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

Art of the United States
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2009

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Anderson, Virginia, “‘A State of Anxious Uncertainty’: The Critical Reception of Jasper Johns” (Boston, C. Jones, G. Williams)

Andrus, Timothy, “Stuart Davis’s Art Theory, 1920–1928” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Applegate, Heidi, “Staging Modernism at the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Archino, Sarah, “Rewriting the Narrative of Dada in New York, 1910–1926” (CUNY, R. Long)

Aukeman, Anastasia, “The Rat Bastard Protective Association: Bruce Conner and His San Francisco Cohort, 1958–68” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Bailey, Matthew, “Turbulent Bodies: Disruptive Materiality in American Painting, 1880–1930” (Washington University, A. Miller)

Baradel, Lacey, “Destabilizing American Regional Identities: The Slippery Signification and Interpretation of Place in the Visual Arts, 1860–1915” (Pennsylvania, M. Leja)

Barnhart, Clara, “Making Murals Modern in the US Popular Front: Montage in the Public Art of Ben Shahn, Stuart Davis, and Thomas Hart Benton” (Washington University, A. Miller)

Beggs, Margo, “Harriet Hosmer (1830–1908): The ‘Sister Arts,’ Modernity, and the ‘American Sculptress’” (Toronto, M. Gotlieb)

Bennett Hupp, Elizabeth, “The Archive and Other Untold Tales: Irving Rusinow's Photographs, 1940–42” (UC Berkeley, M. Lovell)

Best, Makeda, “Arouse the Conscience: The Photography of Alexander Gardner” (Harvard, R. Kelsey)

Bilbo, Rebecca, “The Founding and Early History of the Art Academy of Cincinnati” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Block, Elizabeth, “Respecting Hair: The Material Culture of Women’s Hairstyles in Mid-Atlantic States, 1865–90” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Boone, Jobyl, “Christo and Jean-Claude in the Unites States, 1964–2005” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Brandt, Amy, “Complicity and Critique: ‘Neo-Geo’ Art of the 1980s” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Bristow, Jessica E., “Gordon Matta-Clark: Deconstruction, Destruction, Art, and Architectural Confluence” (Iowa, W. Tomasini)

Bruner, Chelsea, “The Seventh Regiment Armory and Aesthetic Movement Interiors” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Brunstrom, Mary, “Modernist Architecture in the Midwest: Joseph D. Murphy, a Case Study in Origins” (Washington University, A. Miller)

Buckner, Cindy Medley, “Sketched on Copper: The Etching Revival in Late Nineteenth-Century America” (CUNY, S. Webster)

Buhler, Doyle L., “Capturing the Game: The Artist-Sportsman and Animal Conservation in American Hunting Imagery, 1844–1894” (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

Burgess, Lana A., “Advancing American Art: Survival of an Idea” (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Burnham, M. Helen, “Maude I. Kerns: Crafting a Modern Art, 1907–1940” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Burns, Emily, “Innocence Abroad: The Construction and Marketing of an American Artistic Identity in France, 1880–1910” (Washington University, A. Miller)

Byrd, Dana E., “Reconstructions: Material Life of the Plantation, 1861–1877” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr.)

Campbell, Kathryn, “Imaging Russia during the Cold War: Photographs in Life Magazine, 1945–1962” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Campbell, Mary, “Sacred Lands and Profane Women: Charles Ellis Johnson and the Experience of Mormon Photography" (Stanford, B. Wolf)

Carr, H. Christian, “Sweet Briar, 1800–1900: Palladian Plantation House, Italianate Villa, Aesthetic Retreat” (Virginia Commonwealth, C. Brownell)

Carroll, Katherine, “Modernizing the American Medical School, 1893–1940: Architecture, Pedagogy, Professionalization, and Philanthropy” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Castenell, Wendy, “Image and Identity: Portraits of Free People of Color in Louisiana, 1795–1870” (Missouri, Columbia, K. Schwain)

