Category Archives: student research

Robert Mapplethorpe, Imogen Cunningham, and Modernist Photography

The author of this month’s essay, James Adam Sanders, was a student in Art Since 1960 when he wrote it. In the essay, he considers the lasting influence of American modernist photography (as represented by OSU Museum of Art collection … Continue reading

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Karl Umlauf and Industrial Art

This essay was written by Kat Thornton while she was a student in Art Since 1960. Karl Umlauf’s River Retrieval, 1998, in the permanent art collection is a large, expansive, and foreboding piece of art. The feel of industry, of … Continue reading

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Op Art at OSU: Richard Anuszkiewicz and Victor Vasarely

This essay was written by student lopeeta tawde while enrolled in Art Since 1960. Various art movements emerged during the 1960s, the era of minimalism, postmodernism, the Black Arts movement, and the women’s liberation movement. “Optical Art,” more commonly known … Continue reading

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Stephen Rosser, “Thinking Cowboy,” 2003-04

This post was written by student Hillarey Dees while she was enrolled in Art Since 1960. Stephen Rosser was raised on a ranch in Southwest Oklahoma. He was always interested in art, and pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in … Continue reading

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Raymond Gloeckler and Pop Surrealism

This post was written by student Daniel King. Although not often associated with one another, the work of Camille Rose Garcia and Raymond Gloeckler both question the fantasies and foibles of humanity. Garcia, a “lowbrow” artist inspired by the Grimms’ … Continue reading

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Luigi Kasimir, “Austrian Scene (City Entrance to Town),” 1922

This post was written by student Tori Bryant. Artist Luigi Kasimir developed a specific method of colored etching. He was born in 1881 in the town of Pettau, which at the time was in the Austro-Hungarian empire. He attended the … Continue reading

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Jack Coughlin, “James Joyce,” ca. 1975

This post was written by student Amanda Sawyer. Jack Coughlin, an Irish American artist born in 1932, is best known for his portraits of literary figures. He attended the Rhode Island School of Design and enjoyed a successful professional artistic … Continue reading

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