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The Home As An Object: Material Culture In The Age Of Ikea, Maxwell Harling Fertik Apr 2019

The Home As An Object: Material Culture In The Age Of Ikea, Maxwell Harling Fertik

Senior Theses and Projects

The curiosity of everyday objects looms large in every human’s life. And naturally, these objects are almost as diverse in character as the person who bought them. This variation can be in style, period, shape, origin but also in the arrangement it is given in relation to other objects or persons in a space. On one level, the objects we surround ourselves with are meaningless, purely functional, utilitarian and banal. Especially on a budget, one may not consider aesthetic or design issues at all and purely buy a toaster because they want toast. Why would one buy a SMEG ...


Choosing A Door: Narrative Interactivity In Videogames, Daniel Hawkins Apr 2019

Choosing A Door: Narrative Interactivity In Videogames, Daniel Hawkins

Senior Theses and Projects

No abstract provided.


Nature In Its Simplicity, Noor Malik Sep 2014

Nature In Its Simplicity, Noor Malik

The First-Year Papers (2010 - present)

No abstract provided.


Art For The Disappeared, Cassandra Cronin Sep 2013

Art For The Disappeared, Cassandra Cronin

The First-Year Papers (2010 - present)

No abstract provided.


Shaped By Books: The 42-Letter Name, Robert Kirschbaum, Sally Dickinson Apr 2012

Shaped By Books: The 42-Letter Name, Robert Kirschbaum, Sally Dickinson

Watkinson Publications

Guide to Watkinson exhibition.


Henri Matisse And His Women Before The Window, Sophie Goodwin Apr 2012

Henri Matisse And His Women Before The Window, Sophie Goodwin

Senior Theses and Projects

Following World War I, Henri Matisse moved to the South of France to escape the chaotic terrain of post-war Paris. It was in the idyllic Nice where the artist would reveal a "return to naturalism" with his motif of contemplative women before an open window. Uniting portraiture, decorative interiors and landscapes in one composition, Matisse dually investigates the theme of interiority, while providing the viewer with the aesthetic delights, available for his delectation.


Bocaj’S Bummer Lisa, Jacob Rivers Sep 2011

Bocaj’S Bummer Lisa, Jacob Rivers

The First-Year Papers (2010 - present)

No abstract provided.


Pervert #2 And American Photographer, Declan Kennedy Sep 2011

Pervert #2 And American Photographer, Declan Kennedy

The First-Year Papers (2010 - present)

No abstract provided.


Resolution, Sarah Watson Sep 2011

Resolution, Sarah Watson

The First-Year Papers (2010 - present)

No abstract provided.


Book Matters: A Student Exhibition In The Watkinson Library, Trinity College Oct 2010

Book Matters: A Student Exhibition In The Watkinson Library, Trinity College

Watkinson Publications

"From the Watkinson Library to the Studio: Studying and Making Books at Trinity." Guide to a student exhibition held in Watkinson Library


Brooklyn, Juan Vasquez Sep 2010

Brooklyn, Juan Vasquez

The First-Year Papers (2010 - present)

No abstract provided.


Device To Solve A Controversy: Public Art And Public Places, Caitlin Crombleholme Sep 2009

Device To Solve A Controversy: Public Art And Public Places, Caitlin Crombleholme

The First-Year Papers (2010 - present)

No abstract provided.


Modern American Poets And Their Printers, Sally Dickinson Apr 2009

Modern American Poets And Their Printers, Sally Dickinson

Watkinson Publications

Guide to Watkinson exhibit held in 2009


“Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang”: Bird Extinctions Around The World Since 1600, Jeffrey Kaimowitz Apr 2008

“Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang”: Bird Extinctions Around The World Since 1600, Jeffrey Kaimowitz

Watkinson Publications

Guide to Watkinson exhibition.


From Aquatint To Photogravure: Architectural Illustration In The 19th Century, Sally Dickinson Oct 2007

From Aquatint To Photogravure: Architectural Illustration In The 19th Century, Sally Dickinson

Watkinson Publications

"This exhibition marks the dedication of the newly renovated Watkinson Library public spaces in the Raether Library and Information Technology Center, Trinity College."


