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

Twentieth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2014

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Abrams, Matthew, “Alternate Modernity: From Aby Warburg to Agnes Martin” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Ackerman, Emily, “Selling Dreams: Nickolas Muray and American Commercial Photography, in the United States, 1920–1965” (CUNY, A. Pelizzari)

Adams, Harrison, “Photography in the First Person: Peter Hujar, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nan Goldin and Sally Mann” (Yale, C. Armstrong)

Adams, Samuel, “Politics and Aesthetics of the Theater Stage in Cold War Germany, 1951–1979” (USC, M. Luke)

Alexandre, David, “Violence and Weimar Visual Culture: The Photographic War Anthologies of Ernst Friedrich and Ernst Jünger” (Toronto, L. Kaplan)

Alteveer, Ian, “The Rise of the Poststudio: A History of California Institute of the Art, 1961–1980” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Andrus, Timothy, “Stuart Davis’s Art Theory, 1920–1928” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Angel, Sara, “Art, Media, Modernism, and Democracy: Communication Technology and Its Transformation of Visual Culture” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Ayad, Lara, “Egypt’s Morphing Modernisms: Representing Women, Cultural Identity, and Class in Modern Egyptian Art, 1933–1973” (Boston, C. Becker)

Bacon, Alex, “Opaque Surfaces and Lived Illusions: Minimalism and the Status of Painting in the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Bair, Nadya, “The Decisive Network: Magnum Photos and the Art of Collaboration in Postwar Photojournalism” (USC, R. Meyer)

Barber, Julia, “Reframing Art Photography: Strategies of Display and Design in British Pictorialism” (Brown, D. Nickel)

Barber, Karen, “Writing with Light: Cameraless Photography and Its Narrative in the 1920s” (CUNY, R. Long)

Barragán, Maite, “Mediating Modernity: Visual Culture and Class in Madrid, 1926–1936” (Temple, A. Nelson; G. Silk)

Barron-Duncan, Rachael, “Fashioning Surrealism: The Making of Radical Couture, 1925–1938” (Yale, C. Mehring)

Batario, Jessamine, “The Art and Intellectual History of Byzantine Modernism” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Bauman, Emily, “Performance and Video Work of Bruce Nauman, Paul McCarthy, and Mike Kelley” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Beatty, Brett, “Rauschenberg, ROCI, and Cuba’s Young Lions” (New Mexico, K. Buick)

Beck, Sara, “From Kitchen Porn to Filthy Glamour: Marilyn Minter and New York, 1975–2005” (Rice, G. Bader)

Bedarida, Raffaele, “West of Rome: Reinventing Italy in the United States through Contemporary Art” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Bender, Stephanie, “Constructions of the Angestellte: Photographs of the Salaried Class in the Weimar Republic” (Florida State, A. Jolles)

Beresford, Amanda, “Total Theatre: Art, Dance, and the ‘Avant-Garde’ in 1920s Paris” (Washington University, J. Klein)

Bianco, Christine, “Modern Art for Middle America: American Abstraction in Postwar Mass Magazines” (Oxford Brookes, E. Darling)

Bick, Tenley, “Capital and Rags: Michelangelo Pistoletto in Turin, 1958–1972” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Blakinger, John R., “Artist under Technocracy: Gyorgy Kepes and the Cold War Avant-Garde” (Stanford, P. Lee)

Blanchet, Anne Sophie, “L’aura des œuvres à composantes éphémères dans un contexte muséal” (Université de Montréal, C. Bernier)

Boate, Rachel, “Biomorphic Abstraction in 1930s Paris” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)
Borgen, Maibritt, “Some of My Basic Assumptions: The Art of Öyvind Fahlström 1952–1976” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Bouchard, Karine, “Revisiter le son au musée: une étude épistémologique de l’histoire des images” (Université de Montréal, C. Bernier)

Bozer, Julia, “Views of Latin America: Traveler-Artists in the Old New World, 1968–1982” (IFA/NYU, R. Slifkin)

Brandon, Claire, “Spaces of Art in the Exhibition Age: A Source of Urban Transformation in Italy, 1970–2013” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Bratton, Lyndsay, “The Artěl Cooperative: Designing Czechness” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Bravo, Doris, “Adventures on Paper and in Travesía: The School of Valparaíso Visualizes America, 1965–1984” (UT Austin, A. Giunta)

Bravo, Monica, “Picturing Greater America: US Modernist Photographers and the Mexican Cultural Renaissance, 1920–45” (Brown, D. Nickel)

Brett, Ami, “Alvin Lustig, Los Angeles Designer” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Brown, Jennifer, “Material Matters: Cloth and Sculpture, ca. 1955–1968” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Buhe, Elizabeth, “The Expansive Edge of 1960s Abstraction” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Burnet Abrams, Nora, “Para-realism and the Early Sculpture of Rachel Whiteread” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Burton, Johanna, “The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Butterfield-Rosen, Emmelyn, “Posture and Figuration, 1886–1912” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Calhoun, Robert, “Dynamism, Cosmic Creativeness, and Evolutionary Progress in the Work, Exhibition, and Teaching of Alexander Archipenko” (Ohio State, M. Mudrak)

Campbell, Thomas, “Real to Reel: The Cassette Publication as Networked Space” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Canac, Sandrine, “From Measured Volume to Indefinite Expansion: The Early Work of Robert Barry (1963–1975)” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Caplan, Lindsay, “Open Works: Between the Programmed and the Free, Art in Italy from 1962 to 1972” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Carmack, Kara, “Marginal Centers: The New York Underground on Manhattan Public Access Television” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Carrasco, Maria Carolina, “Art Hopes, Art Values: Evolution of the Genre of the Multiple since 1964” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Carletti, Sabrina, “The Work of Xul Solar: Modernity, Cosmopolitanism, and the Revision of Figuration” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Chadwick, Stephanie, “Disorienting Forms: Jean Dubuffet, Portraiture, Ethnography” (Rice, G. Hughes)

Chamberlain, Colby, “George Maciunas and the Art of Paperwork” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Chan, Yenna, “Narrating Montréal: Critiques of Urban Renewal in the 1970s through Exhibition and Documentary Film” (Bard Graduate Center, D. Jaffee)

Chapman, Roberta, “‘We’ll Always Have Paris’: Myths and Constructions of Paris in Chicago, Casablanca, and Buenos Aires (1880–1915)” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Choi, Connie, “A Matter of Building Bridges: Photography and African American Education Across the Century” (Columbia, K. Jones)

Corey, Laura Dickey, “The Inspiring Insider: Mary Cassatt and the Taste for Impressionism in America” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown, L. Nochlin)

Dagoglu, Özlem Gülin, “Mihri Rasim (1890–1954): L’Ambition d’une Jeune-Turque peintre” (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Dalton, Caitlin, “Imprinting Art and Ideology: Pedagogy and Print Culture in the Early German Democratic Republic” (Boston, G. Williams)

De Lacaze, Michaela, “Marta Minujin and the Politics of Participation” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Decker-Parks, Arden, “Los Grupos and the Art of Intervention in 1970’s Mexico” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

DiBenedetto, Erica, “Drawing from Architecture: The Conceptual Methods of Sol LeWitt’s Art, 1965–1980” (Princeton, B. Doherty, H. Foster)

Dickens, Sarah, “Art of the Khmer Rouge: A History of the Visual Culture of Revolution and Genocide and its Legacies in Contemporary Cambodian Art” (Duke, K. Stiles)

Dingledine, Grace, “Artists and/in Victorian London: Networks and Questions of National Identity” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Dosch, Mya, “Creating 1968: Art, Architecture, and the Memory of the Mexican Student Movement” (CUNY, A. Indych-Lopez)

Doyle, Allan, “An Exemplary Education: Pedagogic Models in Jean-Léon Gérôme” (Princeton, R. DeLue; Yale, C. Armstrong)

Drosos, Nikolaos, “Looking Across the Iron Curtain: Synthesis of Art and Architecture in a Divided Europe, 1954–58” (CUNY, R. Golan)

English, Travis, “Painting Against the Grain of History: Radical Traditionalism in Twentieth Century German Art” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Eppley, Charles, “Un-Fixed Media: Site Specificity and Materiality in the Work of Max Neuhaus” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Essif, Davenne, “La Mère Moderne: Motherhood in French Visual Culture, 1910–1940” (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Sherman)

Farzin, Media, “Theater, Artifice, and Opacity: Guy de Cointet and 1970s Performance” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Favorite, Jennifer, “Museum Additions at US. War Memorials and the Reinterpretation of National History” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Felton, Lori, “Portraits in Dialogue: A Reconsideration of Egon Schiele’s Portraiture” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel)

Fiduccia, Joanna, “Hollow Man: Alberto Giacometti and the Crisis of the Monument, 1935–1946” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Field, Jennifer, “The New York School and the Evolution of Avant-Garde Printmaking in America” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

Fitch, Nicholas, “Technocratic Modernism: The Instituto Torcuato Di Tella and the Avant-Garde in Argentina, 1945–1973” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Flach, K., “Eliot Elisofon: Bringing African Art to LIFE” (Case Western Reserve, C. Scallen)

Fletcher, Kanitra, “On Avant Garde!: Black American Artists for and Against a Black Aesthetic” (Cornell, C. Finley)

Flores, Jessica, “Camp as a Weapon: Chicano Identity and Asco’s Aesthetics of Resistance” (UC Berkeley, J. Bryan-Wilson)

Ford, Jacqueline, “Doing Things with [English] Words: Conceptual Art and Philosophy of Language” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Fox, Peter, “Kunstgewerbe als Erzieher: Bernhard Pankok and Others, 1895–1917” (Princeton, E. da Costa Meyer)

Friess, Jennifer, “Energizing Paris: Photography and Electric Light in the Interwar Period” (Kansas, J. Pultz)

Frobes-Cross, Nicholas, “Inadequate Descriptive Systems: Documentary and Conceptual Art in the 1970s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Gamble, Antje K., “National and International Modernism in Italian Sculpture, 1939–1959” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Gerami, Sheila, “The Hall of Fame for Great Americans: The Evolution of a Forgotten Memorial” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Ginsberg, Mary Ann, “The Revolution Before the Revolution: The Art Bureau of Nadezhda Dobychina” (Maryland, College Park S. Mansbach)

Goldstein, Jason, “Claude Monet and the Art of Description in Nineteenth-Century French Art Criticism and Literature” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Gollnick, Elizabeth, “Diffusion: Light and Space Art in Postwar Los Angeles” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Goodrum, Sarah, “The Problem of the Missing Museum: The Construction of Photographic Culture in the GDR” (USC, K. Flint)

Green, Kate, “Encountering Vito Acconci: Performing Conceptual Art in New York, ca. 1970” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Grimes, Julia Evelyn, “The Elements of Style: The 1950s Art of Zao Wou-Ki” (UCLA, H.S. Lee)

Gyorody, Andrea, “‘To Reproduce is Human’: Joseph Beuys and the Multiple” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Hallman, Lee, “Staking Ground: The London Landscapes of Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff, 1950 to Present” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Hamelin, Candice, “Behind Immaterial and Material Divides: East German Photography, 1949–1989” (Michigan, M. Biro, G. Eley)

Han, Ji-Yoon, “Empreintes du désir. Photographie, surréalisme, et intermédialité dans l’entre-deux-guerres” (Université de Montréal, J. Lamoureux)

Hannah, Caroline, “Between Art, Craft, and Design: Henry Varnum Poor and the Making of the Modern American Artist” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Hartigan, Nicholas, “The Purpose of Public Sculpture: Artistic, Institutional, and Cultural Motivations, 1965–1995” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Hartnett, Gerald, “Recorded Objects and Couterauras: Art, Technical Reproducibility, Cybernetics, 1952–1962” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Haviland, Mary, “Documenting Douglas Huebler: His Conceptual Works” (Virginia, S. Crane)

Heuer, Megan, “A New Realism: Fernand Léger, 1918–1931” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Heung, Elsie, “Portraying Women’s Suffrage: Visual Arts and the Campaign for the Vote in the United States, 1900–1920” (CUNY, G. Levin)

Holaday, Jill M., “Grüppe Zero: From the Postwar Collective to the Postmodern Individual” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Howard, Claire, “Surrealism and Post-World War II Culture, 1950–1966” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Hunt, Steve, “The Body of Sculpture: Anthony Caro’s Writing Pieces” (Ohio State, S. Melville)

Iqbal, Samina, “Modern Art of Pakistan after Partition: Lahore Art Circle (1947–1957)” (Virginia Commonwealth, D. Bangdel)

Isotani, Yusuke, “Quest for Identity: History of ‘Arts et Métiers Graphiques’ (1927–1939)” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Jacobus-Parker, Frances, “The Art of Vija Celmins” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Jentleson, Katie, “Gatecrashers: The First Generation of Outsider Artists in America” (Duke, R. Powell)

Jimerson, Lauren, “Defying Gender, Redefining the Nude: The Body in the Art of Suzanne Valadon, Émilie Charmy, and Marie Vassilieff” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Johnson, Katharine, “Strategic Mediations: Painting, Collage, and Sculpture in the Art of Alberto Burri” (Johns Hopkins, M. Fried)

Johnson, Samuel, “The Architecture of the Book: El Lissitzky’s Works on Paper” (Harvard, M. Gough)

Jones, Christopher Alan, “‘A Clock for Space’: Shaping Time through Return Photography, 1975–2010” (Florida, J. Tsai)

Kaplan, Lauren, “Crossing the Atlantic: Italians in Argentina, 1916–1946” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Kauffman, Alexander, “The Bachelors Twenty Years Later: Marcel Duchamp, and the European Avant-Garde in America, 1935–1950” (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Kerrigan, Emily A., “Art off the Beaten Path: Developing American Modernism in New England’s Small Towns, Seaports, and Villages” (Iowa, J. Kinsey-Fields)

Ketcham, Christopher M., “Minimal Art and Body Politics in New York City, 1961–1975” (MIT, C. Jones)

Kim, Joy Jeehye, “New Documents to Pictures: Lee Friedlander and the Remaking of the Photographic Image, 1962–1989” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Kirschner-Perlstein, Melanie, “Arthur Dove: Material Issues” (Virginia, E. Turner)
Kolodziej, Magdalena, “Empire at the Exhibition: The Imperial Art World of Modern Japan (1907–1945)” (Duke, G.Weisenfeld)

Korobkin, Rachel, “Art and Violence in the 1930s” (Yale, E. Cooke)

Kulpa, Pierette, “From Michelangelo to Mussolini: Devotion, Attribution, and Appropriation in the Cultural Biography of the Pietà di Palestrina” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Kwon, Marci, “Veracular Modernism: Joseph Cornell and the ‘Authentic’ in American Art” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lachance-Provençal, François, “Les rhétoriques de l’ivresse au sein des discours et des pratiques du modernisme pictural” (Université de Montréal, N. Dubreuil)

Larsen, Christian, “Aquarela do Brasil: Transnational Flows of Brazilian Design and Material Culture” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Larson, Christina, “America Seen Through the Work of Paul Sample” (Case Western Reserve, H. Adams)

Lawrence, Nora, “Dan Flavin’s Histories” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Leclere, Mary, “As Criticism: From ‘Cultural Criticism’ to ‘Art Criticism’” (Virginia, P. Barolsky)

Leiderman, Daniil, “Moscow Conceptualism and ‘Shimmering’: Authority, Anarchism, and Space” (Princeton, H. Foster)

León, Ana María, “Surrealism for the Masses: Housing the Unconscious from Barcelona to Buenos Aires, 1938–1960” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Levenson, Abra, “Figures and Things: Charles Demuth, 1914–1935” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Lewis, Kathryn, “Imaging Russia During the Cold War: Photographs in Life Magazine, 1945–1962” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Li, Vivian, “Art’s Public Lives: Post–1949 Sculpture in China” (Michigan, J. Kee)

