Pop Baroque

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My objective was to make a body of work that used baroque sensibilities with my own connections to popular culture. A series of mixed media works and one installation were created that infused baroque motifs with present popular design. My interpretation of the presence of the Baroque was expanded by using vivid colors, textures, patterns and designs collected from my environment during an investigation of the theatrical fantasies of popular culture. I expected to make work that could be approached conceptually from different angles, while being seductive on the surface.

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Gassiraro, Jennifer May 2003.

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My objective was to make a body of work that used baroque sensibilities with my own connections to popular culture. A series of mixed media works and one installation were created that infused baroque motifs with present popular design. My interpretation of the presence of the Baroque was expanded by using vivid colors, textures, patterns and designs collected from my environment during an investigation of the theatrical fantasies of popular culture. I expected to make work that could be approached conceptually from different angles, while being seductive on the surface.

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Gassiraro, Jennifer. Pop Baroque, thesis, May 2003; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc4216/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .