Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Chinese Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

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Auyeung, Poyin, “Critical Spatial Responses to Urban Redevelopment in Beijing and Shanghai: Art in Public Spaces, 1978–1998” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Beckman, Joy, “Layers of Being: Bodies, Objects, and Spaces in Chu Burials from the Fourth Century BCE” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Beningson, Susan, “Shaping Sacred Space: Early Buddhist Caves and Their Interaction with Ritual Architecture and Artistic Programs of Tombs in Fifth-Century China” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Chang, Chin-Sung, “Mountains and Rivers, Pure and Splendid: Wang Hui (1632–1717) and the Making of Landscape Panoramas in Early Qing China” (Yale, R. Barnhart)

Chang, Han-Yun, “He Tianjian and the Traditional Painting Revival Movement” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Chen, Yun-Chiahn, “From ‘Returning to the Past’ to Antiquarianism: Song Discourse on Antiquity” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Debreczeny, Karl, “Ethnicity and Esoteric Power: Negotiating the Sino-Tibetan Synthesis in Ming Buddhist Painting” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Earnshaw, Connie V., “Ming Illustrations of Bai Juyi’s Tang Poem Pipa Xing” (Washington, J. Silbergeld)

Foong, Ping, “Monumental and Intimate Landscape by Guo Xi” (Princeton, W. Fong)

Giuffrida, Noelle, “Representing Zhenwu [the Perfected Warrior] in Late Imperial China” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Han, Hyonjeong, “He Tianjian (1891–1977) and the Defense of Guohua” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Huang, Bingyi, “Reading Mawangdui” (Yale, D. Sensabaugh)

Huang, Yun-Ju Michelle, “Dunhuang Cave #446: The Embodiment of Hua-yen Buddhism” (Wisconsin, J. Murray)

Kim, Sunkyung, “Buddhist Image and Text at Anyang Caves during the Late Sixth Century” (Duke, S. Abe)

Lai, Yu-Chih, “Reveal the Hidden: Chinese Art and Japanese Material Culture in Shanghai, 1842–1895” (Yale, R. Barnhart)

Lau, Chak Kwong, “Ding Jing (1695–1765): Art, Hangzhou, and the Foundation of the Xi-ling Identity” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Martin, Hui Wang, “Guangsheng Monastery: The Study of Its Art and Architecture from a Ming Perspective” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Park, Jae-Suk, “The Rustic Image and Cult of Su Shi: Su Shi Wearing Bamboo Hat and Clogs” (Wisconsin, J. Murray)

Park, Jong Phil, “Ensnaring the Public Eye: the Practice and Knowledge of Art in Late Ming Painting Manuals (1550–1644)” (Michigan, M. Powers)

Rasmussen, Kenneth, “Wang Shen (born ca. 1048) and Landscape Painting among the Elite in Northern Song China, 1069–1120)” (Yale, R. Barnhart)

Shin, Seojeong, “The Prints and Paintings of the Seventeenth-Century Chinese Artist Xiao Yuncong (1596–1673)” (Maryland, J. Kuo)

Wetherell, Ann, “Shen Zhou (1427–1509) and the Rise of Literati Flower and Bird Painting in the Ming Dynasty” (Oregon, C. Lachman)

Yao, Erica, “Qing Court Systems of Display: Visual and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century China” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Yen, Shou-Chih Isaac, “Xu Wei’s Zahua (Miscellaneous-Subject Painting): A Study of Genres” (Yale, D. Sensabaugh)

Yu, Shuishan, “The National Grand Theatre: Architecture and Changing Ideals in the People’s Republic of China” (Washington, M. Clausen)