Lieberman, Shannon, “Re-imagined: Space, History, and Feminist Performance in 1970s Los Angeles” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Monahan)

Lima, Alvaro Luis, “The People’s Fantasy: Modern Art in Mozambique” (Columbia, Z. Strother)

Loiacono, Mark, “Shadow of a Doubt: Andy Warhol’s Abstract Series, 1977–1987” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lotery, Kevin, “An Exhibit/An Aesthetic: The Independent Group and Postwar Exhibition Design, 1951–59” (Harvard, B. Buchloh)

Lowery, Rebecca, “Contingent Bodies: Art In and Around Los Angeles, 1969–75” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lueth, Ranelle M., “Conflicting Lines: The Ambush on America’s World War I Combat Art” (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

Luse, Emilie Anne-Yvonne, “Criticize and Punish: Disciplining Modernism in Interwar France” (Duke, M. Antliff)

Macfarlane, Ellen, “Seeing Plus: Group f.64 Photography and the Political” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Madura, Joe, “Revising Minimal Art in the AIDS Crisis, 1984–1998” (Emory, J. Meyer)

Mandarino, Grant, “Seeing Class: Graphic Satire and the Cultivation of Radicalism in the Weimar Republic” (Michigan, M. Biro)

Mann, Jonathan, “Portrait of A[nother] Decade: David Alfaro Siqueiros, 1950–1960” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Marcus, Daniel, “The Banality of Speed: Modernism and the Motorization of Everyday Life in France, 1917–1937” (UC Berkeley, T. Clark)

Marson, Jann, “Cut, Paste, Protest: The Art of Marcel Mariën and Its Effects on International Politics, 1937–70” (Toronto, A. Syme)

Masilela, Nomaduma, “Set Setal’s Imaginaire: Intervention in Public Space, Historiography, and Conceptualism” (Columbia, K. Jones)

Mastroianni, Megan, “An Aesthetic of Imagination: The Documentation of American Land and Conceptual Art in Germany, 1968–1975” (USC, M. Luke)

McCollum, Christina, “Exhibitions of Outsider Art Since 1947” (CUNY, A. Chave)

McGinnis Flanagan, Julie, “Remapping the Spaces for American Art: John Singer Sargent, Modernism and the Grand Central Art Galleries, 1922–1939” (Temple, T. Cooper; A. Arabindan-Kesson)

McGuire, Mary, “The Judson Revolution: Art and Social Movement, 1958–1965” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Monahan)

McManus, William, “‘When We Made Movies Just to Make Them’: Warhol’s Films and the Surface of the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Moon, Kavior, “Economy of Space: Works by Michael Asher, 1989–1998” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

Moure Cecchini, Laura, “Reimagining the Baroque in Italian Modernism: From the Fin-de-siècle to Fascism” (Duke, M.Antliff)

Myers, Allison, “French Conceptualism and the United States Art World, 1964–1986” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Myers, Nicole, “Courbet’s Nudes: Realism and the Rococo Revival” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Nakagawa, Ikuyo, “Negotiating Boundaries: Nationalism and Internationalism in the Art of Tsuguharu Foujita” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Nelson-Dusek, Colin, “Antoine Bourdelle and the Reception of Classicism in Early Twentieth-Century French Sculpture” (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Newton, Gregory, “The Emergence of Monochrome Painting in 1950s New York” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Ninacs, Anne-Marie, “Projets pour un intérieur monumental : les arts visuels comme outils d’éveil de la conscience. Les cas de David Brown Milne, Agnes Martin et Geoffrey Farmer” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin)

Nouril, Ksenia, “The Operative Object: Investigating the Historical Turn in Post-Soviet Art” (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

O’Donnell, Charles, “Pragmatism and the Problem of Art Historical Knowledge” (UC Berkeley, W. Davis)

Otto, Elisabeth, “Emily Carr et Gabriele Münter, deux histoires de désapprentissage: Art (Histories) of Unlearning” (Université de Montréal, J. Lamoureux)