Cooper, Lynda, “The Larz and Isabel Anderson House, Washington, D.C., by Little & Browne (1902–1905)” (Virginia Commonwealth, C. Brownell)

Cordes Tate, Lauren, “Pioneering Identity on the Frontier: Images of African Americans in the West, 1840–1900” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Costello, Eileen Elizabeth, “Between the Easel and the Mural: The Dissolution of Abstract Expressionist Painting into the Realm of Architecture” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Coyle, Heather Campbell, “Having Fun with Art: Pranks, Performances, and Parody in American Art Schools, 1890–1915” (Delaware, M. Leja, M. Werth)

Curtiss, Kimberly, “Painting Skin: The Construction of Racial Identity through Representations of American Indians in Jacksonian America, ca. 1828–1848” (Rutgers, T. Sheehan)

Cuthbert, Nancy, “The Fountain Sculptures of George Tsutakawa: Shaping Metal, Water, and Urban Public Space” (University of Victoria, C. Thomas)

Dasch, Rowena Houghton, “‘Now Exhibiting’: Charles Bird King’s Picture Gallery; Fashioning Taste and Nation, 1824–1861” (UT Austin, S. Rather)

Davis, Alexandra, “The Public Face of Art: Representations of Artists in American Fashion and Lifestyle Magazines, 1923–1951” (Pennsylvania, M. Leja)

Delamaire, Marie-Stéphanie, “Art in Translation: Franco-American Artistic Exchanges in the Antebellum and Civil War Era” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Dempsey, Kate Erin, “Ray Johnson in Correspondence with Marcel Duchamp” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Denny, Margaret, “From Commerce to Art: American Women Photographers, 1850–1900” (UIC, P. Hales)

Deusner, Melody Barnett, “A Network of Associations: Aesthetic Painting and Its Patrons, 1870–1914” (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Dierkes, Anne-Louise, “Assemblage as Opposition: California’s Counterculture and the Struggle for US Cultural Definition” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Dooley, Michael C., “Citizen Bird: American Ornithological Art of the Progressive Era and the Beginnings of the Bird Conservation Movement” (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

Douberley, Amanda Ann, “The Corporate Model: Sculpture, Architecture, and the American City, 1954–1969” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Dreller, Sarah, “Economies of Press and Practice in Postwar American Architecture” (UIC, P. Hales)

Elder, Nika, “Show and Tell: Representation, Communication, and the Still-Lifes of William M. Harnett” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Ellis, Amy, “‘Not a Mere Leaf-Painter’: Thomas Cole and the Figure” (Columbia, J. Crary, E. Hutchinson)

Faletti, Rina Cathleen, “Water, Architecture, and Landscape in California and the American West” (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth, R. Shiff)

Fisher, Ellen, “Mary McFadden, Fashion Designer” (The Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Folland, Thomas F., “Robert Rauschenberg’s Queer Modernism: Decoration, Theatricality, and Camp in the Combines, 1954–59” (UCLA, G. Baker)

George, Angela, “The Old New World: Unearthing Mesoamerican Antiquity in the Art and Culture of the United States, 1839–1893” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Gerhold, Emily, “American Beauties: The Cult of the Bosom in Nineteenth-Century American Art and Culture” (Virginia Commonwealth, E. Garberson)

Glenn, Kimberly L., “The Chicago Renaissance: Art, Racial Pride, and Identity” (Iowa, B. Mooney)

Glick, Paula F., “The Life and Career of Paul Sample” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson, D. Rosand)

Glisson, James, “Anxiety and Occlusion: New York in the Imagination of American Impressionist and Ashcan School Artists, 1885–1914” (Northwestern, S. H. Clayson)

Gohari, Sybil E., “Through the Looking Glass: Race and Gender in the Reception of Paintings by Helen Frankenthaler and Alma Thomas” (Maryland, College Park, R. Ater)

