Date of Award

Spring 4-26-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Joachim Pissarro

Second Advisor

Howard Singerman

Academic Program Adviser

Maria Antonella Pelizzari


Despite strong similarities in Sherrie Levine’s and Jeff Koons’s art, a comparative exploration of their work has never been undertaken. To draw a comparison between Levine and Koons, while redressing the critical and public perception of their art, I reconsider the nature of three pivotal concepts—criticality, audience, and desire.

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Art Practice Commons



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