Palmer, Daniel S., “The Integration of Art, Architecture, and Identity: Alfred Kasatner, Louis Kahn, and Ben Shahn at the Jersey Homesteads” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Paneth-Pollak, Tessa, “‘Definite Means’: Hans Arp’s Cut-Outs, 1911–1930” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Parker, Wendy A., “Bringing It All Home: Martha Rosler on Person, Place, and Thing” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Parsons, Heather, “The Tableaux of Edward and Nancy Reddin Kienholz and the Spectacle of Photography” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Parsons, Jennifer Stettler, “John Sloan: Between Philadelphia and New York, 1892–1907” (Virginia, E. Turner)

Perers, Maria, “From History to Home: Changing Values in the Politics, Architecture, and Design of Apartment Living in Sweden, 1960–2010” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Peterson, Nathan, “Reimaging China: Ai Weiwei and Contemporary Chinese Art” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Pistill, Gillian, “Ray Johnson: Artist as Archivist” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Pobocha, Paulina, “Intents and Accidents: The Work of Gabriel Orozco” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr; R. Lubar)

Polonyi, Eszter, “A Theory of Media? Béla Balázs on Cinema” (Columbia, N. Elcott)

Poor, Kristin, “The Sculptural Prop and the Activation of the Object, 1960–1979” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Potter, Berit, “Grace McCann Morley and the Dialectical Exchange of Modern Art in the Americas, 1935–1958” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow, E. Sullivan)

Price, Shannon, “Fashion in Motion: The Emerging Genre of the Fashion Film and Redefinitions of Fashion Imaging, Representation, and Consumption in the Twenty-First Century” (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Rabinowitz, Jacob, “Public Construction: Christa and Jenna Claude’s Running Fence” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

Ramsey, Rosemary, “Biases and Bridges: Reception of the Italian Avant-Garde in the United States, 1949–1957” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Read, Heather, “Canonizing Modernism: The Sacred Art Movement and the Postwar Crisis of French Identity” (Washington University, J. Klein)

Reed, Alycia F., “Ready to Blow Your Mind: Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Reed, Emily, “Alexander Calder, Naum Gabo, Isamu Noguchi, and the Pre- and Post-War Development of Abstract Art for Public Space” (Virginia, E. Turner)

Reineck, Ryan, “‘Our Decorative Scheme’: Abstraction and Subversion in the Designs of the Omega Workshops, 1913–1919” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Reitz, Christopher, “Hedged Identity: Art and Speculation in the 1980s and 1990s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Richard, Laura, “Prime Meridian: Time for Maria Nordman” (UC Berkeley, J. Bryan-Wilson)

Ridler, Morgan, “The Bauhaus Wall-Painting Workshop: Mural Painting to Wallpapering, Art to Product” (CUNY, R. Long)

Rifelj, Claire, “Collage Culture: Art in California in the 1970s and 80s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Riley, Caroline, “‘Ambassador of Good Will’: The Museum of Modern Art’s Three Centuries of American Art in 1930s Europe and the United States” (Boston, P. Hills)

Riordan, Lindsay, “Art and Objectlessness: The Precarity of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1913–1928” (Yale, S. Zeidler)

Ritter, Gabriel, “Kitawaki Noboru and Surrealism in Japan, 1930–1951” (UCLA, D. McCallum)

Rivera, Alfredo, “Revolutionizing Modernities: Visualizing Utopia in 1960s Havana, Cuba” (Duke, R. Powell, E. Gabara)

Roberts, Jodi, “Photography and the Contested Spaces of Buenos Aires Under Juan Domingo Perón” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan, R. Lubar)

Robbins, Ola, “The Construction of Alterist Identities in the Self-Portraits of James Ensor” (CUNY, J. Sund)

Rochester, Katherine, “Animating Ornament: From Lotte Reiniger’s Silhouette Films toward a Theory of the Decorative in Animation” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel, K. Beckman)