Goldstein, Holly Markovitz, “American Landscapes as Revisionist History: The Frontier Photographs of Mark Klett, John Pfahl, Deborah Bright, and Robert Adams” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Gönlügür, Emre, “The Promise of Modernization in Architectural Backwaters: The Americanization of Postwar Turkish Architectural Culture” (Toronto, P. Scrivano)

Green, Midori, “Sec's Appeal: The Secretary in American Popular Culture, 1900–64” (Minnesota, K. Solomonson)

Green, Robin C., “‘A Certain Slant of Light’: Exhilaration, Oppression, and the Forces of Sunlight in American Impressionism” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Greenhalgh, Adam, “Risky Business: Chance and Contingency in American Art, 1876–1907” (Maryland, College Park, F. Kelly, S. Promey)

Hagood, Martha, “Representing the Truth: Realism, Sensationalism, and the Progressive Era Picture Press, 1902–1913” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Hassan, S. Faisal, “Modernist Aberrations: The Dialectics of Expressionism in American Art and Architecture (1958–1992)” (MIT, M. Jarzombek, C. Jones)

Hellstein, Valerie, “Grounding the Social Aesthetics of Abstract Expressionism: A New Intellectual History of the Club” (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart, J. Katz)

Hensley, Christal, “The Cult of Personality: Gertrude Stein and the Development of the Object Portrait in the American Visual Arts” (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Hill, Jason, “Artist as Reporter: The PM News Picture, 1940–1948” (USC, R. Meyer)

Hixson, Kathryn Ann, “Body to Image: The 1970s” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Hofelt, Miranda, “Raising Cane: Dandyism’s Challenge to Gender and Race in Modern American Artistic Practice and Visual Culture, 1880–1940” (Chicago, J. Snyder)

Holochwost, Catherine Reed, “Landscape as Machine: Vision and Imagination in Nineteenth-Century American Painting” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Howe, Catherine, “Mean Men and Average Joes: The Representation and Transformation of the Average American Man in the United States, 1917–1945” (UC Santa Barbara, B. Robertson)

Huerta, Monica, “Dissecting Figural Sculpture 1960–2007” (Michigan, R. Zurier)

Hyde, Kimberly, “Louis C. Tiffany and the Business of Art” (Case Western Reserve, H. Adams)

Jacks Gamble, Lauren, “Accretions of Space and Time: The Environmental Art of John Trumbull” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Jones, Penny, “Figural Trees: Artistic Response to Forest Loss in Nineteenth-Century America” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Karpinskaia, Natalia, “Landscape Art and Landscape Attitudes in Russia and America” (Columbia, B. Novak)

Keegan, Rebecca, “Black Artists, the Problem of Authenticity, and ‘Africa’ in the Twentieth Century” (Duke, R. Powell)

Kelly, Sarah E., “Camera's Lens and Mind's Eye: James McNeill Whistler and the Science of Art” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

King, Jennifer, “Michael Asher and the Art of Infrastructure: Space, Cities, Institutions” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Knappe, Stephanie, “‘Art Perpetuating Fame’: The Visual Imagery of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Knox, Page, “Scribner's Monthly: A Vehicle of Aesthetic Thought in Late-Nineteenth-Century America” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Kohn, Tara Gabriella, “Books to Connect ‘People of the Book’: Photographic Constructions of Jewish Community in Three American Anthologies” (UT Austin, C. Smith)

Kurtz, Amy, “Old Worlds and New: Edward Lamson Henry (1814–1919); Conservative Genre Painting” (Yale, J. Prown)

Kuykendall, Lara, “By Popular Demand: The Hero in American Art, c. 1929–1945” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

LaFountain, Jason, “The Puritan Art World” (Harvard, J. Roberts)

Lanier, Jessica, “It Is Impossible to Travel without Improvement . . . : The Grand Tours of Martha Coffin Derby, 1800–1832” (The Bard Graduate Center, K. Ames)

