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

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2013

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Besancon, Cathrine, “The French Romanesque Portals of Moissac, Souillac, and Beaulieu: A Response to the Papal Reform Movement and Popular Hersey” (USC, C. Malone)

Boivin, Katherine Morris, “Holy Blood, Holy Cross: Architecture and Devotion in the Parochial Complex of Rothenburg ob der Tauber” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Donovan, Erin, “Imagined Crusaders: The ‘Livre d’Eracles’ in Fifteenth-Century Burgundian Collections” (UIUC, A. Hedeman)

Hanan, Melanie, “Romanesque Casket Reliquaries: Forms, Meanings, and Development” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Kerrigan, Steven J., “Normandy’s Role in the Development of the Flamboyant Style: Decoration, Meaning, and Exchange in Late Gothic Architecture” (Iowa, R. Bork)

Klima, Alice, “A Bohemian Monastery: The Last Bishop of Prague (1301–1343) and the Augustinian Canons at Roudice on the Elbe” (Brown, S. Bonde)

Kornfeld, Abby, “Meanings in the Margins: Between Text and Image in the Medieval Haggadah” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Kralik, Christine, “A Matter of Life and Death: Forms, Functions, and Audiences for ‘The Three Living and the Three Dead’ in Late Medieval Manuscripts” (Toronto, J. Caskey)

Monti, Elizabeth, “Art for an Antipope: Patronage at the Court of Clement VII (1378–1394)” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Ortuño, Andrea, “Owning the Exotic: Production of Spanish Lusterware and Its Reception in Western Europe, 1350–1650” (CUNY, J. Ball)

Proctor, Anne, “Vincenzo Danti at the Medici Court: Constructing Professional Identity in Late Renaissance Florence” (UT Austin, L. Waldman)

Stead, Adam, “Rebuilding St. Kunibert: Artistic Integration, Patronage, and Institutional Identities in Thirteenth-Century Cologne” (Toronto, A. Cohen)

Tanton, Kristine, “The Marking of Monastic Space: Inscribed Language on Romanesque Capitals” (USC, C. Malone)

Ward, Flora, “Constructing the Cámara Santa: Architecture, History, and Authority in Medieval Oviedo” (Toronto, J. Caskey)

Zweig, Benjamin, “Unforgivable Sin: Depicting Suicide in Medieval Art, 1100–1400” (Boston, D. Kahn)