Roje, Natasha, “After Abstract Expressionism: Revisiting the Death of Painting Problematic” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Romanenko, Katerina, “The Visual Language of the Soviet Popular Illustrated Magazines in the 1930s” (CUNY, R. Long)

Rosenberg, Max, “Exhibiting Sovereignty: Redefining Modern Art and the State in Postwar West Germany” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Rozman, Stephanie, “Acquiring Modernity: Collecting and Exhibiting Indian Art in the Early Twentieth- Century” (Minnesota, F. Asher)

Ruembeli, Susanne, “Art as Tragicomedy: Martin Kippenberger and the End of the Avant-Garde” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Ruff, Georgina, “Beyond Light and Space: How the Lamp Changes Everything” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Ryan, Tina Rivers, “‘Lights in Orbit’: The Howard Wise Gallery and the Rise of Media in the 1960s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Sackeroff, Samuel, “The Liberal Image” (Yale, S. Zeidler)

Sanchez, Michael, “The Rhine System: Germany and the Logistics of Contemporary Art around 1970” (Columbia, B. Joseph, R. Krauss)

Schafer, Susan, “Roma Anno Zero: Continuity and Change in Post-World War II Architecture in Rome” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Schiller, Emily, “Unsettled Masses: Transportation in American Art, 1929–1946” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Schoenberger, Janna, “Ludic Conceptualism: Art and Play in the Netherlands from 1959–1975” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Schroeder, Kristin, “How to Look Sachlich: Fashion and Objectivity in Weimar Germany” (Michigan, M. Biro)

Scott, Hallie, “Doing=Teaching: Interdisciplinary Pedagogy in California, 1966–1974” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Shultz, Oliver, “Paul Thek’s Untimely Bodies, 1963–1988” (Stanford, P. Lee)

Scruggs, Andrew, “Photo Riot!: American Photographic Practices, 1962–1975” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Serrano, Blanca, “Between Limit and Possibility: Reflections on the Visual Culture of Recycling in 1990s Cuban Art” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Seymour, Brian, “Art Collecting and Shaping Publics at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: A Philadelphia Story” (Temple, G. Silk)

Shirkey, Joshua, “Dance and/as Art in the United States, 1953–1979” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Silveri, Rachel, “The Art of Living in the Historical Avant-Garde” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Smith, Sarah-Neel, “Art, Democracy, and the Culture of Dissent in 1950s Turkey” (UCLA, S. Mathur)

Smith, William, “Cinematic Borderlands: A Culture of Film in the Art of the 1960s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Smither, Devon, “Bodies of Anxiety: The Nude in Modern Canadian Art, 1910–1950” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Spaulding, Daniel, “No Experiments: Art in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1968–1989” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Stark, Trevor, “Total Expansion of the Letter: Cubism, Dada, Mallarmé” (Harvard, B. Buchloh, M. Gough)

Steinberg, Monica, “Finish Fetish: Art, Artists, and Alter-Egos in Los Angeles of the 1960s” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Steverlynck, María-Laura, “The School of the South Experiment: The Pedagogy and Legacy of a New World Modernism” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Strickland, Lisa Dillon, “Curbing Containment: Postwar American Art and the Cold War” (Stony Brook University, M. Bogart)

Sweet, Leah, “Defining (Neo) Dada: German Art of the 1950s and 1960s” (IFA/ NYU, R. Storr)

Swinbourne, Anna, “Marvelous Spectacle: The Role of Ostend’s Benediction of the Sea in Selected Paintings and Drawings by James Ensor” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar; P. Soucek)

Tanga, Martina, “Acts of Disengagement: Italian Art in the 1970s” (Boston, G. Williams)

Taylor, Phil, “Raoul Ubac’s Photographic Surrealism” (Princeton, A. McCauley)
Tran, Thuy, “The Vietnamese Avant-Gardes, 1954–1975” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Monahan, E. B. Robertson)

Tiso, Elisabeth, “The Public Art of Jean Tinguely: 1959–1991” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Troeller, Jordan, “The Bauhaus in Situ: The Place of Abstraction in Weimar Germany” (Harvard, M. Gough, B. Buchloh)

