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

Performance Studies
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2008

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Dees, Janet, "The Evidence of Things Not Seen: Performance Art as Art History"(Delaware, A.Gibson)

Johnston-Keane, Kathy, “Caravaggio’s Drama: Art, Theater, Literature, and Religion during Italy’s ‘Spanish Age’” (Pittsburgh, A. Sutherland Harris)

Kuo, Michelle, "To Avoid the Waste of a Cultural Revolution: Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), 1966–1979" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Lima, Benjamin, "Wolf Vostell's Décollage and the Forms of Destruction, 1958–1972" (Yale, D. Joselit)

Ming, Leta, “’Art is anything you can get away with’: Tom Marioni and Bay Area Conceptualism, 1968–1979” (USC, R. Meyer)

Myers, Cerise, “The Visible Posthuman: Envisioning Agency for the Cybernetic Self in Digital Culture” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Richter, Marianne, "Merged Identities: The Transformation of the Artist's Persona, 1960–1980" (UIC, P. Hales and H. Higgins)

Richter, Petra, “Tu Tumbao–Iconography of the Rumba Complex: AfroCuban Expressive Culture and Embodied Philosophy” (Yale, R. Thompson)

Schuld, Dawna, “Nothing to Look At: Art as Situation and Its NeuroPsychological Implications” (Chicago, B. Stafford)

Stanek, Damon, “Seeing the Light: A History of the Projected Image in the Gallery (1963–Present)” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Trotman, Nat, “Performance, Ritual and Multimedia in 1970s Body Art” (CUNY, A. Chave)