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

Performance Art/Performance Studies/Public Practice
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2019

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Damman, Catherine, “Unreliable Narrators: Staging Performance in the 1970s” (Columbia University, B. Joseph)

Firunts, Mashinka, “Learning to Refuse: Pedagogy, Protest, and Lecture – Performance, 1964-1975” (University of Pennsylvania, K. Silverman)

Flaherty, Shannon, “Tell Me About It: The Role of Confession in Contemporary Art” (University of Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Grayson, Saisha, “Cellist, Catalyst, Collaborator: The Work of Charlotte Moorman” (Graduate Center, CUNY, C. Bishop)

Metcalf, Megan, “In the New Body: Simone Forti’s Dance Constructions (1960-61) and their Acquisition by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

Parent, Vanessa, “History, Myth and the Worker Body: Vienna Actionism within the Longue Durée of 1848” (The University of British Columbia, J. Mansoor)

Scalissi, Nicole, “Something to See Here: Staged Violence in Contemporary Art” (University of Pittsburgh, T. Smith)

Teti, Matthew, “From Minimalism to Performance Art: Chris Burden, 1967-1971” (Columbia University, B. Joseph)

Young, Gillian, “Telepresence: Joan Jonas and the Emergence of Performance and Video Art in the 1970s” (Columbia University, B. Joseph)