Browsing Visual Arts by Issue Date

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  • Buys, Jakoba Cornelia (University of Pretoria, 1995)
    A number of the dimensions of human experience are considered in this study: on the one hand we try to understand something behind the mystery of art and aesthetic experience, and on the other hand man's need for fulfillment, ...
  • Dreyer, Tessa (University of Pretoria, 1996)
    Die ondersoek na die voorkoms en uitbeelding van spesifiek die stillewemotief in die SuidAfrikaanse grafiese kuns, is gegrond op die navorser se persoonlike belangstelling in die kunstenaar se keuse betreffende die tema ...
  • Wolfaardt, Christel (University of Pretoria, 1996)
    In this study Disneyland is analysed as a model for the creation of an aesthetic of Postmodern consumer culture, hyperreality and semiotic content. It explores Postmodern society and its visual art preferences, whilst ...
  • Combrinck, J.C. (University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Die ondersoek na die moontlike terapeutiese uitwerking van humor en satire in die visuele kunste is gemotiveer deur die navorser se persoonlike belangstelling in sielkunde en sosiologie, en die verband wat daar bestaan ...
  • Miller, Gwenneth (University of Pretoria, 1997)
    This dissertation examines the sublime and the context in which it evolved. To explore the changes that have taken place, the investigation around this concept has been situated within three moments: Romanticism, Modernism ...
  • Pretorius, Annette Sophia (University of Pretoria, 1998)
    Die doel van die tesis is om vas te stel of skilder die skilder se visuele waameming beinvloed. In die eerste plek om hierdie stelling te bewys, moet kousaliteit bewys word. Twee moontlikhede van kousaliteit bestaan. ...
  • Visser, S.J. (University of Pretoria, 1999)
    As 'n persoon uit 'n afgelee plattelandse gebied wat deels in 'n Derdewereld-kultuur beweeg, blootgestel word aan artikels en programme van die duiselingwekkende moontlikhede wat modeme tegnologie bied, kan daar baie maklik ...
  • Opperman, Johannes Arnoldus (University of Pretoria, 1999)
    Die illusie van beweging, oftewel animasie, het die mens oor eeue heen gefassineer. In hoofstuk 1 het ek die chronologie van film-en animasietegnieke, asook die werking en soorte animasie aan die hand van voorbeelde ...
  • Duffey, Alexander Edward (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2002)
    This essay attempts to reconstruct the ten missing years in the life of the well-known South African sculptor, Anton van Wouw, from the end of the Anglo-Boer War to the end of 1910 when he received the commission to make ...
  • Dreyer, Elfriede (Unisa Press, 2002-09)
    In this article, representations of "real" are investigated in selected technological contexts. It is maintained that, at present, the prevalent technological sophistication in art-making processes creates diffused boundaries ...
  • Viljoen, Estella (University of Pretoria, 2003)
    This thesis offers a reading of GQ South Africa 2000, the first glossy men’s magazine to be launched in South Africa (in 2000). It traces the possible iconographical genealogy of glossy men’s magazines to canonical erotic ...
  • Viljoen, Stella (Tydskrif vir Letterkunde Assosiasie, 2004)
    In 1873 Benjamin Disraeli could bemoan, "[a]n author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother who talks about her own children." Today, however, authorship is a consumable that demands endless promoting ...
  • Pretorius, Jacqueline Deirdre (University of Pretoria, 2004)
    All forms of material practice, including design, overtly or covertly manifest and reflect an inescapable ideological grounding. The overt display of an ideological point of view in design is defined as propaganda, the ...
  • Du Preez, Amanda (Tydskrif vir Letterkunde Assosiasie, 2004)
    This article traces the relation between bungee jumping as eXtreme sport and the experience culture that we live in. It is argued that the sublime has been commodified to suit consumers' preferences and choices. The higher ...
  • Dreyer, Elfriede (Unisa Press, 2005-04)
    In this article, the construct of the city is interpreted as a technological, artificial environment as well as a gendered construct. Within this context, depictions of the archetypal city dweller and the gaze in the urban ...
  • Reid, Julie Barbara Jane (University of Pretoria, 2005-10-11)
    This dissertation analyses the extent to which dominant political ideologies generate meanings in television news texts. The working process of the television news system and the manner in which television news constructs ...
  • Niemand, Ella Catharina (University of Pretoria, 2005-11-08)
    This dissertation is an explorative study into the influence of the Internet, as new communication technology, on the cinema industry. The study aimed to show that the nature of the Internet not only serves as the basis ...
  • Viljoen, Stella (Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    This article investigates aspects of the cultural and gendered conceptualisation of the Afrikaner 'imagined community' as depicted on the covers of Huisgenoot in the 1950s. The reason this article is concerned with the ...
  • Van Zyl, H.M.; Van Zyl, Ria (Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    During April 2005 visual communication designers took part in an International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) Interdesign that addressed the topic of sustainable rural transport in the North West ...
  • Sauthoff, Marian Dene (Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    This article contextualises the typographic project, chronicles the type design process and offers some observations and comments on the design outcome. To this end it briefly considers the thinking underpinning the ...