Katrina's crescendo

dc.contributor.advisor Joe Muench
dc.contributor.advisor Charles Richards
dc.contributor.advisor Jonathan Sturm
dc.contributor.author Stanley, Michael
dc.contributor.department Art and Design
dc.date 2018-08-22T20:44:39.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T07:44:49Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T07:44:49Z
dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2008
dc.date.issued 2008-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This thesis explores sculptures that are directly dependant on my life experience before, during and after Hurricane Katrina. This event has changed not only the way I look at life, but also the way I create art. Prior to the hurricane, my artwork was much more formalist. I tried to let the natural beauty of the material take front seat and rarely dealt with the conceptual side. Post Katrina, I find political undertones in just about everything I create. The storm has opened my eyes to the fact that nothing is neutral and that politics surround everything we do in America. I now feel that as an artist, it is my job to express my opinions through my artwork. The opinions that I have formed in order to bring me to these conclusions may not be agreeable to everyone, but I believe in them deeply. These feelings have created the first sense of emotional certainty I have felt since the onset of Hurricane Katrina.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/rtd/15477/
dc.identifier.articleid 16476
dc.identifier.contextkey 7029093
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-16698
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath rtd/15477
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/69113
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Fine Arts
dc.subject.keywords Art and design;Integrated visual arts;
dc.title Katrina's crescendo
dc.type article
dc.type.genre thesis
dspace.entity.type Publication
thesis.degree.level thesis
thesis.degree.name Master of Fine Arts
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