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

Colonial and Modern Latin America
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2019

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Abramovich, Lucia, “Precious Materiality in Colonial Andean Art: Gold, Silver, and Jewels in Paintings of the Virgin” (Tulane University, E. Boone)

Carletti, Sabrina, “Xul Solar and the Argentinian Avant-Garde: Body, Language, Technology, Sociability” (Princeton University, B. Doherty; G. Nouzeilles)

de Lacaze Mohrman, Michaëla, "Populist Counter-Spectacles and the Inception of Mass Media Art in Argentina: Marta Minujín’s Happenings, Performances, and Environments of the 1960s" (Columbia University, A. Alberro)

Donato, Elizabeth, “A Series of Acts that Disappear: The Valparaiso School’s Ephemeral Architectures, 1952-1982” (CUNY-Graduate Center, A. Indych-Lopez)

Gomez, Ximena, “Nuestra Senora: Confraternal Art and Identity in Early Colonial Lima" (University of Michigan, M. Holmes)

Kaplan, Lauren, “Crossing the Atlantic: Italians in Argentina, 1880-1930” (CUNY-Graduate Center, E. Braun)

Lapin Dardashti, Abigail, “The Production of Modern Afro-Brazilian Art: African Decolonization, U.S. Black Power, and Transnational Religious Networks, 1966-88” (CUNY-Graduate Center, A. Indych-Lopez)

Rivera-Fellah, Nadia, “Stills of Passage: Photography and Migration in the US-Mexico Borderlands 1978-1992” (CUNY-Graduate Center, A. Indych-Lopez)

Romero, Rosalia, “Anarchism and Visual Culture in Greater Mexico, 1910-1950”, (Duke University, E. Gabara)

Sneed, Gillian, “Gendered Subjectivity and Resistance: Brazilian Women’s Performance-for-Camera, 1974-1982” (CUNY-Graduate Center, A. Indych-Lopez)

Stewart, Danielle, “Framing the City: Photography and the Construction of São Paolo (1930-1955)” (CUNY-Graduate Center, A. Indych-Lopez)

Todd, Leslie E., “Reconciling Colonial Contradictions: The Multiple Roles of Sculpture in Eighteenth-Century Quito” (University of Florida, M. Stanfield-Mazzi)