You're The Top: Illustrated Sheet Music Of American Popular Songs From World War I To The 1940s, Peter J. Knapp, Anne H. Knapp Oct 2006

You're The Top: Illustrated Sheet Music Of American Popular Songs From World War I To The 1940s, Peter J. Knapp, Anne H. Knapp

Watkinson Publications

Guide to an exhibition held by Watkinson Library, 2006.


Catalysts For Religious Change: Monuments Of Reformation Printing, Jeffrey Kaimowitz Apr 2006

Catalysts For Religious Change: Monuments Of Reformation Printing, Jeffrey Kaimowitz

Watkinson Publications

Guide to an exhibit held by Watkinson Library, 2006.

The Reformation is perhaps the first great historical event where printing played an essential role. Indeed, as British historian Euan Cameron has pointed out, though printing did not cause the Reformation, it “was a catalyst, a precondition,” for it made possible swift, cheap, and widespread dissemination of information.

This exhibition introduces some important aspects of the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation by displaying a variety of printed materials. On a topic so wide ranging and complex, this can only be a sketch, but it will allow the viewer to perceive ...


Alternative Voices: Artists’ Books, Comix, And Zines, Sally Dickinson Oct 2005

Alternative Voices: Artists’ Books, Comix, And Zines, Sally Dickinson

Watkinson Publications

Guide to Watkinson exhibition.

This exhibition is arranged primarily by theme and secondarily by structure. Added to the large representation of artists’ books are examples of other contemporary alternative voices such as Art Spiegelman’s comic, In the Shadow of No Towers, and Karen Switzer’s zine, Ker-bloom! These works form a group that is innovative, visual, and outside the mainstream publishing industry. Some works are collaborations. Several have musical and audio components. They all present a personal vision through exploration of processes, materials, and form, that we are invited to share.


Staging Diplomacy In Eighteenth-Century Rome: The Festival Of The Chinea, Kristin A. Triff Apr 2005

Staging Diplomacy In Eighteenth-Century Rome: The Festival Of The Chinea, Kristin A. Triff

Watkinson Publications

Guide to exhibit held by Watkinson Library. Prints from the Vincent J. Buonanno Collection January 24 - February 28, 2005


Image And Enlightenment: Illustrated Books From The Age Of Reason To The Romantic Era, Trinity College Apr 2004

Image And Enlightenment: Illustrated Books From The Age Of Reason To The Romantic Era, Trinity College

Watkinson Publications

Guide to exhibit held by Watkinson Library, 2004.

This exhibition grew out of an art history class taught by Professor Alden Gordon entitled “The Sublime, the Picturesque and the Romantic,” which focused on 18th century art with special emphasis on the book arts and printing. Supported by a Mellon Foundation course development grant for information literacy, the class aimed at developing the students’ visual literacy as the ability to understand art images and objects in their broader cultural and intellectual context.

Students were asked to select an illustrated book from the Watkinson Library printed during the 18th or early 19th ...


From A To Z: An Exhibition Of Abc Books Selected From The John O.C. Mccrillis Collection, Alesandra M. Schmidt Apr 1998

From A To Z: An Exhibition Of Abc Books Selected From The John O.C. Mccrillis Collection, Alesandra M. Schmidt

Watkinson Publications

Guide to an exhibit held by the Watkinson Library, 1998.


Land Of Enchantment: British Fantasy Illustration In The Golden Age, Kimberly C. Weatherford Oct 1997

Land Of Enchantment: British Fantasy Illustration In The Golden Age, Kimberly C. Weatherford

Watkinson Publications

Guide for exhibition held by Watkinson Library, 1997.

The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Britain saw a proliferation of sumptuously illustrated books, incorporating fantasy in its many facets. The times were right, with the social and political climate favorable to fantastic and visionary literature and art. An expanding British empire was sparking fascination with the non-Western world, giving rise to illustrations of exotic, far-away lands. At the same time, increasing interest in revivalism (Gothic, Medieval, and Renaissance), exotism, and spiritualism found a natural outlet in fantastic themes. Fantasy was a form of escapism from an increasingly industrialized lifestyle ...


Herbs To Orchids: Botanical Illustration In The Nineteenth Century, Alesandra M. Schmidt, Trudy B. Jacoby Apr 1996

Herbs To Orchids: Botanical Illustration In The Nineteenth Century, Alesandra M. Schmidt, Trudy B. Jacoby

Watkinson Publications

Guide to exhibition held by the Watkinson Library March through June 1996.