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

Visual Studies
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2018

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Borgen, Maibritt, “Some of My Basic Assumptions: Öyvind Fahlström 1952-1976” (Yale University, C. Buckley, D. Joselit)

Brosnan, Kelsey, “Seductive Surfaces: Anne Vallayer Coster and the Eighteenth-Century Still Life” (Rutgers University, S. Sidlauskas)

Bullock, River, “Listening to Contemporary Art: Vocality as a Technology of Relation” (University of Wisconsin-Madison, J. Casid)

Hahn, Monica, “Go-Between Portraits and the Imperial Imagination circa 1800” (Temple University, E. Pauwels)

Hickey, Amber, “The Aesthetics of Decolonial Worlding: Contemporary Art and Activism Across Turtle Island” (University of California - Santa Cruz, D. Murray)

Jimerson, Lauren, “Defying Gender – Redefining the Nude: Female Artists and the Body in Early 20th century Paris” (Rutgers University, S. Sidlauskas)

Maples, Amanda, “Mobilizing Masquerades: Urban Cultural Arts in Sierra Leone and Beyond” (University of California, Santa Cruz, E. Cameron)

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

McMichael, Alice Lynn, “Rising Above the Faithful: Monumental Ceiling Crosses in Byzantine Cappadocia” (Graduate Center, CUNY, J. Ball)

O'Reilly, Colleen, “Visual Pedagogy in Cold War America: Berenice Abbott, Will Burtin, and the International Visual Literacy Association” (University of Pittsburgh, J. Ellenbogen)

Partridge, Joy, “Visualizing Knowledge in the Illuminated Manuscripts of the Breviari d'amor” (Graduate Center, CUNY, C. Hahn)