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'n Vergelykende ondersoek na die uitbeelding van identiteit in gekose dokumentasie van die Performance art-werke van Cindy Sherman en Berni Searle / A. Bekker

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dc.contributor.author Bekker, Ané
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-29T06:45:44Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-29T06:45:44Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/2310
dc.description Thesis (M.A. (History of Arts))--North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2008.
dc.description.abstract In this dissertation two art works of two female artists, Cindy Sherman and Berni Searle, are analysed comparatively using a method developed in semiotics. The artworks of Sherman that are used in this dissertation forms part of her Untitled Film Stills series and the artworks of Searle that are discussed forms part of her Looking Back series. The artworks and artists are contextualised within the postmodernism and within the realm of performance art. The study focuses on and discusses the way in which these two artists depict identity in their artworks. In Sherman's artworks this identity is linked to a Western, white identity. In contrast with this, the identity that Searle depicts is linked to an African, coloured identity. The study is concluded by a comparative summary of the different identities Sherman and Searle represent in their artworks as well as the way in which they represent these identities.
dc.publisher North-West University
dc.subject Performance art en
dc.subject Cindy Sherman en
dc.subject Berni Searle en
dc.subject Identity en
dc.subject Postmodernism en
dc.subject Documentation en
dc.subject Untitled filmstills series en
dc.subject Looking back series en
dc.subject Semiotics en
dc.title 'n Vergelykende ondersoek na die uitbeelding van identiteit in gekose dokumentasie van die Performance art-werke van Cindy Sherman en Berni Searle / A. Bekker en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.thesistype Masters


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