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

Twentieth Century
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

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

Açıkgöz, Ümit, “Global Locality, National Modernity: Negotiating Urban Politics in Early Republican Istanbul (1923–1949)” (Rice, S. Hamadeh)

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

Adams, Amanda, “Sally Mann’s Photographs and Theories of Nostalgia” (Virginia Commonwealth, M. Lindauer)

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

Ahern, Mallory, “Flickers, Loops, Dots, Stacks, and Tracings: Cinematic Devices and the Technical Image, 1960–1975” (Yale, F. Casetti, C. Buckley)

Alexander, Lily, “Telecommunications Art Histories: Early Experiments with Presence, Telepresence, and Other Forms of Embodied Exchange” (UC Santa Cruz, J. González)

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

Alvarez, Andrea, “The Art and Pedagogy of Josef Albers” (Virginia Commonwealth, E. Garberson)

An, Jamin, “Tracing the Emergence of Contemporary Curatorial Practice, 1960s–1970s” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

Apostol, Corina Lucia, “Dissident Education: Socially Engaged Art from Eastern Europe (1980–present)” (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Ari, Nisa, “Cultural Mandates: Art and Political Parity in Early Twentieth-Century Palestine” (MIT, N. Rabbat and C. Jones)

Arnadottir, Heida, “SÚM, Fluxus, and the Nonhuman: The Development of Icelandic Contemporary Art around SÚM, 1965–1975” (University of British Columbia, T. Smith)

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

Bacal, Edward, “Bodies Withdrawn: The Ethics of Abstraction in Contemporary Post-Minimal Art” (Toronto, J. Ricco)

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

Baker, Marissa H., “The Nation Within: Chicago’s Black Arts Movement and the Figuration of Black Liberation” (UIC, L. Lee)

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

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

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

Behan, Antonia, “‘The Brain of the Machine’: Ethel Mairet’s Textile Laboratory” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Stirton)

Bell, Gloria, “The Eloquence of Things: An Analysis of Indigenous Art at the 1925 Pontifical Missionary Exposition” (University of British Columbia, C. Thrush)

Beresford, Amanda, “Count Étienne de Beaumont, Dance, and the Contest for the Avant-garde” (Washington University, J. Klein)

Berkowitz, Elizabeth, “Bloomsbury’s Byzantium and the Writing of Modern Art” (CUNY, R. Long)

Boate, Rachel, “Biomorphic Abstraction in 1930s Paris” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Bonin, Christianna, “Expats, Exports, Exiles: Architecture and the Emerging Expert in Weimar Germany and the Soviet Union (1917–45)” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Boone, Jobyl, “Christo and Jean-Claude in the United States, 1964–2005” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Borgen, Maibritt, “Media; Matters: Material - Öyvind Fahlström’s Performances” (Yale, C. Buckley)

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

Bratton, Lyndsay, “The Artěl Cooperative (1908–1934): Crafting Czech Modernity for the Nation” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Breatore, Mattthew, “Tansula do Amanal and Emilia Di Carakcauti, 1922–1930: Brazilian Art and Identity” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

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

Bucarelli, Viviana, “Awe in Quietude: Transcendentalist Magic Realism” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Bucilla, Drew, “Europ: Expanded Cinema, Projection, and the Film Co-op in Western Europe, 1966–1979” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

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

Buonocore, Jennifer, “Toward a Critical Poetics: The Art of Carl Andre, Dan Graham and Eva Hesse, 1965–1970” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Burleigh, Paula, “The Labyrinth, the Cave, and the Monolith: Archaic Impulses in Utopian Projects in Europe, 1947–1972” (CUNY, R. Golan)

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

Camp, Jennifer, “Stories in Pictures: The Woodcut Novels of Lynd Ward and Visual Narrative in Depression-Era America” (Virginia, C. Higginbotham)

Campbell, Andrianna, “Norman Lewis: Linearity, Pedagogy, and Activism in his Abstract Expressionism, 1946–1964” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

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)

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

Carter, Kristen, “Enraged and Confused: Art after Student Revolt, circa 1970” (University of British Columbia, S. Guilbaut)

Chaim, Jordan Karney, “Permanent Presence: Artists, Exhibition Spaces, and the Rise of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, 1970–1990” (Boston, G. Williams)

