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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

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Berkowitz, Sara, “Ambiguous Bodies: Gender Non-Conformity and Bodily Transformation in Early Modern Italian Art” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono)

Braun, Laurel Anne, “Neither Here Nor There: Gender and Power within the Liminal Spaces of Double Monasteries” (Binghamton University, A. Walkling)

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

Cooley, Jessica A., “Precarious Objects: Conservation in the Art Museum after the Americans with Disabilities Act” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Casid)

Dorofeeva, Maria, “Fantasizing Manhood: Art and Sexual Politics in Spain, 1898–1939” (UIUC O. Vazquez)

Gleeson, Elizabeth Maura, “Between the Public and Private: Friendship, Politics, and Self-Fashioning in the Portraits of Hortense de Beauharnais Bonaparte” (Florida, M. Hyde)

Gollnick, Elizabeth, “Diffusion: Women Light Artists in Postwar California” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

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

Jansen, Judy, “Gridding the Womb: Gender and the Early Modern Intervention in Late Medieval Pictorial Space” (University of British Columbia, J. Monteyne)

Johal, Rattanamol Singh, “Indian Art in the Globalized Nineties” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Kim, Patricia Eunji, “Embodying Femininity and Engendering Power in Greek Dynastic Art (5th–1st c. BCE)” (Pennsylvania, C.B. Rose, A. Kuttner)

Lancaster, Lex Morgan, “Dragging Away: Queer Abstraction in Contemporary Art” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Casid)

Lee, Joo Yun, “Sensible Communities: Materialized Spectatorship in Ryoji Ikeda’s Audiovisual Installation and Performance” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Marks, Maxine, “Touching Nether-Regionalisms: Paul Cadmus as Exemplary Foil to a Homegrown American Art” (University of New Mexico, K. P. Buick)

McCutcheon, Erin, “Strategic Dispositions: Women, Art, and Tradition in Mexico City, 1975–1990” (Tulane, T. Reese)

McGeough, Michelle, “The Indigenous Sovereign Body: Gender, Sexualities, and Performance” (University of New Mexico, J. Szabo)

Morgan, Nicholas, “Displaying Queerness: Art and Identity in the 1990s” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Nicholson, Carissa, “Domestic Iconography on Greek Vases” (Florida, M. Eaverly; M. Hyde)

Perkov, Kayleigh, “Giving Form to Feedback: Craft and Technology circa 1968–1974” (UC Irvine, C. Whiting)

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

Slodounik, Aaron, “The Painter and His Poets: Paul Gauguin and Interartistic Exchange” (CUNY, J. Sund)

Sneed, Gillian, “Gendered Subjectivity and Resistance: Brazilian Women’s Performance-for-Camera, 1974–1985” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Stoltzfus, Eleanor, “New Womanhood and the Bauhaus: The Avant-garde Photography of Lucia Moholy” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Wagner, Nicole, “Women Working the Table: The Material Culture, Gendered Spaces, and Visual Representations of Female Card-Players in Early Modern Italy” (Binghamton University, K. Barzman)

Werier, Leah, “‘The Shop Window Quality of Things:’ The Shop Window and the Staging of Gender, Vision, and Desire” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

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

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