Abstract and figurative elements of the Apocalypse and its representations
Barberis-Page, Irene (2000) Abstract and figurative elements of the Apocalypse and its representations. PhD thesis, Victoria University.Full text for this resource is not available from the Research Repository.
The purpose of this thesis is to open a doorway onto works of art produced by me. The Book of Revelation has influenced my thought and art. This thesis talks about how the works were produced and how I believe they relate to Revelation. In Chapter One I discuss the text of Revelation, its provenance and meanings, and in general terms how it has been received in the world. In Chapter Two I combine an account of my own research visit to libraries, museums and sites of relevant works depicting The Apocalypse, with a discussion of some of the different visual responses to this book over the centuries. In Chapter Three I endeavor to suggest my own partly visual "reading" of Revelation, particularly responding to archetypes and symbols, and leadmg to a number of ideas of the abstract and figurative. In Chapter Four, I discuss the Works of Art produced as the major outcome of this project, in terms of process, content and interaction with The Book of Revelation.
|Item Type:||Thesis (PhD thesis)|
Full-text of thesis and accompanying book (titled "Saying it with flowers") is available in print from the Library.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Bible, New Testament, Relevations, apocalypse, imagery, religious art, Christianity, symbolism, art|
|Subjects:||FOR Classification > 2204 Religion and Religious Traditions
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
FOR Classification > 1905 Visual Arts and Crafts
|Depositing User:||VU Library|
|Date Deposited:||04 Aug 2010 00:26|
|Last Modified:||21 Jan 2016 03:11|
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