1970, New York gallerist Leo Castelli was closely involved with Milanese editor and publisher Bruno Alfieri's Metro magazine--an international review of contemporary art. By placing his artists ...
    • The light show : mathematics, mysticism, and the music of the spheres 

      Masch, Ezra J. (2012-05)
      My background in music and visual art has led to an exploration of combined disciplines. Throughout the past three years of graduate study at The University of Texas at Austin, my research has focused on the visual ...
    • Methodology for the conservation of large outdoor collections with disparate conditions 

      Boss, Danielle Elizabeth (2010-05)
      This paper outlines a method for the conservation of a large group of similar objects with disparate conditions, using a collection of memorial plaques located at the University of Texas Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial ...
    • Proximity to the divine : personal devotion at the Holy Graves in Strasbourg 

      Bryant, Aleyna Michelle (2012-05)
      In this thesis I examine the Holy Grave monument located in the St. Catherine chapel of Strasbourg cathedral, erected by Bishop Berthold von Bucheck sometime between 1346 and 1348. This sculptural sarcophagus currently ...
    • QWERTY : WOMAN 

      Maddux, Kathryn Marie (2012-05)
      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 ...
    • Reconstructive-memory process 

      Shin, Yun Koung (2012-05)
      This graduate report is a description of my artistic development through the graduate program at the University of Texas at Austin. It records my development and growth as an artist in relationship to the concepts, materials, ...
    • Resistance and resonance 

      Schmidt, Timothy Duane (2011-05)
      This Master’s Thesis Report is a chronological investigation into the ideas and processes that I have researched and explored during the last three years at the University of Texas at Austin. This exploration has led to a ...