Title page for ETD etd-04102010-012947

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Yea, Jungrim
Author's Email Address jyea1@lsu.edu
URN etd-04102010-012947
Title Over the Rim: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?
Degree Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
Department Art
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Crespo, Michael Committee Chair
Bower, Gerald Committee Member
Johns, Christopher Committee Member
Kelley, Kelli Scott Committee Member
Wang, Michelle Committee Member
  • spiritual space
  • moon
  • eternal
  • iceberg
  • oil painting
Date of Defense 2010-04-01
Availability unrestricted
My paintings are about the short span of human existence in comparison with the rhythms of the eternal cosmos based on Christianity. To illustrate this, I explored the icons of the moon (soul) and the iceberg (physical body). The painting technique used is the juxtaposition of passages of heavy impasto with thin glazes of earthly monochromatic colors, which represent time and age. I am seeking a depth of spiritual space. My works consists of ten large-scale oil paintings on masonite/canvas, and a series of small oil paintings on panels. In order to represent the unpredictable fate of human beings, I sometimes work on separate and bendable panels.
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