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Ring and I

Title: The Ring and I: What Appears as the Work of Carlos Amorales.
Name(s): Marrier, Bethany L., author
Flores, Tatiana, professor directing thesis
Jolles, Adam, committee member
Herrera, Robinson, committee member
Department of Art History, degree granting department
Florida State University, degree granting institution
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2006
Publisher: Florida State University
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Florida
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: This thesis examines the work of contemporary Mexican artist Carlos Amorales dealing with the theme of lucha libre, professional Mexican wrestling. It assess the critical literature on the subject and offers new avenues of interpretation. Specifically, I relate Amorales' lucha libre works to critical theories on the spectacle, performance art, wrestling, and the semantic framework E-Prime as a means of clarifying misinterpretations in the surrounding discourse on the artist. In this vein, I pay close attention to the sport of lucha libre itself as a historical and cultural entity in Mexico and propose a method for broadening the artist's interpretive audience.
Identifier: FSU_migr_etd-2722 (IID)
Submitted Note: A Thesis submitted to the Department of Art History in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts.
Degree Awarded: Spring Semester, 2006.
Date of Defense: March 24, 2006.
Keywords: E-Prime, Lucha Libre, Carlos Amorales, Contemporary Mexican Art
Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Advisory Committee: Tatiana Flores, Professor Directing Thesis; Adam Jolles, Committee Member; Robinson Herrera, Committee Member.
Subject(s): Art -- History
Architecture -- History
Archaeology -- History
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Owner Institution: FSU

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