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

Critical Theory/Gender Studies/Visual Studies
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

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De la Rosa, Gabriella, “Picturing the Colonial Enlightenment: Race, Identity, and Difference in French Visual Culture, 1682–1804” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

De Souza, C. Roberto, “And Love Will Live for Ever: The Narrative Structure of the Fotonovela” (UC Santa Barbara, U. Keller)

Emerling, John A., “The Gesture of Collecting: Walter Benjamin and Contemporary Aesthetics” (UCLA, D. Preziosi)

Evans, Kim, “The Geography of Feminist Art Criticism: A Genealogical History of Feminist Discourses on Art, 1971–1981” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Horiuchi, Lynne, “Dislocations and Relocations: The Built Environments of Japanese American Internment” (USC, B. Robertson)

Howie, Elizabeth, “The Courtly Exotics of the Photograph: Photography, Desire, and Ab¬sence and the Nineteenth-Century Theorization of Courtly Love” (UNC, C. Mavor)

Johnson Bidler, Tiffany, “Inheriting Art History: Inheritance, Reproduction, and Legitimacy in American Art” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Lutz, Eric, “The Architect’s Eye: R. M. Schindler and His Photography” (UC Santa Barbara, U. Keller)

Marie, Annika, “The Most Radical Act: Working toward a Materialist Aesthetic in Theodor Adorno, Harold Rosenberg, Barnett Newman, and Ad Reinhardt” (UT Austin, A. Reyn¬olds, R. Shiff)

Martin, Meredith, “Marie Antoinette’s Hameau and Female Subjectivity in Eighteenth-Century Pleasure Diaries” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

McAuliffe, Michael, “Connoisseurship in the Twentieth Century: The János Scholz Collection of Italian Old Master Drawings: A Case Study” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Millett, Ann, “Spectacular Spectacles: The Disabled Body on Display in Contemporary Art” (UNC, C. Mavor)

Montgomery, John, “Visions before Midnight: Theory and Practice in Art History” (New Mexico, F. Clancy)

Oliver, Lisa, “The Logic of Advertising: Foucault, Visual Culture, and the Production of Subjectivity” (Brown, K. S. Champa)

Peariso, Craig, “Figures of Opposition: Myth and Revolution in Late 1960s America” (SUNY Stony Brook, J. Katz)

Persinger, Cindy, “The Politics of Style: Meyer Schapiro, Race, and the Methods of Art History” (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Ricciardelli, Lucia, “Packaging the Past for the Spectator: The Status of the Photographic Image in Contemporary Documentary Practice” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Solomon-Godeau)

Schertz, Peter, “Marsyas Contended: The Figure of Marsyas in Roman Art, Politics, and Religion” (USC, J. Pollini)

Stryker, Eric, “Reconstruction and Visual Culture in 1950s London” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Vorano, Norman, “The Construction of Inuit Art: Modernism, Material Culture, and the Public Imagination” (Rochester, J. Berlo)

Zuromskis, Catharine, “Private Photographs, Public Contexts: Snapshot Culture in the Public Sphere” (Rochester, D. Crimp)