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  • Art and science intersect -- Restricted access to full text 

    Tripp, Kristen (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Scientists such as biologist Gunther von Hagens and medical doctor Mark Gilbert, among others, have been turning to art to create scientific sculptures whose main purposes are not only to teach to general public and science ...
  • Art within ceramic decoration 

    St. Clair, Joyce (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Decoration in early ceramic work stemmed from the abstraction of culturally significant symbols and motifs now serves as a record of cultural identity. Contemporarily, the role of decoration in our visual culture has been ...
  • Ceramic Art: The Ability to Transgress Time 

    Eames, Matthew (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    Being comprised of specific minerals and earthen materials, clay has been used throughout history to create art. What distinguishes clay from any other material is its resistance to decay. Through the ceramic firing process, ...
  • Graven images (What's in a brand?) 

    Farmer, James Robert (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    The research topics most relevant to my studio art practice are branding, advertising and semiotics (the study of sign systems and their meanings). My intention is to formulate a critique of capitalist globalization that ...
  • Questioning the construction of reality 

    Leonard, Joe (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    How do we arrive at ourselves, is it the question of nature vs. nurture, or is there a greater sense of manipulation? People are locked into an uncontrollable controlled system, which they both develop and absorb. I think ...
  • Redefining materiality: physical relationships of materials in comparison to clay 

    Eames, Matthew (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Clay and its ceramic counterparts are one of the most prominent materials used within contemporary society. There is countless integration amongst the development of our surrounding world from utilitarian vessels to ...
  • Ritual genesis: constructing systems of belief 

    Voltz, Lars (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Throughout clay’s history, material choices directly shape cultural practices and the structuring of ceremonial and mundane living. Within this context, “ritual” is a transient term describing actions covering a broad scope ...