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John Sloan and the transitory nature of modernity
This thesis demonstrates that the social complexities inherent in early twentieth century New York City are apparent in the figures of the American realist painter John Sloan, especially in his images of women of the working ...
Changing spaces: Spatial destruction & the sculpture of Richard Serra
Commissioned by the General Services Administration's (GSA) Art-In-Architecture program in 1979 to create a public sculpture for 26 Federal Plaza in Manhattan, New York, American sculptor, Richard Serra, created a massive ...
Statement of Issue/Problem. Manhattan, in its quest to become the economic and cultural center of the world, has achieved a population density paralleled by only a few urban centers. Unlike most American urban landscapes ...
"Upward on wings": Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim as the disruption of the museum space
After an introductory survey of the museum as both architectural and ideological practice throughout Western history, and having taken into consideration Tony Bennett's idea of the museum as a (more benign) instrument for ...