Author

Matt Sigmon

Date of Award

4-21-2009

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

Art and Design

First Advisor

George Beasley - Chair

Second Advisor

Susan Richmond

Third Advisor

Ruth Stanford

Abstract

The purpose of this thesis is to extrapolate through research the conceptual underpinnings of a body of artwork created by Matt Sigmon. The thesis explains the work in relation to art historical references to readymade art and the dilemmas that arise when fine art is compared to consumer commodities.

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