Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Fragmented: Moving Away from Control
by Ferreira, Tyler J., M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2010, 11; 1486638
Abstract (Summary)

My project titled Fragmented: Moving Away From Control contains five triptych lithographs, as well as five mixed media mezzotint, intaglio prints. Human language concretely labels and defines all the physical objects we perceive. In turn, we are constantly trying to make visual and spatial sense of the objects that surround us. Through my processes and subject matter I am more concerned with revealing the unquantifiable, as opposed to the creation of a set story or plot. I consider myself an artist who makes prints that are influenced by the precepts of Surrealism and Abstraction. Stone lithography is my primary medium. I work through my unconscious and try to stray away from recognizable imagery.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Sexauer, Roxanne D.
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 49/02M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Fine arts
Keywords: Intaglio prints, Lithography, Original artwork
Publication Number: 1486638
ISBN: 978-1-124-27986-2
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