Chuang, Grace, “Bernard II Vanrisamburgh, Master Cabinetmaker in Eighteenth-Century Paris” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Clifford, Benjamin, “Painting and Geometry circa 1980, Mary Heilmann, Chuck Close, Allan McCollum” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Coe, Erin, “Cultural Icon Meets Cultural Landscape: Georgia O’Keeffe, Historiography, and Lake George” (Boston, P. Hills)

Cohen, Lucas, “Port of Flanders” (Columbia, R. Krauss)

Cooke, Erica, “The Dia Art Foundation: The Formation of Site, Address, and Audience” (Princeton, H. Foster)

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

Cowcher, Kate, “Between Revolutionary Motherland and Death: Art and Visual Culture in Socialist Ethiopia” (Stanford, B. Martinez-Ruiz, P. Lee)

Crockett, Vivian, “‘The skin of all’: The Racial Politics of an Anthropophagic Return in Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Pape” (Columbia, K. Jones)

Croggon, Nicholas, “Reconstructing the Utopian Moment: Experimental Video Practices in the Late 1960s and 1970s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Czerwinski, Mikolaj, “An Intelligent, Complex, and Human Design Project: Design as Social and Political Practice in Poland 1956–1972” (UIC, J. Mekinda)

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

Damman, Catherine, “Unreliable Narrators: Laurie Anderson, Julia Heyward, and Jill Kroesen Perform the 1970s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Davidow, Jackson, “Viral Visions: Art, Epidemiology, and Spatial Practices in the Global AIDS Pandemic” (MIT, C. Jones)

de Lacaze, Michaela, “Populist Counter-Spectacles: Marta Minujin’s Art of the 1960s” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

de Laforcade, Sonia,“Áudio-Visual: The Slide as Medium in Brazilian Art of the 1970s” (Princeton, I. Small)

DeGregorio, William, “Objectifying Dress: Collecting Historic Costume in the United States, 1920–1970” (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Demby, Nicole, “World on View: Images of Internationalism and the Work of Art as Global Medium, 1945–1960” (Yale, M. Gaifman)

Derom, Edouard, “Group ZERO: New Interpretations” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

DeRose, Elizabeth, “Defying Graphic Tradition: Printmaking Strategies of Latin American Conceptualists (1963–1984)” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

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

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

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

Dupecher, Natalie, “Language, Body, World: The Art of Hans Bellmer” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Edwards, Randall, “Beyond Land Art: Site, Body, and Self in the Work of Dennis Oppenheim, 1967–75” (CUNY, H. Senie)

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)

Feldman, Julia, “Charles Simonds” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Firunts, Mashinka, “Performing the Pedagogy of Protest” (Pennsylvania, K. Silverman)

Fiske, Courtney, “Rethinking Post-Minimalism: Gordon Matta-Clark and the Cut c. 1970” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Fitzmaurice, Melissa, “Modeling the Modern Myth of Rome” (Binghamton University, J. Walker)

Folkman, Marjorie, “Dance’s Imprint: Choreography of the Visual Avant-Garders” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Stirton)

Frasco, Elizabeth, “Revolutionary Mexican Landscape: Correlating Political and Stylistic Change in Early Modern Mexico” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Freese, Lauren, “Taste in the City: Depictions of Food Consumption in Urban America, 1880–1920” (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

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

Fuentes, Elvis, “Bowling for Moscow: Cuban Art and Soviet Visual Culture, 1959–1991” (Rutgers, T. Flores, J. Sharp)

Gaylord, Kristen, “‘Infiltrate the Masses’: Immaculate Heart College and Corita Kent in the 1960s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Gent, Madeline, “Re-covering Shidai Manhua: The Relationship between Manhua, its Audience, and Publishing Culture in 1930s Shanghai” (Maryland, College Park, J. Kuo)

Gerspacher, Arnaud, “Posthumanist Animals in Art: France and Belgium, 1972–87” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Ginsberg, Mary Ann, “The Revolution before the Revolution: The Art Bureau of Nadezhda Dobychina, 1912–1919” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Glosser, Caitlin, “Painting in Any Medium: Sonia Delaunay’s Embodied Vision of Modernity” (Emory, T. Cronan)

Goldman, Sasha, “Torno Subito: Maurizio Cattelan and the Return(s) of Italy” (Boston, G. Williams)

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

Gore, Holly, “Aspirational Structures: Institutional Building in Wood, 1943–1969” (UC Santa Barbara, J. Sorkin)

