Rites of passage

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dc.contributor.advisor Marshall, Nina B. en_US
dc.contributor.author Munson, William D. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:38:35Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:38:35Z
dc.date.created 1999 en_US
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1999 .M86 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/186445
dc.description.abstract Portrait painting is an art form that has been used by artists for years. I am using the portrait to convey a story. The story follows a boy's process of becoming a man. The discovery of old family photographs initially inspired the project. The rite of passage theme stems from this inquiry into the process of growing up. Several artists inspired my work in the formal and conceptual aspects of my portraits. Those artists include Paula Rego, Chuck Close, and Robert Henri. "Rites of passage" is a phrase that carries with it many meanings and issues. This creative project is both a consideration of the rites of passage theme and an investigation of the painted portrait.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Art
dc.format.extent iii, 27 leaves : 9 col. ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Portrait painting -- Themes, motives. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aging in art. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Masculinity in art. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Boys in art. en_US
dc.title Rites of passage en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1124882 en_US


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