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

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2003

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Bertha, Rev. Joseph, “The Illustration of the Akathist Hymn at the Ferapontov Monastery” (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

Bond, Sarah Carrig, “Studies of the Romanesque Sculpture of Saint-Pierre de Mozac in Auvergne: Location and Meaning” (Harvard, J. Hamburger)

Cunningham, Dawn, “(Re-)Constructing a Passion: The Pontile of Modena Cathedral” (Ohio State, C. Verzar)

Duran-McClure, Michelle, “Style, Ideology, and Identity: Issues of Patronage and Courtly Culture in the Work of Simone Martini” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Ayres)

Ferguson, Carol M., “The Visual Culture of the Court of King Edward (959–975)” (Temple, E. Bolman)

Hearne, K. Michelle, “Anne de Bretagne (r. 1491–1514): Images of Medieval Queenship in Early Modern France” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Wilson)

Jekely, Zsombor, “Art and Patronage in Medieval Hungary: The Frescoes of the Augustinian Church at Siklós” (Yale, W. Cahn)

Langmead, Alison, “The Architectural Landscape of Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century South-Central France” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Lee, Jennifer M., “Signs of Affinity: Canterbury Pilgrims’ Signs Contextualized, 1171–1538” (Emory, E. Pastan)

Ludwick, Sister Rosemary, “The Master of St. Augustine: Studies in Late Medieval Style and Iconography” (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou El-Haj)

Luyster, Amanda, “Courtly Images Far from Court: The Family Saint-Floret, Representation, and Romance” (Harvard, J. Hamburger)

Mittman, Asa, “Living at the Edge of the World: Monstrosity and Marginality in Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts and Beyond” (Stanford, S. Lewis)

Monroe, Elizabeth, “Images of Synagoga as Christian Discourse (1000–1215)” (USC, C. Malone)

Munk, Ana, “‘Pallid Corpses in Golden Coffins’: Relics, Reliquaries and Art of Relic Cults in the Adriatic Rim” (University of Washington, J. Snow-Smith)

Overbey, Karen, “The Space of the Holy Body: Relics and Reliquaries in Medieval Ireland” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Papillo, Paul J., “Illuminating the Comedy: Artistic Strategy and Rhetoric in the Pierpont Morgan Library’s MS M676 and Botticelli’s Dante” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Pongracz, Patricia Colbert, “Monastic Architecture and Royal Patronage in Thirteenth-Century France: The Convent of Saint-Jean-aux-Bois” (Brown, S. Bonde)

Sails, Lauree, “Giotto’s Cleansing of the Temple and Pact of Judas: Iconography and Meaning in the Scrovegni Chapel” (Maryland, College Park, D. Denny)

Shoaf, Matthew, “Image, Envy, Power: Art and Communal Life in The Age of Giotto” (Chicago, L. Seidel)

Stanford, Charlotte, “Building Civic Pride: Strasbourg Cathedral from 1300 to 1349” (Penn State, E. Smith)