Date of Award

Spring 5-20-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Daniel Bozhkov

Second Advisor

Joachim Pissarro


The whiteness of this work proposes a state of preparation for the painting to begin. However, it is the lighting of the room that completes it, adding a wider range of tones. The white wall of the gallery is also incorporated into the work by the opening slit. Additionally, the slit becomes a contrapposto pose, showing the space between bent knees as found in paintings of Saint Sebastian.

Included in

Painting Commons



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