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

Fifteenth Century
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2019

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Álvarez de Toledo López Herrera, Felipe, "‘Pinturas Infinitas para América.’ A Data-Driven History of the Market for Paintings in Seville (1500-1700)” (Duke University, H. Van Miegroet)

Andersen, Lisa, “Courtly Space and its Translations at Fontainebleau and Beyond” (The University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Barker, Hilary. "Encountering Antiquity in Renaissance Rome: Archaeology and the Social and Economic Origins of the Classicizing Style, 1400-1550" (University of Chicago, N. Atkinson and R. Zorach)

Boxer, Carly, “It owiþ to be lokid: The Visual Culture of English Medicine, 1348 - 1500” (University of Chicago, A. Kumler)

Boyd, Rachel, "Experimentation and Specialization: The Glazed Terracotta Sculpture of the Della Robbia Workshop, ca. 1430-1550" (Columbia University, M. Cole)

Bulkens, Koen, "Rubens’ Workshop during the Twelve Years’ Truce (1609-21)" (Brown University, J. Muller)

Caya, Aimee, “Brazen Bodies: the Reception and Materiality of English Monumental Brasses, c. 1300-1540” (Case Western Reserve University, E. Gertsman)

Choi, Gina, “Reaching “Peach Blossom Spring”: Poetry and Painting in Fifteenth-Century Japan and Korea” (Princeton, A. Watsky)

Conell, Sarah, “Replicating the Miraculous: Tracing Agency of the Virgin in the Germanic South, 1400-1600” (University of Pittsburgh, C. Nygren)

Marzullo, Francesca, "The Figure and the Threshold: Devotional Overdoors in Medieval and Renaissance Italy" (Columbia University, M. Cole)

Nisse, Cleo, "Unraveling Canvas: Textile Supports and Venetian Painting from Bellini to Tintoretto" (Columbia University, D. Bodart)

Paganussi, Caroline, “Bologna la dotta: The University and the Visual Arts in the Age of the Bentivoglio, 1463-1512” (University of Maryland, College Park, M. Gill)

Pelletier, Chloé, "Ecologies of Landscape & Labor: Painting & the Environment in the Adriatic Renaissance” (University of Chicago, N. Atkinson & R. Zorach)

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

Willson, Justin,“The Moods of Early Russian Art: A Belated Chapter of Byzantine Aesthetics” (Princeton, C. Barber and B. Kitzinger)