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

Nineteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2010

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Atkinson, Elaine M., “The Fringes of Immortality: A Goodly Company and Artistic Collaborations in Visionary Art, 1880–1930” (Queen’s, Kingston, J. Helland)

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

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

Childers, Hope, “The Visual Culture of Opium in British India” (UCLA, S. Mathur)

Coltrin, Christopher, “Apocalyptic Progress: The Politics of Catastrophe in the Art of John Martin, Francis Danby, and David Roberts” (Michigan, S. Siegfried)

Crosson, Dena, “Ignacio Zuloaga and the Problem of Spain” (Maryland, College Park, J. Hargrove)

Dandona, Jessica, “La Lorraine Artiste: Negotiating Region and Nation in the Work of Emile Gallé and the Ecole de Nancy” (UC Berkeley, D. Grimaldo Grigsby)

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, M. Leja)

Doherty, Meghan, “Carving Knowledge: Printed Images, Accuracy, and the Early Royal Society of London” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Casid)

Dykema, Roberta, “Lucas Cranach, Martin Luther, and the Passional Christi und Antichristi: Propaganda and Prayer in an Early Lutheran Flugschrift” (Graduate Theological Union, M. Mochizuki)

Hellman, Karen, “Antoine Claudet, A Figure of Photography, 1839–1867” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Hornstein, Katie, “Episodes in Political Illusion: The Proliferation of War Imagery in France (1804–1856)” (Michigan, S. Siegfried)

Jiménez, Maya, “Colombian Artists in Paris, 1865–1905” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Kaiserlian, Michelle, “Infinite Transformation: The Modern Craze over the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám in England and America, ca. 1900–1930” (Indiana, M. Facos)

Kellogg-Krieg, Annah, “The Walls of the Confessions: Neo-Romanesque Architecture, Nationalism, and Religious Identity in the Kaiserreich” (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Kenrick, Simon, “Art, Medicine, and Propaganda: A Crisis of Meaning in Gros’s Bonaparte Visiting the Plague-Stricken of Jaffa, 1804” (UCLA, D. Kunzle)

Kokkonen, Lars, “John Martin (1789–1854) and the Mechanics of Making Art in a Commercial Nation” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Korda, Andrea, “Printing and Painting the News in Victorian London: ‘The Graphic’ and Social Realism” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Bermingham)

Kovacs, Claire L., “Edgar Degas and the Ottocento” (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Kully, Deborah, “Speculating on Architecture: Morality, the New Real Estate, and the Bourgeois Apartment Industry in Late Nineteenth-Century France” (MIT, E. Naginski, M. Jarzombek)

Lee, Jung-Sil, “The Intersection between Nationalism and Religion in the Burghers of Calais of August Rodin in the French Third Republic” (Maryland, College Park, J. Hargrove)

Martin, Elizabeth, “The Search for the Sublime Irish Landscape: The Provinces versus the Metropolis in the Work and Lives of Francis Danby, James Arthur O’Connor, and George Petrie” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

McCann, Carmen, “Status Viatoris: A New Construction of Death in Paintings by Théodore Géricault and Eugène Delacroix and Prints of Père Lachaise Cemetery, 1815–1830” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Mednick, Thor, “Skagen: Art and National Romanticism in Nineteenth-Century Denmark” (Indiana, M. Facos)

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

Porter, Carolyn, “Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Italian Renaissance: Envisioning the Past and the Modern through Images of Women” (Virginia Commonwealth, E. Garberson)

Quideau, Florence, “Origins of Modernism in French Romantic Sculpture: David d’Angers, Dantan-Jeune, Daumier, and Préault” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Raab, Jennifer, “Frederic Church and the Culture of Detail” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Rager, Andrea Wolk, “Art and Revolt: The Work of Edward Burne-Jones” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Samu, Margaret, “The Female Nude in Nineteenth-Century Russian Art: A Study in Assimilation and Resistance” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Sik, Sarah, “Satire and Sadism: François-Rupert Carabin and the Symbolist Treatment of Female Form in Fin-de-Siècle France” (Minnesota, G. Weisberg)

Stelmackowich, Cindy, “The Languages of a Bodily Interior: Nineteenth-Century Anatomical Atlases in the Spaces of Art, Science, and the Museum” (Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Von Lintel, Amy, “Surveying the Field: The Popular Origins of Art History in Nineteenth-Century Britain and France” (USC, N. Troy)