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, 2014

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Ackley, Joseph, “‘Offer him gold; that is true love’: Ottonian Gold Repoussé and the Western Medieval Church Treasury” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Black, Krysta, “Sacred History and Christian Kingship in the León Bible of 960” (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Verkerk)

Bücheler, Anna, “Ornament as Argument: Textile Pages and Textile Metaphors in Medieval German Manuscripts” (Toronto, A. Cohen)

Griffith, Karlyn, “Antichrist, Eschatology, and Romance in the Illustrated Harley Apocalypse, Sibylle Tiburtine, and the Tournoiement Antécrist (MSS Harley 4972 and Douce 308)” (Florida State, P. Gerson, R. Emmerson)

Haakenson, Hilary, “Global Designs: Art and Empire in the Maritime Republics of Trecento Italy” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Harper, Alexander, “Patronage in the Re-Christianized Landscape of Angevin Apulia: The Rebuilding of Luceria Sarracenorum into Civitas Sanctae Mariae” (Toronto, J. Caskey)

Hauknes, Marius, “The Image of the World in Thirteenth-Century Rome” (Princeton, C. E. Barber; Johns Hopkins, N. Zchomelidse)

Herman, Nicholas, “Jean Bourdichon (1457–1521): Tradition, Transition, Renewal” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

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

Lachat, Isabelle, “Offering the Sacred Word: Alcuin, Charlemagne, and the Gospels of Sta. Maria ad Martyres (Trier, Stadtbibliothek, Cod. 23, 122a/b)” (Delaware, L. Nees)

Pawelchak, Nadia, “Medieval Art, Audiences, Embodied Responses, and Cognitive Theory” (Florida State, P. Gerson)

Spiro, Anna, “Reconsidering the Career of Nicholaus Artifex (Active c.1122 – c.1164) in the Context of Later Twelfth-Century North Italian Politics” (Columbia, H. Klein)

Staab, Katherine, “Tactile Pleasures: Secular Gothic Ivories” (Penn State, E. Smith)

Sullivan, Brendan, “The Remembrance of Good Men and the Stories of the Deeds of Valiant Men Justly Enflames and Excites the Hearts of Young Knights: Representing History in the Fifteenth Century” (IFA/ NYU, J. Alexander)

Sympson, Melanie, “Experiment and Visual Transformation in Illuminated Manuscripts of the Roman de la rose, ca. 1338–1405” (Michigan, E. Sears)

Weiss, Jessica, “Isabel of Castile, Flemish Aesthetics, and Identity Construction in the Works of Juan de Flandes” (UT Austin, J. Smith)