Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Lisa Corinne Davis

Second Advisor

Howard Singerman

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


This essay discusses my paintings alongside Merleau-Ponty's theories of perception and the history of form and color in painting. The relationship between perception and color is examined in the work of Paul Cézanne, Hans Hofmann, and Luis Barragán, along with Henri Matisse's Chapel of the Rosary.

Included in

Painting Commons



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