Tung, Stephanie, “Truth in Translation: Discourses of Photography in Republican Era China” (Princeton, J. Silbergeld)

Tyson, John, “Hans Haacke: Beyond ‘Systems Esthetics’” (Emory, J. Meyer)

Uchill, Rebecca, “Developing Experience: Alexander Dorner’s Exhibitions, from Weimar Republic Germany to the Cold War United States” (MIT, C. Jones)

Uslip, Jeffrey, “Mourning in America: Cady Noland and the Age of Reagan” (IFA/NYU, R. Slifkin)

Vangen, Michelle, “Left and Right: Politics and Images of Motherhood in Weimar Germany” (CUNY, R. Long)

Varet, Esther Kim, “Art INC: A Reassessment of the Art and Technology Program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Venator, Melissa “Light and Abstraction in the Arts of the German Weimar Republic” (Rice, G. Bader)

Vicario, Niko, “Import/Export: Raw Materials, Hemisperic Expertise, and the Making of Latin American Art, 1933–1945” (MIT, C. Jones)

Wallace, Amy C., “Experiments in Artistic Living: Artists’ Colonies in Canada and the United States, 1870–1930” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Walsh, Taylor, “Medium at the Margins: Bruce Nauman, 1965–1975” (Harvard, C. Lambert-Beatty, B. Buchloh)

Wang, Hahn-Chih, “The Profane and Profound: American Road Photography from 1930 to the present” (Temple, G. Silk)

Wang, Ya-Ling, “The Institutional Reception of American Abstract Expressionism in Taiwan and China” (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)

Wang, Yang, “Localizing National Art in Maoist China: The Chang’an School of Ink Painting, 1949–1976” (Ohio State, J. Andrews)

Warner, Emily S., “Painting the Abstract Environment: Abstract Murals in New York, 1935–1955” (Pennsylvania, M. Leja)

Watson, Jennifer, “Realism and Representation: Arman, 1954–1964” (Johns Hopkins, M. Fried)

Weaver, Alison, “The Beuys Effect: Joseph Beuys’ Reception in the United States” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Wei, Chu-Chiun, “Globalism and Identity in Taiwanese Contemporary Art, 1978–2009” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Weibgen, Lara, “The Aesthetics of Mereness: Moscow Conceptualism, 1975–1988” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Weintraub, Sara, “From Design to Completion: The Transformation of US War Memorials on the National Mall” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Welch, Adam “‘Borderline Research’: Art between Canada and the United States, 1965–1980” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Wendt, Pan, “Social Fabric: The Group Cloth Works of James Lee Byars, Michelangelo Pistoletto, and Franz Erhard Walther, 1967–70” (Yale, D. Joselit, C. Mehring)

Weyl, Christina, “Abstract Impressions: Women Printmakers and the New York Atelier 17, 1940–55” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Wheeler, Anne, “Language as Material: Rereading Robert Smithson” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

White, Rachel, “Graphic Form: Vogue and the Politics of the Body, 1930–1950” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Wieck, Anna, “Painting, Popular Culture, Politics: Depicting Tradition on the Eve of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939)” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Wiesenberger, Robert, “Visible Language: Muriel Cooper at MIT” (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Williamson, Daniel, “Modern Architecture and Local Culture in Ahmedabad, 1947–1968” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Wilson, Alona, “Hughie Lee-Smith, African American Artist: Narrative Paintings, Jim Crow, and the Cold War” (Boston, P. Hills)

Wolf, Vanessa, “Surplus Feeling: War and Remembrance in Lee Bontecou’s Wall Reliefs, 1958–1966” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Wright, Katharine Josephson, “Your Art Here: Print Advertisements and Contemporary Art, 1964–1990” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Young, Allison, “‘Torn and Most Whole?’: Zarina Bhimiji and the “Culture Wars” on Britain, 1970–2002” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Zavistovski, Katia, “Uncommon Objects: The Representational Painting of Vija Celmins, Llyn Foulkes, and Joe Goode in 1960s LA” (Rice, G. Bader)