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

Gyorody, Andrea D., “Joseph Beuys Reconsidered: Sculpture, Performance, and Politics, 1964–86” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Haines, Chelsea, “Staging the Modern, Building the Nation: Israeli Exhibitions, 1948–1965” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Hallman, Lee, “On London Ground: The Landscape Paintings of Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Harbin, Virginia Allison, “Visual Excess in Contemporary Art from the South Asian Diaspora” (Rutgers, T. Flores)

Hartnett, Gerald, “Recorded Objects and Counterauras: An Art History of Time-Based Technical Reproducibility, 1954–1964” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Hawley, Elizabeth S., “Imaging the Indian/Imagining the Indian: Modern Art and Native Tradition in Santa Fe, 1909–1931” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Healy, Charlotte “Haptic Perception in Artistic Training and Two-Dimensional Art and Design, from Weimar Germany to Postwar America” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Henriksen, Niels, “Asger Jorn and the Classification of Disfiguration, 1948–1965” (Princeton, H. Foster)

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

Heung, Elsie, “Women’s Suffrage in American Art: Recovering Forgotten Contexts, 1900–1920” (CUNY, G. Levin)

Hitte, Tessa, “Rebranding the Enemy: American Propaganda and Photography in Postwar Germany” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Holaday, Jill M., “Gruppe Zero: A Working Through of War Trauma” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Huber, Stephanie, “Cultural Predicaments: Neorealism in the Netherlands 1927–1945” (CUNY, E. Braun)

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

Hunter, Lucy, “A Behavioral Theory of the Artist in Residence” (Yale, T. Barringer; JD Conner)

Iglesias Lukin, Aimé, “This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975” (Rutgers, T. Flores)

Innes, Margaret, “Signs of Labor in the American Photographic Press, 1926–1951” (Harvard, R. Kelsey)

Isgro, Marina, “The Animate Object of Kinetic Art, 1955–1968” (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

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

Isto, Raino, “Monumental Endeavors: Sculpting History in Southeastern Europe, 1960–2016” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

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

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, “On the Edge: Alberto Burri in Rome, 1946–1960” (Johns Hopkins, M. Fried)

Johnson, Lauren A., “‘True Americanism’: Images of Race and Citizenship in Ansel Adams’s Photobooks, 1940–1960” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Karam Encarnacion, Samantha, “Ways of Being, Ways of Knowing: Dorothea Tanning’s Posthumanist Representations” (Virginia Commonwealth, K. Chapman)

Karasoulas, Margarita, “Mapping Immigrant New York: Race and Place in Ashcan Visual Culture” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Kauffman, Alexander, “‘Faire un Cinéma’: Marcel Duchamp and the Moving Image” (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

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

Kliger, Marina, “The Troubadour Style and Gendered Historical Consciousness” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Kogut, Gabriela, “Fictions of the Real: Direct Experience and Mediation in Postwar American Art and Visual Culture” (CUNY, M. Hadler)

Kolodziej, Magdalena, “Empire at the Exhibition: The Imperial Art World of Modern Japan (1907–1937)” (Duke, G. Weisenfeld)

Kong, Hyoungee, “Fleshly Japonisme: Japonisme and Woman’s Body in France 1870–1914” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Korobkin, Rachel, “Sculptural Bodies of the Great Depression” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr.)

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

Lathrop, Perrin, “A Sublime Art: Akinola Lasekan and Colonial Modernism in Nigeria” (Princeton, C. Okeke-Agulu)

Law, Jessica, “Painting Laid Bare: Mapping the Diagram within Modern Art” (University of British Columbia, J. Mansoor)

Lazevnick, Ashley, “Precisionism in the Long 1920s” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Leonardo, Emily, “Interventions into the Geographic: Collective Practice and Performance in le Midi, 1962–71” (Stony Brook University, D. Mather)

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

Lima, Alvaro Luis, “Revolutionary (Dis)associations: Modern Art in Mozambique” (Columbia, Z. Strother)

Llorens, Natasha, “Imagining Violence, Imagining the Nation: Algerian National Cinema between 1965 and 1979” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Lopez, Albert, “The Integrated State: Architecture, Planning, and Politics in Mexico, 1938–1958” (MIT, A. Dutta)

Lowry, Alexis, “On the Road: Art Practice in the Era of the Interstate, 1956–76” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

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)

Machida, Nicholas K., “The Syntax of Sites: Art and US Urban Infrastructure, 1956–1980” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

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

Mani, Camran, “Henri Matisse and the Politics of ‘Neo-Fauvism,’ 1930–1945” (Harvard, M. Gough)

Mann, Ted, “Una ‘Pop Art Italiana?’: The Rome School, New York, and the Polemics over a New Realism in Italy, 1957–1964” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

