Date of Award

Summer 5-17-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Michael Lobel

Second Advisor

Thierry de Duve

Academic Program Adviser

Maria Antonella Pelizzari


Mary Corse has always maintained her position on the periphery, and her work has generally been excluded from art historical scholarship. This study illuminates the ways in which the first two decades of Corse’s practice were in fact in dynamic dialogue with broader impulses and concurrent trends operating at the time.



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