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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Beardsley, Amanda, “Celestial Mechanics: Technologies of Salvation in American Mormonism” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough and P. Smart)

Corrigan, Nicole, “The Virgin, the Saints, and the Reconquest: Marian Cult Images in Medieval Toledo and Iberia” (Emory University, E. Pastan)

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

Ewé, Tobias, “Expanding the Limits of Sound (Art): Aesthetics on the Edge of Humanity” (The University of British Columbia, T. Smith)

Kirsch, Corinna, “Life, Systems, and Environment in the Work of Les Levine, 1966–1970” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Lyons, Samantha, “Synaesthetic Dress: Episodes of Sensational Objects in Performance Art, 1955-1975” (University of Kansas, D. Cateforis)

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

Shahi, Kimia, “Margin, Surface, Depth: Picturing the Contours of the Marine in Nineteeth-Century America” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Stobaugh, Nathan, “New Media, New Masses: VALIE EXPORT’s Arts of Communication” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Stout, Erin, “The Technosocial Work of Tony Martin and the Audiovisual Avant-Garde, 1960-1970” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Thomas, David, “Turn On, Tune In, Don’t Drop Out: The Cybernetic Environments of Pulsa” (Binghamton University, K. Hatch)

Yohalem, Hannah, “Movement and Arrest: Jasper Johns, 1954-1968” (Princeton, H. Foster)