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

Martynyuk, Olena, “Postmodern Perestroika: Ukrainian Artistic Networks of the 1980s–1990s” (Rutgers, Jane A. Sharp)

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

Matsumura, Kimiko, “Science/Fiction: Early Twentieth-Century Display in the American Museum of Natural History and its Post-War Responses” (Rutgers, S. Sidauskas)

Matyczyk, Ewa, “Public Transformations: Intervention, Memory, and Community in Warsaw, 1970–2010” (Boston, G. Williams)

Mays, Eowyn, “Tracing the Imperial Imaginary in American and Philippine Visual Culture from 1898 to 1918” (Maryland, College Park, R. Ater)

McClenathan, Erin, “Handheld Cinema: The Ephemeral Avant-garde ca.1917–1944” (Georgia, N. Andrew)

McCollum, Christina, “Exhibitions of Outsider Art since 1947” (CUNY, R. Golan)

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

McGinnis Flanagan, Julie, “Remapping the Spaces for American Art: John Singer Sargent, Modernism, and the Grand Central Art Galleries, 1922–1939” (Temple, E. Pauwels; G. Silk)

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

Mechella Yezernitskaya, “Wartime Art and Conflict in the Russian and Soviet Avant-Gardes, 1914–1927” (Bryn Mawr, H. King, T. Harte)

Mericle, Robyn, “Before the Endless Miles of Wind and Sand and Empty Far Off Sky: Desert Landscapes in Hollywood’s Silent Era” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Mickevicius, Emilia, “Dispassionate Landscapes: Style and Spectatorship in New Topographics, 1975” (Brown, D. Nickel)

Miller, Mark Parker, “Claiming and Denying Sophistication: Grant Wood’s Art and Responses to it, 1930–1942” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Miller, Sequoia, “Come Together: Conceptual Art and Studio Craft in the 1960’s and 1970’s” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr.)

Minton, Laura, “‘I’ve been all over this world four times’: Travel, Place, and Memory in the Art of Joseph E. Yoakum” (Kansas, D. Cateforis; C. Eldredge)

Moore, Nikki, “THE AGRI-TECTURE OF THE GREEN REVOLUTION: Commodity Production, Architecture and the Agrilogistics of Transnational Aid between the United States and the Caribbean Region, 1940–1973” (Rice, F. López-Durán)

Morandi, Maria Cristina, “The Representation of Space as a Metaphor in Soviet Hyperrealist Paintings from 1970–1980s” (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

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

Mowder, Meredith, “Art after Dark: Performance in Downtown New York, 1978–1988” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Murphy, Benjamin, “Fieldwork: Problems of Observation in Latin American Video” (Princeton, I. Small)

Musteata, Natalie, “From Radicality to Romanticism: The Institutionalization of the Artist as Curator, 1970–2010” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

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

Nelson, Elyse, “Antonio Canova: Late Career and His British Patrons” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

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

Nesselrode, Sean, “Petro-Modernism: Art, Oil, and Industry in the Venezuelan Twentieth- Century” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Nitsche-Krupp, Andrea, “Process and Perversions: The Early Work of Matthew Barney” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

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

O’Steen, Danielle, “Plastic Fantastic: American Sculpture in the Age of Synthetics” (Maryland, College Park, J. Shannon)

Olivas, Yvonne, “System Withdrawal: Lee Lozano’s General Strike” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Omans, Sam, “El Lissitzky, Architect and Spatial Form, 1921–1932” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

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

Parent, Vanessa, “History, Myth, and the Worker Body: Vienna Actionism in the Longue Duree of 1848” (University of British Columbia, J. Mansoor)

Park, Eunyoung, “Situating Contemporary Korean Art in the Age of Globalization” (Kansas, D. Cateforis)

Park, Haeyun, “Electronic Esperanto: Trans-Pacific Development of Video Art, 1969–1991” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

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

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

Peterson, Lindsay, “Building the Home Front: The Lanham Act and the Modernization of American Housing, 1940–1945” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Phillips, Daniel K., “Kazimir Malevich and Russian Modernism” (Chicago, M.J. Jackson)

Pierce, Kathleen, “Surface Tension: Skin, Disease, and Visuality in Third Republic France” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Pires, Leah, “Finesse: Louise Lawler in Collaboration, 1978–1984” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Pistell, Gillian, “Ray Johnson: Artist as Archivist” (CUNY, M. Hadler)

