Date of Award

Summer 2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Howard Singerman

Second Advisor

Joachim Pissarro

Academic Program Adviser

Antonella Pelizzari


Hans Hofmann (1888-1966) produced over one thousand black and white drawings during his early and mid-career before becoming known as a master of color and abstraction. This text examines landscape drawings made from 1928-1935 that evidence the role of nature, new perceptual theories, and embodied vision in his artistic development.



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