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Larby, Kate (1990) [Documentation for Master of Fine Arts]. Coursework Master thesis, University of Tasmania.

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Abstract

It is not uncommon to hear the cry raised that "sculpture intimidates people", as a
response or almost an accusation from sculptors and their sympathizers to those who
are not of this group. The reply is often that... "sculpture is what you fall over when
you step back to look at a painting", (an idea you fall over in the dark and similar).
With this paper I am examining the facts that lie behind such comments from the
psychological, sociological and historical viewpoints, rather than accepting them as
pieces of repartee, as closed issues, or dismissing it all merely as low level altercation
between the proponents of opposing types of art. I am endeavouring to show the
substance of the statement as it becomes a real consideration rather than a dismissable
remark.

Item Type: Thesis (Coursework Master)
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Copyright 1991 the Author - The University is continuing to endeavour to trace the copyright owner(s) and in the meantime this item has been reproduced here in good faith. We would be pleased to hear from the copyright owner(s).

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Thesis (M.F.A.)--University of Tasmania, 1991. Includes bibliographical references

Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2014 02:37
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