Date of Award

Spring 5-9-2017

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Lynda Klich

Second Advisor

Cynthia Hahn

Academic Program Adviser

Nebahat Avcioglu


The Argentinian artist Xul Solar traveled Europe from 1912-1924, where he devoured knowledge from numerous sources, infusing his artwork with his personal spiritual beliefs along the way. An examination of the materiality of the subject matter, such as the clothing and figuration of the characters, in these early works allows for a deeper understanding of the development and meaning of the artist’s vision.



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