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An exhibition of twenty-three original works of art




Benedict, James Michael, author
Dormer, James T., advisor
Dietemann, David L., committee member
Sanford, Kern, committee member

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The concern of this thesis is a personal translation of light and form into an interplay of forces that animate the objects or shapes beyond the picture plane. This poetic rhythm of object and space is created by delicate intrusions of geometry on the shapes. These intrusions allow the open space and light to penetrate the image or object but do not dictate its specified shape. The images suggest volume, but they are not hallowed out from space; rather they are projected from space through the interaction of light on form. I have examined these elements in terms of organic forms and also mechanical forms.


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Art -- Exhibitions
Light in art


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