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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2018

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Aguilar, Margarita, “Traditions and Transformations in the Work of Adal: Surrealism, El Sainete, and Spanglish” (Graduate Center, CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Barrow, Theodore, “‘Gilded Tropics’: Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent in Florida, 1885-1917” (Graduate Center, CUNY, J. Sund)

Bentley, Brian, “Popistas of Underdevelopment: Brazilian New Figuration, 1963–1970” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Espert, Yasmine, “The Cinema of Social Dreamers: Artists and Their Imaginations Return to the Caribbean” (Columbia University, K. Jones)

Feinberg, Michael, “Caribbean Landscapes, De/coloniality, and the Transatlantic Redistribution of the Enlightenment Sensible” (University of Wisconsin, Madison, J. Casid)

Frasco, Elizabeth, “Women Artists of the New Deal and Mexico, 1933-1943” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Rooney, Adrienne, “An Entire People’s Discourse”: Redefining Aesthetic Standards, Tastes, and Circuits in the 20th Century Circum-Caribbean” (Rice University, F. López-Durán)

Rothenberg, Miriam, “Footprints in the Ash: Landscape and Memory in Montserrat's 'Exclusion Zone'” (Brown University, J. Cherry)

Sessions, Emily, “Fertile Terrain: Botany, Art, and Power in Cuba’s Nineteenth Century” (Yale University, E. Cooke, Jr.)

Turner, Madeline, “From the Kitchen to the Theater: Women’s Collaborative Artist's Books, Exhibitions, and Performance in Mexico City, c. 1980-89” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)