Thesis icon

Thesis

Stars in their eyes: contemporary artists' expressions of fandom and how fan identities influence art

Abstract:

Fandom is, as scholars in relevant areas of Media Studies and Sociology attest, a vibrant aspect of contemporary culture and influential in individuals' expression and construction of their identities. This thesis examines and endeavours to challenge how fandom, defined as "emotionally involved consumption of a given popular narrative or text," is conceived and received in contemporary art. It addresses misconceptions about art by four artists who explicitly express their fan identities in...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Department:
History of Art,Department of

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:091a5028-942a-44f5-a2fd-5374d81d1621
Local pid:
ora:11471

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP