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

Chinese Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2013

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Bieberly, Rebecca, “‘Seeing’ the ‘Ordinary’ at Lingyan Temple in Eleventh-Century China” (Michigan, M. Powers, K. Carr)

Bloom, Phillip, “Descent of the Deities: The Water Land Retreat and the Transformation of the Visual Culture of Song Dynasty (960–1279) Buddhism” (Harvard, E. Wang)

Chang, Su-Chen, “Improvising a Great Age: The Creating of Qingming Shengshi (A Great Age Under a Benign Regime)” (University of British Columbia, H. Tsao)

Greenwood, Kevin, “Younghegong: Imperial Universalism and the Art and Architecture of Beijing’s Lama Temple” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Han, Jiayao, “Creating Visual Emblems for Eastern Zhou Militarized Frontier Societies (771–221 BCE)” (Pittsburgh, K. Linduff)

He, Yanchiuan, “The Materiality, Style, and Culture of Calligraphy in the Northern Song Dynasty (960–1127)” (Boston, Q. Bai)

Kwok, Zoe, “An Intimate View of the Inner Quarters: A Study of Court Women and Architecture in Palace Banquet” (Princeton, J. Silbergeld)

Lim, Michelle, “Navigating Floating Worlds: Curatorial Strategies in Contemporary Chinese Art 1979–2008” (Princeton, J. Silbergeld)

Liu, Mia Yinxing, “The Literati Lenses: Wenren Landscape in Chinese Cinema” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Lui, Lihong, “A Known World: The Pictorial Construction of Place in the Art of Shen Zhou, Wen Zhengming, and Lu Zhi” (IFA/NYU, J. Hay)

Mathison, Christina, “Identity, Modernity, and Hybridity: The Colonial Style of Taiwanese Painter Chen Cheng-po (1895–1947)” (Ohio State, J. Andrews)

Park, Elissa, “Negotiating the Discourse of the Modern in Art: Pan Yuliang (1895–1977) and the Transnational Modern” (Michigan, M. Powers)

Zhu, Yanfei, “Transtemporal and Cross-Border Alignment: The Rediscovery of Ming Yimin Ink Painting in Modern China, 1900–1949” (Ohio State, J. Andrews)