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Late Surrealist Exhibitions and the Question of the Neo-Avant-Garde
This thesis seeks to extend the critical discussion of Surrealism and its exhibitions into the post-war period to resist the popular notion that Surrealism died with World War II or with American exile. Two post-war American exhibitions and two post-war French exhibitions of Surrealist art are considered in order to offer a ...
The American National Plot Visualized: The Reinterpretation of Indian Captivity Narratives at the End of the Nineteenth Century
As this thesis will demonstrate in the unfolding chapters, there are several key distinctions that can be made about Native American captivity narratives. The drawings associated with captivity narratives from popular "dime novels," such as the title page for Mary Rowlandson's narrative and Opechancanough's Warriors Falling ...
Indigenizing Southern California Indian Basket Studies: Unpacking Issues of "Mission" and "Tradition"
This thesis provides a much needed examination of early and contemporary basket weaving practices in Southern California from an indigenous perspective and through an art historical lens. It deconstructs outdated misconceptions about aboriginal basket weaving practices and cultural identity in Southern California. In 1922 ...