Date of Award

Summer 8-5-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

William C. Agee

Second Advisor

Maria Antonella Pelizzari

Academic Program Adviser

Maria Antonella Pelizzari


Albert York (American, 1928–2009) is said to have created approximately 250 paintings. Along with a biographical study, a selective analysis of the over 90 flower paintings is conducted through historical, comparative, and analytical investigations. The floral works are definitive touchstones of York's artistic growth and remain rich with symbolic content.



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