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

Nineteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2008

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Anderson, Catherine, "Embodiments of Empire: Figuring Race in Late Victorian Painting" (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Barenscott, Dorothy, “Founding and Finding Modern Hungary in Fin de Siècle Budapest” (University of British Columbia, M. Ryan)

Becker, Colleen, “Competing Representations: The “Volk” in German Visual Culture, 1890–1900” (Columbia, A. Higonnet)

Bible, Ann Vollmann, "Cakewalking into Representation: Gabriele Münter's America Travels (1898–1900) and Art of Dailiness" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Drozdek, Justyna, “A Taste for Paris: The Modernist Dialogue between France and ‘Young Poland,’ 1890–1914” (Case Western Reserve, A. Helmreich)

Enderle, Melanie, "The Canvas as Stage: The Spectacle of New York City Popular Entertainment, ca. 1895–ca. 1940" (University of Washington, S. Casteras)

Galvez, Paul, "The Landscape-as-Body in Modernist Painting" (Columbia, J. Crary)

Goodin, Alexis, “‘Egypts’ in England: The Representation of Ancient Egypt at the Sydenham Crystal Palace” (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Hendrickson, Laura, “Against Photography: The Idea of Music in Pre-Raphaelite Visual Reform” (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Hereford, Kimberly, "The Fashionable Disease: Illness, Spiritualism, and Victorian Femininity in British and American Art" (University of Washington, S. Casteras)

Korkow, Cory, "Queenship and the Construction of National Identity in Nineteenth-Century British Visual Culture" (Virginia, D. Fordham)

Napolitano, Laura Groves, "Nurturing Change: Lilly Martin Spencer's Images of Children" (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Niell, Paul, "'Bajo su sombra': The Narration and Reception of Colonial Urban Space in Early Nineteenth-Century Havana, Cuba" (University of New Mexico, R. Hernandez-Dúran)

Plotek, Ariel, “Allegory in the Age of Realism: Monumental Sculpture in France, 1848–1880” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Stewart, Lee, "Judging by Appearances: How Physiognomy Influenced Nineteenth-Century French Portraiture" (Columbia, R. Brilliant)