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 in Progress by Subject, 2019

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Coudrelle, Maeve, "The Imprint of Pan-Americanism: Chilean Graphic Biennials, 1963-1970" (Temple University, M.Alvarez)

Driggers, Kristopher, "The History of Idolatry and the Codex Durán Paintings" (University of Chicago, C. Brittenham)

Esquivel, Savannah, “Encountering Ornament in Sixteenth-Century Mexican Monasteries" (University of Chicago, C. Brittenham)

Ficek, Agnieszka Anna, “From Allegory to Revolution: The Inca Empire in the Eighteenth-Century French Imagination” (CUNY-Graduate Center, J. Sund)

Fitch, Nicholas, “'Non hanno capito niente': Figuration and Narrative in the Post-1968 Work of Clorindo Testa" (Columbia University, B. Joseph)

Gillaspie, Caroline, “Delicious Libations: Slavery and Environment in the Visual Culture of the Brazil-U.S. Coffee Trade” (CUNY-Graduate Center, K. Manthorne)

Meyer, Anthony Joshua, “"The Givers of Things": Tlamacazque Art and Architecture in the Mexica (A.D. 1325 - 1521) and Early Transatlantic Worlds” (UCLA, S. Nair)

Miller, Hasbrouck, “State Architecture of the Argentine Interior under Juan Domingo Perón, 1946-1955” (Columbia University, B. Bergdoll)

Ospina, Catalina, “Knowledge Encounters: Mopa Mopa Practice in the Colonial Northern Andes” (University of Chicago, C. Brittenham; Yale University, C. Fromont)

Ramos, Horacio, “Performances of Race: The Making of an Experimental arte popular in Peru, 1979-1990” ((CUNY-Graduate Center, A. Indych-López)

Reyes Walton, JoAnna, “Piety, Plata, and Place: Civic Development and Devotion in Colonial Zacatecas” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

Rivas Maradiaga, Carlos A., " Three Years of Surveillance: Aerial Views of El Salvador from the Descripción Geográfico-Moral de la Diócesis de Goathemala, 1768-1770” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

Saylor, Miranda, “Sor María de Ágreda and Sacred Art in Eighteenth-Century Mexico” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

Valle, Luisa, “One Modern Centro: Race, Space, and Architecture in Rio de Janeiro, 1885 to 1945” (CUNY-Graduate Center, M. Gutman)