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

Pocock, Antonia, “Sub-Pop from Claes Oldenburg to Jeff Koons” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Polonyi, Eszter, “Ghost Writer: Béla Balázs’s Hauntology of Film” (Columbia, N. Elcott)

Poon, Jessica, “Cosmopolitanism and Canadian Modernism: Painters Eleven and the Configuration of Postwar Canadian Identity in the 1950s” (University of British Columbia, J. O’Brian)

Poor, Kristin, “The Sculptural Prop and the Activation of the Object, 1960–1979” (Princeton, H. Foster)
Pushaw, Bart, “Art, Race, and the Battle for Visual Sovereignty in the Colonial Baltic World, 1880–1920” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Raffel, Amy, “Merchandise, Mass Media, and Accessibility: Keith Haring’s Pop Shop” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Rahn, Amy, “Spheres of Influence: Joan Mitchell’s Work and Milieus, 1955–1992” (Stony Brook University, K. Siegel)

Ramaswamy, Deepa, “Regulating the Threatened City: Postwar Crises and the Privatization of New York City” (MIT, A. Dutta)

Read, Heather, “Canonizing Modernism: An Avant-garde Legacy in France’s Sacred Art Movement, 1939–1958” (Washington University, J. Klein)

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

Richan, Emma, “Abstraction, Anarchism, and Indigeneity: Clyfford Still’s Contrarian Voice through the 1930s” (University of Victoria, A. Antliff)

Richmond-Moll, Jeffrey, “Roots/Routes: Spirituality and Modern Mobility in American Art, 1900–1945” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Rife, Michaela, “Presenting Resource Extraction: Visual Culture and Land Use in the American West” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

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, “Beuys, Terror, Value: 1967–1979” (Yale, S. Zeidler)

Rivas Pérez, Jorge, “Venezuelan Mid-Century Modern Design: Miguel Arroyo and His Circle, c.1945–1965” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Robinson, Christine, “Modern History: Sarah Charlesworth and Appropriation, 1977–2012” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Rochester, Katherine, “Lotte Reiniger and the Animated Ornament in Experimental Film, 1919–1937” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel, K. Redrobe)

Roje, Natasha, “After Abstract Expressionism: Revisiting the ‘Death of Painting’ Problematic” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

Romero, Rosalia, “Transborder Anarchism: Visual Culture in Greater Mexico, 1892–1934” (Duke, E. Gabara)

Rosati, Lauren, “Mechanical Kingdoms: Sound Technologies and the Avant-garde, 1930–1933” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Rottman, Zachary D., “A Cinematic Atopia: Minimalism and the Filmic Afterlife of the Russian Avant-gardes 1962–1977” (UCLA, G. Baker)

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, Caitlin, “Documents of Social Life: Photography in Popular Front France” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

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

San Martín, Florencia, “The Art of Alfredo Jaar within the Latin American Framework” (Rutgers, T. Flores)

Sánchez Gómez, Antonio, “An Exotic Object and Its Places: The Thor Washing Machine in Barranquilla and Bogotá (1906–1920)” (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Sánchez, Marisa, “The Beckett Effect: The Work of Paul Chan, Stan Douglas, and William Kentridge” (University of British Columbia, C. Soussloff)

Sands, Audrey, “Lisette Model and the Inward Turn of Photographic Modernism” (Yale, C. Armstrong)

Schillinger, Jakob, “The Improvement of Contemporary Art: From Information Aesthetics to Post-Conceptual Painting” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Schopp, Caroline Lillian, “Body Analyses/Poetic Acts: Ambivalences of Austrian Performance Art after 1945” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Schriber, Abbe, “The Ethics of Obscurity: David Hammons and Black Experimentalism, 1974–1989” (Columbia, K. Jones)

Schwartz, Wiley, “Experimental Pedagogies: Art and Politics of the Scandinavian Neo-Avant-Garde (1961–1972)” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Scott, Hallie, “Communicationists and Un-Artists: Pedagogical Experiments in California, 1966–1974” (CUNY, C. Bishop)
Scruggs, Andrew, “Photo Riot!: American Photographic Practices, 1962–1975” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Searcy, Elizabeth, “By Any Means: Carrie Mae Weems and the 1980s” (UCLA, S. Nelson)

Serrano, Blanca, “Between Limit and Possibility: Bricolage, Construction, and Restoration in 1990s Art from Cuba” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

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

Shaw, Hannah R., “August Sander and the Photographic Conditions of Nazi-Era Germany” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

