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Visibility & Control in the Vendee

Description: This article uses fieldwork and the concept of relative aging to argue that the system of canals within the Vendee region of western France were begun in the tenth and eleventh centuries in conjunction with the Maillezais Abbey relocation and rebuilding.
Date: 2016
Creator: Deines, Dory & Wilson-Chavez, Owen
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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The Lady of the Marshes: Place, Identity, and Coudrette’s Mélusine in Late-Medieval Poitou

Description: This article discusses the use of the poetic romance, Mélusine or Le Roman de Parthenay, as a tale of identity, place, and the foundational role of women in the creation of dynastic, land-based legacies, supported through visual imagery analysis and theoretical models from cultural geography.
Date: 2016
Creator: Thompson, Shana
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Geography, Archaeology, Art History: A Case Study for a Multidisciplinary Approach to Mapping Architectural Heritage

Description: This article examines how technology may be incorporated into an art historical research program, through a cross-disciplinary project combining the visual methodologies of the art historian with the technical tack of the geographer.
Date: 2009
Creator: McCarty, Kim; Gregory, Britteny & Abel, Mickey S.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[artwork made of handmade paper and screen printed silk]

Description: The artwork depicts a horizontally situated composition and is reinforced on the left and top sides by a wide gray gradated border. Emerging from the bottom edge is a wide, green curve that recedes into the distance. At the right is an open grid shape and behind that a large pink textured circle. Two small cloud like shapes float in the background.
Date: 1987~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The Light from a Shoji Window

Description: The horizontally arranged artwork depicts a circle in the foreground left corner and window grid type images in the middle and background. A pale gray stair image dominates the central portion of the composition.
Date: 1985~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Daybreak

Description: The horizontally placed artwork depicts a rectangular frame shape floating in the upper portion of the image. Receding into the distance are parallel horizontal lines created from textured paper in blues and browns. A vertical ladder shape is in the middle ground next to some silhouette gray geometric shapes reminiscent of buildings.
Date: 1985~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[artwork of handmade paper on silk satin]

Description: The long horizontal artwork depicts geometric shaped borders floating through the structured space. Loose ribbon shapes float among and between the geometric shapes. The colors are muted in blue, brown, green and pink tones.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[handmade paper on silk artwork]

Description: This horizontally arranged artwork consists of both geometric and ribbon shapes floating through the space from side to side. Frame shapes move at different angles and are connected by stripes in the background and two reddish ribbons weaving through the geometric shapes.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[ribbon through the grid circles]

Description: A red ribbon floats through and connects a series of circles within which are grid patterns. Also floating through the space are several pale rectangular shapes. the work is horizontally situated as is the movement of the ribbon. The colors are muted blues, purples, pinks and red.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

CO 06-1

Description: This painting consists of a white background with many curved multi-colored lines and heavy linear texture.
Date: 2006
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

CP 06-2

Description: This oil painting has a predominately white background and many circular multi-colored lines with heavy linear texture.
Date: 2006
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Number 154

Description: This painting with a predominately white background contains many multi-colored curved and jagged vertical lines with heavy linear texture.
Date: 2006
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Number 155

Description: This painting has a predominately white background and includes many multi-colored jagged lines and heavy linear texture.
Date: 2006
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Number 165

Description: This horizontal panel has a predominately white background with many multi-colored curved and jagged lines with heavy linear texture.
Date: 2007
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Number 168

Description: This square painting consists of a light green background and many curved multi-colored lines and heavy texture.
Date: 2007
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Number 169

Description: This vertical painting is predominately purple and has many multi-colored curved and jagged lines with heavy linear texture.
Date: 2007
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[ribbon through the squares and circles]

Description: This artwork has a light background and is horizontally oriented. Several rectangular frame shapes float in the space with a large circular form in the center. A long blue ribbon floats through the space connecting the geometric shapes. The colors are muted rose pinks and purples with various shades of muted browns. The ribbon is a strong teal color.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[handmade paper bowl]

Description: The bowl shape constructed of handmade paper is decorated by floating geometric shapes and muted pinks, oranges, blues, grays and browns.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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