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, 2009

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

Hanas, Erin, “Experimental Aesthetics and Artistic Interventions: Wolf Vostell’s Fluxus Zug” (Duke, K. Stiles)

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

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

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

Oh, Gyung Eun, “Music and Time: Relation of Nam June Paik’s Early Works to Video Art” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

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

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

Weil, Harry Jacob, "The Ghost of Performance Art Past: Re-performance in 20th-Century and Contemporary Art" (SUNY Stony Brook, Z. Patterson)