Date of Award

Fall 2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

William C. Agee

Second Advisor

Maria Antonella Pelizzari

Academic Program Adviser

Lynda C. Klich


Landscape subjects reappear throughout Abstract Expressionism. Although it is often overlooked, landscapes were perhaps a natural subject for a group of artists that were known to work from their environment. When we focus on the landscape subjects, we gain a better understanding of Abstract Expressionism and its place within the canon of American art.



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