Title page for ETD etd-0610103-163750

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Caskanett, Pamela Elizabeth
Author's Email Address pcaska1@lsu.edu
URN etd-0610103-163750
Title Led into Temptation
Degree Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
Department Art
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Michaelene Walsh Committee Chair
Kelli Scott Kelley Committee Member
Michael Crespo Committee Member
Paul Dean Committee Member
Robert Hausey Committee Member
  • cake
  • sugar
  • dessert
  • pottery
  • ceramics
  • sex
Date of Defense 2003-04-24
Availability unrestricted
I am leading the viewer to experience a room full of sinful, sensual and guilty pleasures through a visual feast of sugary excess. I create a tactile environment of anticipation, desire and delight. Using sugary sweet colors, smooth curvaceous forms dressed with spikes, nipples, bumps and knobs, and objects of scale. The objective is to make the viewers salivate, confusing desire with need, leaving them to question, "What is temptation?" A visceral visual sugary landscape is created where food and vessel co-exist, each relying on the other to be complete and fulfilling.
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