Dissertations on Arts

Art can be described as the expression of creativity, using emotion, imagination, and skill to produce a work of art. Art is a matter of opinion and preference, and can be understood or appreciated in different ways by different people.

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Follies and the History of the Garden

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This dissertation seeks to answer why follies were so popular in the eighteenth century and what they have to tell us about the culture in which they were created....

Last modified: 7th Mar 2022

Issues in the Protection of Photographic Works: Proving Originality in Court

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The protection of photographs is not an easy subject matter. Since the past it caused a lot of conflict between countries –civil and common law different approaches- regarding its protection at international level....

Last modified: 7th Mar 2022

How Repetitive Strategies Inform the Diverse Possibilities of Clay in Contemporary Art Practice

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This paper set out to explore the opportunities available with the congruent use of clay and serial repetition, as a device, in art making....

Last modified: 7th Mar 2022

Art vs Craft Debate in Education: Origins and Impact

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What are the origins of the art versus craft debate, how does it effect Art Education, and what might be the potential repercussions of its continuation?...

Last modified: 23rd Dec 2021

How Does the Human Body Translate in Modern Art in Today’s Contemporary World?

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This thesis will examine the influence of the human body in today's contemporary world and has the body the same impact it once had in the arts....

Last modified: 23rd Dec 2021

Impressionist Sculptures of Auguste Rodin and Edgar Degas

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The main aim of this dissertation is to discuss Rodin and Degas’ sculptural works, understanding the making of the selected pieces and the relationship they have with Impressionism....

Last modified: 22nd Dec 2021

Black and White Photography and Emotional Representation

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The purpose of this paper is to examine and observe the emotional representation in black and white photography by analysing the means of a photograph itself, seeing the world in black and white and what makes the beauty of it, as well as the use of black and white photography in various fields to evoke the viewer’s emotion....

Last modified: 22nd Dec 2021

Influence of Technology on Artists and Art

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This dissertation aims to examine how technology has changed and influenced artists and their artwork, in the past, present and future....

Last modified: 24th Nov 2021

How has oil-based portrait painting influenced portrait photography?

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This dissertation presents a discussion based on the theme of portraiture and its relationship with mediums such oil-paint and photography....

Last modified: 24th Nov 2021

Changing Nature of the Silhouette in 18th to 19th Century Art

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This dissertation will explore the historical narrative behind the silhouette and discuss its development in line with class theorists....

Last modified: 17th Nov 2021

Origins of Visual Expression in Art

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In this dissertation, I will research the origins of visual expression, firstly asking why was it made, and who was it made for? I will then be looking for the earliest examples of where visual expression was found....

Last modified: 3rd Nov 2021

Analysis of Joseph Cornell's Boxes

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My dissertation explores the power of engagement exerted on the viewer by the boxed constructions of Joseph Cornell....

Last modified: 3rd Nov 2021

How Does Dance, Specifically Bharathanatyam Affect Brain Development?

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The overall purpose of this project is to discern the relationship between dancing and the brain, in particular what impact Bharathanatyam has on brain structure and health....

Last modified: 27th Sep 2021

Russian Folk Dance: History and Relationship with Ballet

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Introduction to a study aiming to understand the concept of Russian folk dance and the reason for conversion of this into Russian Ballet dance....

Last modified: 6th Sep 2021

Drama Dissertation Topics

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We have provided a selection of example drama dissertation topics to help and inspire you in your choice of dissertation topic....

Last modified: 17th Aug 2021

Art Dissertation Topics

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We have provided a selection of example art dissertation topics below to help and inspire you when choosing a topic for your art dissertation....

Last modified: 16th Aug 2021

Art Dissertation Titles

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Art Dissertation Titles. We have provided this selection of example art dissertation titles to help and inspire you....

Last modified: 16th Aug 2021

Literature Review on Teaching Visual Arts in the Digital Media Age

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The purpose of this research study is to learn about the experiences of visual arts teachers in teaching creativity at the high school level....

Last modified: 28th May 2021

Teaching Art in the Age of Digital Media

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The purpose of this study is to understand how high school visual arts educators teach visual arts in the age of digital media....

Last modified: 28th May 2021

Self-discovery and Community Empowerment of Self-identifying Artist, Researcher and Teacher

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION What counts in art’s intensity is the artist’s dedication, passion, enthusiasm, ecstasies, and sweat. There is a devotional focus to what you are doing—an intensive conc...

Last modified: 13th Dec 2019

The Future of London's Museums

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The following research paper investigates the present condition of London’s museums, focusing upon three aspects: their historical development, their present issues and debates, and their strategies...

Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Irish Troubles Political Cartoons: An Analysis

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The political cartoons about the Irish troubles drawn by a number of prominent cartoonists in the early 1970s differed sharply from the cartoons produced by artists during the peace process in the 199...

Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Nature, the Environment and their Uses in Art

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“I name that man an artist who creates forms… I call that man a craftsman who reproduces forms.” Malraux is talking about artists and craftsmen, but might as well be talking about artists and de...

Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

History of Artist Expression in Comic Books

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Comic books, like many art forms, have been co-opted by a hungry consumer capitalist economy which makes a Faustian bargain with its artistic meals: give me your subversive art forms and ideas, this e...

Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Impact of Social and Sexual Changes on Art

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Hair has traditionally been cited as a discernibly female expression of sexuality and beauty, an aesthetic composition that exacerbates a woman’s ability to attract members of the opposite sex w...

Last modified: 11th Dec 2019