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

Decorative Arts
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2018

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Coman, Sonia, “New Values in Art: Japanese and Japoniste Ceramics, 1866-1904” (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Fenton, Rebecca, “Cloth as Conduit: Aesthetics, Dress, and Commerce in Mandé Diasporas” (Indiana University, P. McNaughton)

Fraser, Alexandra, “Art, Decoration, and the Texture of Modern Experience: The Interior Before 1900” (University of Michigan, A. Potts)

Horne, Sarah M. “‘It’s Styled by Helen Dryden’: The Fine Art of Good Taste” (University of Missouri, K. Schwain)

Jones, Sarah S. “The Postmaster’s Porcelain: Collecting European Decorative Arts in Middle America” (University of Missouri, M. Yonan)

Martino, Allison, “Stamping History: Stories of Social Change in Ghana's Adinkra Cloth” (University of Michigan, R. Silverman)

Meyer Stump, Ulrike, “Karl Blossfeldt: Variations. A Study in Image Replication” (Princeton University, A. McCauley)

Peng Peng, “The Lost-wax Casting in Bronze Age China: Technology, and Social Agency” (Princeton, R. Bagley)

Peterson, Laurel O., “Making Spaces: Art and Politics in the Whig Country House, 1688–1745” (Yale University, T. Barringer)

Wiesenberger, Robert, “Print and Screen, Muriel Cooper at MIT” (Columbia University, B. Bergdoll)