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

Twentieth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2003

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Aberth, Susan, “Leonora Carrington: The Alchemical Kitchen” (CUNY, R. Long)

Bailey, Bradley, “Duchamp’s Chess Identity: 1916–1923” (Case Western Reserve, E. Landau)

Bookins, Scott, “Commonist Painting: Andy Warhol, the Technocracy, and the Counter Culture” (Rutgers, J. Spector)

Brown, Stephen, "Luce, the Artist engagé" (Columbia, T. Reff)

Buller, Rachel Epp, “Fractured Identities: Photomontage Production by Women in the Weimar Republic” (Kansas, J. Pultz)

Busbea, Lawrence, “Topologies: The Urban Utopia in France, 1960–1970” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Carroll, David, “Giorgio de Chirico: A Confrontation with Modernity” (Rutgers, J. Spector)

Chevlowe, Susan, “Josef Albers and the Department of Design at Yale” (CUNY, R. Long)

Cozzolino, Robert, “Every Picture Should Be a Prayer: A Critical Study of Ivan Albright” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Dungan, Beth, “Discourses of Dis-Ease: Medical Imaging and Contemporary Art” (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Ellis, James, “The Fourteenth Street School” (Case Western Reserve, H. Adams)

Feldman, Hannah, “Public Negotiations: Art, Historical Experience, and the Nation in Post-World War II Paris” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Fitzpatrick, Tracy Schpero, “Tunnel Vision: Images of the New York City Subway, 1904–41” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Foster-Rice, Gregory J., “The Visuality of Race: The Old Americans and The New Negro in American Art, ca. 1925” (Northwestern, S. Eisenman)

Gilderhus, Kirsten, “Karl Hubbuch: Drawings and Graphic Works, 1927–1930” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Golec, Michael, “Andy Warhol and New Realism” (Northwestern, W. Davis)

Haidu, Rachel, “Marcel Broodthaers, 1964–1976; or, The Absence of Work” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Hanor, Stephanie, “Jean Tinguely: Useless Machines and Mechanical Performers, 1955–1970” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Hirsh, J. R., “Self-Portraiture and Self-Representation: The Painting and Writing of Giorgio de Chirico (1888–1978)” (Bryn Mawr, S. Levine)

Hobson, Maria Lena, “Fascist Criticism and the Novecento Art Movement” (Virginia Commonwealth, H. Risatti)

Jackson, Matthew Jesse, “Answers of the Experimental Group: Ilya Kabakov, Moscow Conceptualism, Soviet Avant-Gardes” (UC Berkeley, T. J. Clark)

James, Linda, “The Decadent Dandyism of the Work of Yves Klein” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Jolly, Jennifer A., “David Alfaro Siqueiros, Josep Renau, the International Team of Plastic Artists and Their Mural for the Mexican Electricians’ Syndicate, Mexico City, 1939–40” (Northwestern, O. K. Werckmeister)

Jones, Leslie, “A Barbarian in Asia: Henri Michaux’s Works in Ink, 1927–1955” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Kantor, Jordan, “Jackson Pollock’s Late Paintings” (Harvard, Y.-A. Bois)

Kennel, Sarah, “Bodies, Statues, Machines: Dance and the Visual Arts in France, 1900–1925” (UC Berkeley, T. J. Clark)

Kriebel, Sabine, “Revolutionary Beauty: John Heartfield, Political Photomontage, and the Crisis of the European Left, 1929–1938” (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

McCullough, K. A., “Inner Necessity: The Interior Scenes of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Erich Heckel and Their Relationship to the Artists’ Group Die Brücke” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel)

Murai, Noriko, “Authoring the East: Okakura Kakuzo and the Representations of East Asian Art in the Early Twentieth Century” (Harvard, H. Zerner)

O’Neill, Rosemary, “Ecole de Nice, 1956–1971” (CUNY, R. Long)

Otto, Elizabeth, “Figuring Gender: Photomontage and Cultural Critique in Germany’s Weimar Republic” (Michigan, M. Biro)

Panzera, Lisa, “Benedetta Cappa Marinetti: Donna Generatrice” (CUNY, J. Flam)

Perkins, Stephen, “Artists’ Periodicals and Alternative Artists’ Networks: 1963–1977” (Iowa, W. J. Tomasini, S. C. Foster)

Paluch-Mishur, Michelle, “The Mutable Perspectives of Flight: Futurist Aeropittura and the ‘Golden Age’ of Aviation” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Powers, Edward, “When Father Doesn’t Know Best: Surrealism, Metaphor, Masculinity” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Presner, Todd Samuel, “The Aesthetics of Regeneration: The Zionist Invention of the Muscle Jew and the Visual Culture of the Fin-de-Siècle” (UC Berkeley, T. J. Clark)

Reed, Catherine, “The ‘Britishness’ of British Art: Landscape, Art, and Identity, 1951–1956” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Richmond, Patricia, “Gender and the Forms of Modernism: Dancers and Painters” (Case Western Reserve, E. Landau)

Rosenfeld, Alla, “Images for the New Generation: Soviet Illustrated Children’s Books, 1918–1936” (CUNY, R. Long)

Shannon, Joshua, “Black Market: Materiality, Abstraction, and the Built Environment in the New York Avant-Garde, 1958–1962” (UC Berkeley, T. J. Clark, A. Wagner)

Smith, Katherine, “Sign Language: Pop Art, Vernacular Architecture, and the American Landscape” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Srypzak, Joann, “Sporting Modernity: German Artists and the Athletic Body, 1918–1945” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Tiampo, Ming, “Gutai and Informel: Post-War Art in Japan and France, 1945–1965” (Northwestern, S. Fraser)

Viereck Hunter, Christina, “Romantic Fragments: Kurt Schwitters’ Collages” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Wechsler, James, “The Art and Activism of Hugo Gellert: Embracing the Specter of Communism,” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)