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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Bullock, Nathan, “Architecture and the Performance of Citizenship in a Global City: Singapore, 1965-2015” (Duke University, A. Wharton)

Francolino, Julian T., ”Variations on Monumentality: Laboring Bodies and Socialism, 1930-1970” (University of California, Irvine, R. Betancourt)

Gupta, Huma, “The State Between Dwelling & Building: Sarifa Settlements and the Formation of Iraq” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Hirsch, Liz. “Inevitable Associations: Art, Institution, and Cultural Intersection in Los Angeles, 1973-1988” (Graduate Center, CUNY, D. Joselit)

Murali, Deepthi, “The Politics, Intersensoriality, and Performativity of Transcultural Decorative Arts of Kerala, India” (University of Illinois at Chicago, C. Becker)

Niedbala, Steven, “Penal Aesthetics in the United States, 1950-1985” (Columbia University, B. Bergdoll)

Olivas, Yvonne, “Lee Lozano, General Strike Piece and the Praxis of Total Revolution” (SUNY Stony Brook, Z. Patterson)

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

San Martín, Florencia, “The art of Alfredo Jaar: Representing memory, humanitarian crisis, and power relations through the lens of decoloniality” (Rutgers University, T. Flores)

Schlothan, Betty, “Visual Constructions and Assertions of Community in the Early Modern Towns of the German Erzgebirge” (University of California, Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

Tifentale, Alise, “ The ‘Olympiad of Photography’: The International Federation of Photographic Art, 1950-1965” (Graduate Center, CUNY, S. Wilson)

Walkiewicz, Alice J., “From the 'Song of the Shirt' to the Call to Organize: The Seamstress in Late-19th-Century Art in Europe and the United States” (Graduate Center, CUNY, J. Sund)

Wang, Yijing, “Inscribing Transvisuality: Politics, Transoceanic Nebulae, and Coevality of Chinese Language-based Art, 1985-Present” (University of Pittsburgh, M. Gao)