Laster, Margaret, “Victorian Art and American Gilded Age Collectors Henry G. Marquand and Catharine Lorillard Wolfe: Trans-Atlantic Cultures of Collecting” (CUNY, P. Mainardi, K. Manthorne)

Lee, Kee-Lee, “Sur Vampyr: Theresa Hak Kyang Cha and the Cultural Para-Sites of the Korean Diaspora” (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

Lemay, Kate, “Forgotten Memorials: The American Cemeteries in France from World War II” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Lichtman, Sarah, “From Basement to Bandstand: The Private and Public Places of the American Teenager, 1945–1965” (The Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Liebert, Emily, “Critical Humor in American Conceptual Art: A Feminist History” (Columbia, A. Alberro, R. Deutsche, B. Joseph)

Lindenberger-Wellen, Laura, “Southern Art Communities and Regional Feelings, 1930–1945” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Loechle, Annie, “Ye Intruders Beware: Masculinity, Vicarious Adventure, and Fantastical Pirates in the Golden Age of Illustration and Beyond” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Luarca-Shoaf, Nenette, “The Mississippi River in Antebellum Visual Culture and Imagination” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Madsen, Annelise, “Model Citizens: Mural Painting, Pageantry, and the Art of Civic Life in Progressive America” (Stanford, W. Corn)

Maile, Margaret, “Theatre, Modernity, and Architectural Lighting Design in America” (The Bard Graduate Center, A. Ogata)

Mandel Picard, Sara, “Defying and Delineating Race in Antebellum New Orleans: Jules Lion’s Art, Life, and Patronage, 1837–1866” (Indiana, Bloomington, J. Kennedy)

Mann, Crawford Alexander, III, “When in Rome: Italian Travel and the Pursuit of the Ideal Male Body in Antebellum American Art” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

May, Jessica, “Off the Clock: Walker Evans and the Crisis of American Capital, 1933–1938” (UC Berkeley, M. Lovell)

McAtee, Cammie, “Form and Formalism in American Architecture in the 1950s and '60s” (Harvard, N. Levine)

McCormick, Heather Jane, “Woodcarvers in the City of New York: A Study in Craft Change, 1820–1880” (The Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

McGoey, Elizabeth, “Staging Modern Domesticity: Art and Constructed Interior Displays in America, 1925–1940” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Mcguire, Heather, “John Baldessari: Blasted Allegories” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Merola, Rose, “Multiple Exposures: The Photography of Austin Hansen in Harlem” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Meyer, Kate, “Broken Ground: Plowing and America’s Cultural Landscape in the 1930s” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Middleman, Rachel, “Filthy Pictures or a New Eros? Erotic Art by Women Artists in New York, 1963–1973” (USC, R. Meyer)

Miller, Jennifer, “In the Flesh: The Burlesque Theater in American Art and Visual Culture” (USC, R. Meyer)

Miller, Mark Parker, “Claiming and Denying Sophistication: Grant Wood’s Art and Responses to It, 1930–1942” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Ming, Leta, “Performing Curator: Tom Marioni and San Francisco Conceptual Art, 1968–1979” (USC, R. Meyer)

Moore, Monica, “The Arctic, Race, and Slavery” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Morris, Anthony, “The Censored Paintings of Paul Cadmus: Contesting the Boundary between Decent and Vulgar, 1934–1940” (Case Western Reserve, H. Adams)

Moses, Kelema Lee, “Between Hegemony and Imperialism in Territorial Honolulu: Architecture, Urbanism, and the Visualities of a US City in the Pacific (1898–1959)” (Penn State, C. Zabel)

Naeem, Asma, “‘The Imagery of the Ear’: Listening, Sound, and Sound Technologies in American Art, 1850–1950” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Newton, Gregory, “The Emergence of Monochrome Painting in 1950s New York” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Palm, Nancy, “Indian Iconography in Thomas Cole’s National Landscapes” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Pauly, Sandra, “Homer Dodge Martin, American Landscape Painter: The Art World, Artistic Identity, and Culture in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century” (Georgia, J. Simon)

