- Author(s): Rice, Dorothy Rowena
- Advisor(s): Winer, Andrew
- Goldberg, Tod
- et al.
The thesis is Part One of a novel (work of fiction) titled "Art Saves."
Summary: On the eve of his death, Dessandra Lazar finds understanding and appreciation for the paintings of her father, an enigmatic and uncommunicative man who, despite obvious talent, chose to keep not only his artistic output, but also any explanation for the way he lived his life to himself.