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

Pre-Columbian Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

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Ahlfeldt, Jennifer, “Reconstructing the World: Royal Performance in Eighth-Century Maya Architecture, Temple 22, Copán, Honduras” (Columbia, E. Pasztory)

Magaloni-Kerpel, Diana, “Images of the Beginning: The Painted History of the Conquest of Mexico in Book XII of the Florentine Codex” (Yale, M. Miller)

Moran, Elizabeth, “The Sacred as Everyday: Aztec Sacrifice and Eating Rituals” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

Olton, Elizabeth, “To Animate the Dead: The Iconography and Cosmology of Classic Maya Elite Burials” (New Mexico, H. Barnet-Sanchez)

O’Neil, Megan, “Making Visible History: Ancient Maya Sculpture from the Lacanja Region of Chiapas, Mexico” (Yale, M. Miller)

Terry, James, “Signifying Architecture: An Analysis of the Architecture of Chicanná, Campache, Mexico” (Yale, M. Miller)

Zamudio, Raul, “In Quetzalli in Tlacuilloli: Aztec Featherwork before and after the Conquest” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)