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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2015

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Algee, Hannah, “The Comparative Model: Recanonizing the Abject ‘Body’ in/of Contemporary Feminist Art” (Temple, G. Silk; A. Nelson)

Cho, Hyeok, “Can the Subaltern Artist Speak?: Postmodernity, Femininity, and Racial Identity in Lee Bul’s Art” (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)

Daly, Kathleen, “Shapely Bodies: Women, Architecture, and the Material World of Health, 1865–1940” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Dorofeeva, Maria, “Fantasizing National Manhood: Art, Sexual Politics, and the Rise of Queer Counterpublics in Spain, 1898–1939” (UIUC, O. Vazquez)

Grayson, Saisha, “Cellist, Catalyst, Collaborator: The Work of Charlotte Moorman, 1963–1980” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Hollenbach, Julie, “A Cultural Analysis of Common Creativity: A Phenomenological Critical Race Assessment of Professional and Amateur Contemporary Crafting” (Queen’s, J. Helland; S. Alfoldy)

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

Mason, Ashley, “Jean-François Millet’s Depictions of Women” (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Robbins, Karen, “Discipline and Polish: Teaching Domesticity at the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, 1868–1917” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Rooney, Sierra, “Monuments to Women: Visualizing Female Heroes in American Public Life since 1980 (Stony Brook University, M. Bogart)

Shapiro, Abigail, “Ree Morton and Feminist Installation Art, 1968–1977” (McGill, A. Jones)

Sneed, Gillian, “Gendered Subjectivity and Resistance: Brazilian Film and Video Performance Art of the 1970s and 1980s” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

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

Winters, Tom, “Honthorst’s Women: Art, Gender, and the Virtuosi” (Virginia, L. Goedde)