Peiffer, Prudence, “Routine Extremism: Ad Reinhardt and Modern Art” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois)

Perkins, Scott, “Eugene Beyer Masselink, the Taliesen Fellowship, and Frank Lloyd Wright” (The Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Pohrt, Tanya, “Touring Pictures: The Exhibition of American History Paintings in the Early Republic” (Delaware, M. Leja, W. Bellion)

Powers, Sarah, “Images of Tension: City and Country in the Work of Charles Sheeler, Edward Hopper, and Thomas Hart Benton” (Delaware, A. Gibson, M. Leja)

Price, Marshall, “John Ferren and the Development of Abstraction” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Puchner, Edward, “‘Speaking His Mind in My Mind’: Racialized Theology, Divine Inspiration, and African American Art” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Pultz, Janet, “Christian Abrahamsen (1887–1983), Norwegian-American Portrait Painter” (Missouri, Columbia, K. Schwain)

Ramsey, Rosemary, “Biases and Bridges: Reception of the Italian Avant-Garde in the United States, 1949–1957” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Ranogajec, Paul, “The Apotheosis of the Public Realm: Classical Architecture in New York City, 1880–1914” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Rees, Nathan, “Esoteric Primitivism: The Transcendental Painting Group and Native American Cultures” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Renn, Melissa, “Life Magazine in the Art World, 1936–1972” (Boston, P. Hills, K. N. Morgan)

Roach, Leigh Anne, “A Positive, Popular Art: Sources, Structure, and Impact of Gyorgy Kepes’s Language of Vision” (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Robbins, Christa, “Privacy and Abstraction: American Painting, Late Modernism, and the Phenomenal Self” (Chicago, D. English)

Robertson, Breanne, “Forging a New World Nationalism: Native Mexico in United States Art and Visual Culture, 1933–1945” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Robertson, Letha Clair, “The Art of Thomas Hicks and Celebrity Culture in Mid-Nineteenth-Century New York” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Roeder, Katherine, “Cultivating Dreamfulness: Fantasy, Longing, and Commodity Culture in the Work of Winsor McCay” (Delaware, M. Leja, M. Werth)

Rosenbaum, Sarah, “In the Public Domain: Public Art, Advanced Capitalism, and the Contemporary City” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois)

Russo, Jillian, “From the Ground Up: Holger Cahill and the Promotion of American Art, 1913–1952” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Sablove, Henrietta, “Study Abroad: American Architects and Their Travel Sketches, 1850–1920” (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Samet, Jennifer, “Another New York School: The ‘Secret History’ of Figurative Painting, 1960–1980” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Sande-Friedman, Amy, “Primary Structures: The Work of Kenneth Snelson, 1948–2008” (The Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Sawyer, Andrew, “Architectural Surveys and ‘Documentary Style’” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Schmidt-Bach, Debra, “Makers, Masters, and Moguls: William Gale and Early Industrialization in New York's Antebellum Silver Trade” (The Bard Graduate Center, K. Ames)

Schwartz, Rebecca Ayres, “Thomas Cole on Architecture: Picturing the Gothic” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Scott, Emily, “Wasteland: American Landscapes in/and 1960s Art” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

Scruggs, Dalila, “‘The Love of Liberty Has Brought Us Here’: The American Colonization Society and the Imaging of African-American Settlers in Liberia, West Africa” (Harvard, S. Blier)

Sels, Kim, “Assembling Identity: The Object-Portrait in American Art, 1917–1927” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Shannon, Heather A., “Just an Amateur: Adam Clark Vroman, Photography, and the American West, 1895–1904” (Rutgers, T. Sheehan)

Sherry, Karen, “Exposing the ‘Natural’ Woman: Female Bodies in American Visual Culture, 1785–1830” (Delaware, M. Leja, W. Bellion)

