Abstraction : on ambiguity and semiosis in abstract painting

Daws, Joseph H. (2014) Abstraction : on ambiguity and semiosis in abstract painting. PhD by Creative Works, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

Drawing on the fields of philosophy, phenomenology, art history and theory as well as the candidate's own painting practice, this PhD explores the nature of ambiguity and semiosis in contemporary abstract painting. The thesis demonstrates how the aesthetic qualities of pause and rupture, transition and slippage work emergently to break established clichés, habits and intentions in the experiencing of abstract painting and artistic practice.

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ID Code: 67445
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Creative Works)
Supervisor: Mafe, Daniel & Pennings, Mark
Keywords: abstract, ambiguity, /cloud/, contemporary, latency, painting, transition, semiosis, Damisch, Verwoert
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 19 Feb 2014 02:20
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2015 22:29

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