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A history of the Vorticist avant-garde movement in London from 1914-1919. This paper examines the design, content, and legacy of the Vorticist publication, Blast, which combined art with poetry, prose, and personal essay to develop a correlated…


(Re)contextualizing Art in the Classroom examines our changing relationships with the “art” experienced in class. From Winckelmann’s 18th Century “cult of the original” to today’s digital images, the way that students see and learn from…


This thesis examines the Baroque decoration of three Jesuit churches constructed or redecorated in the second half of the 17th century: Sant'Andrea al Quirinale, Il Gesu, and Sant'Ignazio. It investigates the history of Jesuit patronage and the…


The history of photography in the United States has always been closely associated with the history of the American West. Early developments in the medium coincide chronologically with the claiming of the Frontier, and the resulting images have long…