Fine and Performing Arts Honors
Date of Award
Andrew Scott Ross
Thesis Professor Department
Art and Design
Kelly Porter, David Dixon,
The current culture of commodity fetishism that surrounds both modern art and tattoos are disproportionately a part of the perpetuation of an artificial sense of society and community. It promotes the notion that by simply by inking the deeper layers of their skin or by spending millions on a painting that somehow one becomes elevated and enters an elite space, or club, of people like them.
East Tennessee State University
Honors Thesis - Open Access
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Maiden, Shelby, "The Commodity Club: Commodity Fetishism in Modern Art and Tattoos" (2018). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 467. https://dc.etsu.edu/honors/467
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