Date of Award

Spring 5-13-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Howard Singerman

Second Advisor

Lynda Klich

Academic Program Adviser

Antonella Pelizzari


An examination of Senga Nengudi's relationship to Feminism, Postminimalism, and the Black Arts Movement. This thesis argues that, while her work overlapped with those three movements and tendencies, she ultimately expanded each of them to absorb greater sets of cultural references and formal criteria into their makeup.



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