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

Sichel, Jennifer, “Criticism without Authority: Gene Swenson, Jill Johnston, Gregory Battcock” (Chicago, D. English)

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

Simon, Sydney Skelton, “Harry Bertoia and Postwar American Design Culture” (Stanford, P. Lee)
Smith, Laura Lake, “Imaging the In-between: The Serial Art of Richard Tuttle” (Georgia, I. Wallace)

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

Sobol, Blythe, “Family Ties: The Patronage of the Family of Madame de Montespan in the Golden Age of Bastards” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Solano, Juanita, “Benjamin de la Calle and Meliton Rodriquez (History of Photography in Medellin, Colombia)” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

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

Stemberger, Claudia Marion, “On the Idea of Contingency in Art” (Duke, K. Stiles)

Sterba, Anika, “Dispersal and Persistence: Networks of Surrealist Magazines in the Americas” (University of British Columbia, T. Smith)

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

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

Stone, Elizabeth Doe, “Cosmopolitan Facture: John Singer Sargent and Anders Zorn, 1871–1915” (Virginia, S. Betzer)

Strickland, Lisa Dillon, “Reclaiming Sculpture: Women and Environmental Art in Postwar America” (Stony Brook University, M. Bogart)

Stutterheim, Sydney, “Accomplices in Art: 1971–1987” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

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

Taylor, Phil, “Raoul Ubac’s Photographic Surrealism” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Teti, Matthew, “Chris Burden, 1967–1971” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

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

Tuite, Rebecca, “Nightwear in Hollywood Film and Television and the United States Nightwear Industry, 1945–1977” (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

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

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

Venator, Melissa, “Light Play: Light Art in 1920s Germany” (Rice, G. Bader)

Vetter, Michael, “Robert Irwin and the End of Objects” (Maryland, College Park, J. Shannon)

Voss, Annemarie, “Incremental Remedies: Contemporary Women Artists and Ecology, 1980–2000” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Wallace, Amy C., “Studio of Nature: The Transformation of Artists’ Studios, 1850–1915” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

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

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

Warner, Emily S., “Abstraction Unframed: Abstract Murals in New York, 1935–1960” (Pennsylvania, M. Leja)

Weaver, Alison, “The Beuys Effect: Joseph Beuys’ Reception in the United States” (CUNY, S. Wilson)
Wei, Chu-Chiun, “Globalism and Identity in Taiwanese Contemporary Art, 1978–2009” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

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, 1965–75” (Toronto, E. Legge)

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

Werther-Rosenow, Barbara, “Communicative Strategies in Contemporary Video Art” (Rutgers, T. Flores)

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)

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

Witkowski, Jacqueline, “Disappearing Threads: Textile Practices in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, 1964–1990” (University of British Columbia, T. Smith)

Wolf, Olivia, “Migrating Constructions: Nationalist Debates and Mahjar Monuments in Modern Argentina, 1910–1955” (Rice, S. Hamadeh)

Wolff, Lesley, “¡Guerra al metate!: The Visuality of Foodways in Postrevolutionary Mexico City (1920–1960)” (Florida State, M. Carrasco)

Woolsey, Caitlin, “Sensibilia: Sounding the Acoustic Image in Postwar Paris” (Yale, C. Buckley)

Worsnick, Matthew “Ambivalent Lines: Urban and Architectural Appropriations in Contested Italo-Yugoslav Territories, 1918–1954” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Wurzelbacher, Karli, “Reverse Painting on Glass: Seeing through the Surface of American Modernism” (Delaware, W. Bellion, J. Hill)

Yasumura, Grace, “Invisible Men, Invisible Women: Labor, Race, and the (re)Construction of American Citizenship in New Deal Post Office Murals” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Yohalem, Hannah, “The Device: Objects, Bodies, and Words in Motion in Jasper Johns’s Art, 1954–1968” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Young, Allison, “Torn and Most Whole: The Art of Zarina Bhimji, 1986–2002” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Young, Gillian, “Joan Jonas’s Tele Vision, 1968–1984” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Zaikina, Olga, “Spatializing Consciousness: Participatory Art, Objects, and Poetry of Andrey Monastyrsky in the 1970s–80s” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Zavistovski, Katia, “Picturing Common Objects: Vija Celmins, Llyn Foulkes, and Joe Goode in 1960s LA” (Rice, G. Bader)

Ziolkowski, Aaron, “American Corporate Art and Architecture in the Mid 20th Century” (Penn State, S. Rich)