Have a dissertation focused on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the united states projects should be focused foremost on the art object and/or image and employ an art-historical or visual studies approach. Art and art history theses and dissertations follow theses/dissertations from 2018 pdf adams, alissa r (2018), french depictions of napoleon i's resurrection (1821-1848) pdf burke, laura c (2018), she was a quiet storm pdf school of art and art history digital commons. Example art dissertation topic 1: the transition from symbols to images of buddha in early indian art this dissertation explores the symbols originally used to represent buddha in indian society, prior to the 1st century ce, and the evolution of those symbols into anthropomorphic images. Sample dissertation abstracts my dissertation addresses the question of how meaning is made when texts and images are united in multimodal arguments and early 60s drawing from the history of adolescence and the context of midcentury female juvenile delinquency, i argue that studios and teen girl stars struggled for decades with.
40 indiana libraries, vol 26, number 3 art history dissertation trends as a selection approach for art history collections by jean-pierre vm herubel ollection management in art history. Layout for dissertations 1 title page: give title, your examination number, word count and year of graduation as shown in the sample below ba single subject history of art dissertation title examination number department of history of art university of york wordcount year of graduation 4. Writing a formal analysis in art history the goal of a formal analysis is to explain how the formal elements of a work of art affect the representation of the subject matter and expressive content.
Give to art & art history notice: the university of iowa center for advancement is an operational name for the state university of iowa foundation, an independent, iowa nonprofit corporation organized as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, publicly supported charitable entity working to advance the university of iowa. This thesis aims to document and discuss the role and legacy of the italian antiquario alessandro contini bonacossi (1878-1955) in the international secondary art market for old master paintings during the first half of. Master of fine arts thesis of the requirements for the master of fine arts degree in art in the graduate college of the university of.
Dissertations and appointed to teach undergraduate courses the following suggests in a general department of the history of art and the yale university art gallery, and as adjunct library for the yale center for british art the collection includes major reference works, monographs, histories,. History of art & architecture phd dissertations 2013 - 1972 for a list of previous dissertations, download the department's phd dissertations archive or search for a phd dissertation and order a copy of a dissertation via proquest. History dissertation writing art of writing innovative ideas through comprehensive research doing research before writing a history dissertation is the epitome of the study for students of this discipline. Cave art: discovering prehistoric humans through pictures in this lesson, students travel to the past to explore how people in earlier times used art as a way to record stories and communicate ideas.
This thesis addresses reenactment and archival practice in the work of sharon hayes, a mid-career multi-media artist renowned for her use of archival documents to pose questions about history, politics, and speech. The international bibliography of art (iba) is an index to scholarly literature on western art and art history, incorporating journal articles, monographs, essay collections, and conference proceedings. Department of history of art phd dissertations 2010 to present 2018 alexanda fraser: picturing the interior: materials, decoration, politics (1880-1900) (directed by alex d potts. 10 elaborate art dissertation topics any dissertation topic requires a great deal of work it is not a basic essay and the amount and quality of research you do in gathering information plays a major part in the final piece of prose you create.
One of my favorite stories about my transition from being a graduate student in art history at the university of delaware to becoming a full curator at pafa, the us's oldest art academy and museum, is of the day i drove up from washington dc, where i was living, to defend my dissertation in newark, and then immediately upon being declared a ph. Before beginning work on a master’s thesis , the student must receive the supervisory committee’s approval of a written proposal the thesis may be an extension of a seminar paper and it must demonstrate the student’s ability to. Writing a dissertation can be one of the hardest tasks a university student has to accomplish – but it will come to an end photograph: randy faris/corbis the sun is shining but many students.