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  • A Research on excess of media in social life, its reflections on art, and its pictorial resolution 

    Doğudan, Zeynep (Bilkent University, 1994)
    This thesis aims to investigate the overload situation of media, which causes changes in perceiving the external world directly. At the same time, the thesis discusses the reversed functions of mass media and the changes ...
  • Tunisian tiles: Ottoman inspiration from the 16th to the 19th centuries 

    Kura, Nermin (Bilkent University, 1995)
    The span of time stretching between the end of the 16th and the end of the 19th centuries marks the period in which Tunisia was included within the boundaries of the Ottoman Empire. The tile ateliers which flourished in ...
  • Ephemerality in contemporary art 

    Göktan, Zeynep Zeren (Bilkent University, 1999)
    In this study an aspect of “ephemerality” in contemporaiy art is analyzed. In this respect, while Land Art and Installation art are underlined in relation to a variety of concepts, like site-specificity, process, and ...
  • Bodiless art 

    Selen, Eser (Bilkent University, 1999)
    This research is derived from the notion of body in recent art, which may be thought within a concept of bodilessness. The aim of the study is to evaluate the answer(s) to the question “How is this bodilessness possible, ...
  • The poetic geography 

    Türkyılmaz, Mürüvvet (Bilkent University, 1999)
    In this study, Dada and Surrealism movements are analysed and compared with each other in accordance with historical, social, economical and political conditions. Especially, the techniques of Automatic Writing and Automatic ...
  • Signification of the artwork in relation to its placement within space 

    Özseçen, Ebru (Bilkent University, 1996)
    The goal of this thesis is to research the relationship between artwork and spaces. There are different approaches to the meaning that space and art work add to each other. These works come to life within the space in which ...
  • Content and form analyses within the frame of neo expressionist trend 

    Okur, Elif FTolun (Bilkent University, 1994)
    This thesis is aimed at discussing neo-expressionism which has become one of the most prevailing forms of expression that is still popular since the 1980s. First the structure and progression of neo-expressionism is ...
  • Uses of the human body as the object of the artwork and its pictorial solutions 

    Sağlam, Sefa (Bilkent University, 1993)
    This thesis tries to discuss the conditions of the relationship between art work and its producer together with the question of ‘outside’ of the artwork. This declaration is to discuss and to think about the artwork after ...
  • A pictorial representation within a postmodern manner 

    Avşar, Vahap (Bilkent University, 1992)
    The thesis aims to analyze the postmodern debate which has been subject of intense debate in the western societies in particular. The thesis discusses the postmodern discourse, and constitutes a body of theoretical work ...