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

Contemporary Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2003

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Cahan, Susan, “Inventing the Multicultural Museum: A Critical Study of ‘Harlem on My Mind’” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Erpf, Rosemary, “Susan Rothenberg: Recreating Significance in Late Twentieth-Century Painting” (CUNY, M. Hadler)

Leslie, Richard, “Lawrence Alloway in England: His Criticism in Context” (CUNY, R. Long)

Lindsay, Shana Gallagher, “Marcel Broodthaers (1924–1976): Signing the Self” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Marks, Mary Jo, “Ordinary Pictures and Everyday Language: Photography and Text in 1960s American Art” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Meltzer, Eve, “Art after Words: Conceptualism, Structuralism, and the Dream of the Information World” (UC Berkeley, K. Silverman, A. Wagner)

Merryday, Michaela, “The Relevance of Jürgen Habermas’s Concept of the Public Sphere for Contemporary Art Practices” (Flor¬ida State, K. Bearor)

O’Neill, Rosemary, “École de Nice, 1956–1971” (CUNY, R. Long)

Paice, Kimberly, “Process Art and Pictoriality: Reading the Work of Robert Morris, Rich¬ard Serra, and Robert Smithson” (CUNY, J. Flam)

Patt, Lisa, “That Which Stimulates and Numbs Us: The Museum in the Age of Trauma” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Shannon, Joshua, “Black Market: Materiality, Abstraction and the Built Environment in the New York Avant-Garde, 1958–1962” (UC Berkeley, T. J. Clark, A. Wagner)

Wacks, Debra, “Subversive Humor: The Performance Art of Hannah Wilke, Eleanor Antin, and Adrian Piper” (CUNY, S. Webster)