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

Japanese/Korean Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2010

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Bejarano, Shalmit, “Picturing Rice Agriculture and Silk Production: Appropriation and Ideology in Early Modern Japan” (Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)

Kim, GyeWon, “Registering the Real: Photography and the Emergence of New Historic Sites in Japan, 1868–1882” (McGill, H. Nakatani)

Kunimoto, Thalia Namiko, “Portraits of the Sun: Violence, Gender, and Nation in the Art of Shiraga Kazuo and Tanaka Atsuko” (UC Berkeley, G. Levine)

Moon, Virginia, “The Grafting of a Canon: The Politics of Korea’s National Treasures and the Formation of an Art History” (USC, I. Cho)

Ninomiya-Igarashi, Masumi, “Drawn toward India: Okakura Kakuzō’s Interpretation of Rájendralála Mitra’s Work in His Construction of Pan-Asianism and the History of Japanese Art” (UNC Chapel Hill, P. Ghosh)

Pedersen, Hillary, “The Five Great Space Repository Bodhisattvas: Lineage, Protection, and Celestial Authority in Ninth-Century Japan” (Kansas, S. Fowler)

Snow, Hilary K., “Ema: Display Practices of Edo Period Votive Paintings” (Stanford, M. Takeuchi)

Wu, Ching-Hsin, “Japan Encounters the Avant-Garde: The Art and Thought of Koga Harue (1895–1933)” (UCLA, D. McCallum)