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

Drawings/Prints/Work on Paper/Artistc Practice
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2019

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Arnheim, Rebecca, "Ephemera Made Permanent: Collection and Display of Portrait Drawings in Early Modern Italy" (Boston University, J. Cranston)

Bernstein, Margot, "Carmontelle's Profile Pictures and the Things that Made Them Modern" (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Blair, Susannah, "Constantin Guys and Modern Life: 1840-1870" (Columbia University, J. Crary)

Bock, Amanda, “Paul Strand: Envisioning Community, 1940-1955” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Brock, Franny, "Drawing the Amateur: Draftsmanship and Amateurism in Eighteenth-Century France" (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M. Hyde)

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

DiBenedetto, Erica, “Drawing from Architecture: The Conceptual Methods of Sol LeWitt's Art, 1965–1980” (Princeton, B. Doherty and H. Foster)

Feinberg, Michael H., “Caribbean Landscapes, Colonial Landscaping, and De/coloniality in British Print Culture surrounding the Haitian Revolution” (University of Wisconsin-Madison, J. Casid)

Fisher, Kylie, “Imprinting Antiquity: Re-Inventing the Past through Prints in Sixteenth-Century Rome” (Case Western Reserve University, E. Benay)

Goldschmidt, Michal, “Interwar Explorations of Empire and British Identity: Modernism in Mandate Palestine.” (Brown University, C. Martin)

Hillman, Jordan, “Mediating Authority: Representations of the Police in Paris, 1881-1918” (University of Delaware, M. Werth)

Johnson, Josie “Before the Iron Curtain: Margaret Bourke-White’s Early Soviet Photgraphs” (Brown University, D. Nickel)

Kobasa, Clare, "Sacred Impressions: Printmaking in seventeenth-century Sicily" (Columbia University, M. Cole)

Kremnitzer, Kathryn, "Manet's Watercolors: Transition and Translation in the 1860s" (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Lauricella, Natalia, "Collaboration in Color: Master Printers and the Avant-Garde in Belle Époque France" (University of Southern California, V. Schwartz)

Liu, Yifu. "To See for Yourself: Jesuit Visual Representation of China in the 18th Century" (Princeton University, T. Kaufmann)

Martin, Kelsey, “Graveuses en taille-douce: French Women Engravers from the Ancien Regime to the Napoleonic Empire (1660—1815)” (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, M. Hyde)

Mellon, Diana, “Bathing in the Renaissance: Bodies & Landscape in the Campi Flegrei” (Columbia University, M. Cole and D. Freedberg)

Monty, Emily, "Printmaking in Rome in the Age of Philip II." (Brown University, E. Lincoln)

Nakamura, Jun, "Prints and Printedness: Mark-making, Meaning, and Perceptions of Print in the Seventeenth-Century Netherlands" (University of Michigan, C. Brusati)

Pappas, Allison “Considered only in its ultimate nature”: Photography between Object and Idea Brown University, D. Nickel)

Reddicks Pignataro, Megan, “"The Facture of Atmospheric Perspective in Quattrocento Florence" (Temple University, M. Hall)

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

Shahi, Kimia, “Margin, Surface, Depth: Picturing the Contours of the Marine in Nineteenth-Century America” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Shea, Laura Elizabeth. "Photographs from the Road: Inge Morath, Sophie Calle, Sally Mann and Feminist Road Trip Vision" (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Simmons, Elizabeth, “Volterrano as a Draftsman: Style, Technique, and Connoisseurship of Drawings in Seicento Florence” (University of Delaware, D. Stone)

Stockmann, Colleen, "Weeds and Wildflowers: Drawing, Abolition, and Landscape in New York, 1850-1870" (University of Minnesota, J. Marshall)

Szantyr, Rebecca "Nicolino Calyo: A Wider View of American Art, 1833-1855." (Brown University, D. Nickel)

Taylor, Phil, "Raoul Ubac's Photographic Surrealism" (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Tung, Stephanie, “Truth in Translation: Discourses of Photography in Republican Era China” (Princeton, J. Silbergeld)

Unger, Gwen, “Other Selves: Critical Self-Portraiture in Cuba during the 'Special Period in time of Peace,' 1989-1999” (Columbia University, A. Alberro)

Verlaan, Saskia, “Disegno Aperto: Drawing in Italy, 1959-1979” (CUNY-Graduate Center, E. Braun)

Wiepke, Hannah, "'For pictures are the most intelligible books': Crafting Knowledge in Early Modern Printed Images and Books, 1500-1700" (University of Minnesota, M. Gaudio)

Willever, Suzanne, “Disseminating the Art of Rome in Print: Making, Meaning and Going Viral in the Sixteenth Century” (Temple University, M. Hall; A. West)

Yohalem, Hannah, “Movement and Arrest: Jasper Johns, 1954-1968” (Princeton, H. Foster)