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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

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painting, representation, composition, figurative, technique


This thesis is an exploration of various issues concerning composition in painting. In it I take a step by step approach to advancing the compositional thought process. Within that exploration the central issues of painting are confronted and expanded upon.


First Advisor

Richard Yarde

Second Advisor

Patricia Lasch

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