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

Japanese/Korean Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2014

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Jones, Meghen, “Tomimoto Kenkichi and the Discourse of Modern Japanese Ceramics” (Boston, A. Tseng)

Kersey, Kristopher, “Illuminating Discourse: The Role of Pictorial Narrative in Classical Japan” (UC Berkeley, G. Levine)

Kim, Suzie, “Competing Constructivisms: Modern Architecture and Design in Japan and Korea, c. 1925–1940” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Lee, SooJin, “The Art of Artists’ Personae: Yayoi Kusama, Yoko Ono, and Mariko Mori” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Lee, Soyoung, “Interregional Reception and Invention in Korean and Japanese Ceramics, 1400–1800” (Columbia, M. McKelway)

Naoi, Nozomi, “Beyond the Modern Beauty: Takehisa Yumeji and the New Media Environment in Early Twentieth-Century Japan” (Harvard, Y. Lippit)

Oh, Hye-ri, “The Concept of Photography in Korea: The Genealogy of the Korean Conception of Sajin from the Late Choson Dynastic Period through Japanese Colonialism” (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)

Paek, Seung Han, “Urbanism, Signs, and the Everyday in Contemporary South Korean Cities” (Ohio State, A. Vinegar)

Seo, Yoonjung, “Connecting Across Boundaries: Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Perspectives on the Use of Chinese Images in Chosŏn Court Art” (UCLA, B. Jungmann)