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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 ...
Adjustment problems among Korean elderly immigrants in New York and Los Angeles and effects of resources on psychological distress and status in the family
This study has identified the adjustment problems experienced by the Korean elderly immigrants and examined the effects of various resources on psychological well-being and their status in the family, using an aggregated ...
Neighborhood effects and teenage childbearing in New York City
The purpose of this study is to explore how the concentration of neighborhood social disorganization sources affects the incidence of teenage childbearing in New York City using multilevel analysis with interactions. ...
"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 ...
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 ...
The Puerto Rican Traveling Theater: Constructing a Space of Belonging for the Diasporic Puerto Rican Community in New York City
Puerto Ricans possess, by birth, a second-class American citizenship, while simultaneously sharing with other communities the categorization of a minority group. This sense of non-belonging inspired the founding of the ...