Sivard, Susan, “The Volcano in European and American Art, 1770–1865” (Columbia, B. Novak, E. Hutchinson)

Snook, Sarah, “The Development of the American Art Market in Antebellum New York” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson, D. Rosand)

Smith, Jerry, “Auto-America: The Automobile and American Art, c. 1900–1950” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Smith Scanlan, Patricia, “‘God-gifted girls’: Women Illustrators, Gender, Class, and Commerce in American Visual Culture, 1880–1925” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Stephens, JoLee, “Modern Art and Modern Movement: Images of Dance in American Art, ca. 1900–1950” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Stephens, Rachel E., “Ralph E. W. Earl and the Myth of Jacksonian Politics” (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

Stuart, Carolyn, “American Autoscapes: The View from the Road, 1920–1949” (UCLA, S. Nelson)

Suchma, Sharon, “Binding Lives: American Photo-Books and the Great Depression” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Swisher, Christine, “‘The Home Where Order Reigns’: Home Economics and the Reinvention of the American House, 1893–1939” (Penn State, C. Zabel)

Terry, Colleen, “William Hogarth's Prints in British North America” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Tobias, Jennifer, “The Museum of Modern Art’s What is Modern? Series, 1931–1988” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Tolini, Michelle, “Fashioning Early Cinema: Dress and Representation in American Film, 1900–1930” (The Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Tomlin, Patrick, “Op Art: Painting, Perception, and Visual Culture in the Sixties” (Northwestern, C. Lambert-Beatty)

Toteva, Maia Todorova, “Language Use in Conceptual Art: Eastern European and North American Strategies” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Tsen, Hsuan, “Spectacles of Authenticity: The Emergence of Mass Entertainment in Japan and America, 1890–1910” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Tuite, Diana, “Methods for Modernism: Arthur Wesley Dow Intersects the Stieglitz Circle” (Princeton, J. Wilmerding)

Vincenti, Marissa, “Our Spiritual Strivings: Gurdjieffian Philosophy, Spiritualism, and Politics in the Art of Aaron Douglas” (Duke, R. Powell)

Walsh, Catherine, “‘Tell Me a Story’: Narrative and Orality in Nineteenth-Century American Visual Culture” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Walz, Jonathan, “The New Face of Modernism: Anti-Mimetic Portraiture and the American Avant-Garde, 1912–1927” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Warak, Melissa Christine, “Sound Exchange: Interactions of Music and Art, 1955–1976” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Washington, Tiffany, “Associated American Artists and the American Art World of the 1930s” (Case Western Reserve, A. Helmreich)

Weathers, Chelsea Lea, “Shooting Underground: Andy Warhol’s Cinema and the Making of a Public Image, 1963–1966” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Whitehead, Keri, “‘Black Saturday’: Eudora Welty’s Unpublished Photographic Essay of Depression-Era Mississippi” (Florida State, R. Neuman)

Williams, Dorothy Moss, “Recasting the Copy: Original Paintings and Reproductions at the Dawn of American Mass Culture, c. 1900” (Delaware, M. Leja, M. Werth)

Wofford, Tobias, “Constructing Africa: The Visualization of Homeland and Diaspora in African American Art during the 1960s and 1970s” (UCLA, S. Nelson)

Wolf, Vanessa, “Surplus Feeling: War and Remembrance in Lee Bontecou's Wall Reliefs, 1958–1966” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Yamamori, Yumiko, “The A. A. Vantine and Company: Japanese Handcrafts for the American Consumer, 1895–1920” (The Bard Graduate Center, K. Ames)

Yoshida, Atsushi, “Modern Eremites: Art and the Vocation of Withdrawal in Gilded Age America” (Washington University, A. Miller)

Zundo, Mary Elizabeth, “Mapping Destiny: Cartography and Nineteenth-Century American Art of the Frontier” (UIUC, D. O’Brien)