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The Metaphysics of Space: Painting a Body of Light

Whateley, Elaine Grace


This investigation explores an invitation to the metaphysical—to the spiritual—through the visual language of painting. As an abstract painter and a person of faith, abstraction affords me a contemporary, non-prescriptive language for my thesis; above all it offers me the potential to explore space and light as both subject and medium in this project. This research builds on the tradition of Western religious painting—where three-dimensional space is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-08
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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