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

Sixteenth Century
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2019

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Abdon Guimaraes, Danielle, "Poverty, Disease, and Port Cities: Global Exchanges in Hospital Architecture during the Age of Exploration" (Temple University, T. Cooper)

Agarwala, Seher, "Strategies of Presenting Text and Illustrations: Turning the Pages of a Sixteenth Century Book of Wisdom" (Columbia University, V. Dehejia)

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)

Campbell, Katharine, "Producing the Composite: Stylistic Pluralism in Sixteenth-Century Antwerp Art, c. 1510-1568" (University of Michigan, C. Brusati)

Carlson, Raymond, "Michelangelo between Florence and Rome: Art and Literary Culture in Sixteenth-Century Italy" (Columbia University, M. Cole)

D’Addio, Sophia, "Painted Organ Shutters in Renaissance Italy" (Columbia University, M. Cole)

Duntemann, Elizabeth, “Curing the Incurabili: Healing Rhetoric, Holy Wood, and Venereal Infection in Sixteenth-Century Italian Visual Culture” (Temple University, T. Cooper)

Dupertuis, Lindsay, “Istoriato Maiolica and the Virtues of Reading in Renaissance Urbino and Beyond” (University of Maryland, College Park, M. Gill)

Farrell, Bethany, “Bronzino in Duke Cosimo’s Court: Exchange, Bureaucracy, and Making Art” (Temple University, M. Hall)

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

Foner, Daria Rose, "Collaborative Endeavors in the Career of Andrea del Sarto" (Columbia University, M. Cole)

Hobbs, Katelyn, "Jan Jansz Mostaert: Tradition and Invention in Sixteenth-Century Haarlem" (University of Pennsylvania, S. Brisman)

Hunt, Tiffany Lynn, “The Cappella Paolina: Sacred Space and Sacred Site in pre- and post-Tridentine Rome” (Temple University, M. Hall)

Levine, Adam Harris, "Divine Gifts: Relics and Reliquaries at the Court of Charles V” (Columbia University, H. Klein)

Monty, Emily, "Printmaking in Rome in the Age of Philip II,1556-1598" (Brown Unviersity, E. Lincoln)

Moore, Brantly H., “Rummaging Drawers, Opening Doors: An Inquiry into Sixteenth-Century Collectors’ Cabinets and their Contents” (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, C. Brachmann)

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

Scheiber, Lindsey, "Identity in an Italian Renaissance Court: Art and Architecture of the Palazzo Ducale in Urbino" (Temple University, M. Hall)

Stinebring, Anna-Claire, "Jan Sanders van Hemessen and Antwerp Painting Before Bruegel" (University of Pennsylvania, S. Brisman and L. Silver)

Wallace, Catharine, "Cultivating the Imago: Egyptian All'antica Imagery as Emblems of the City and Roman Hegemony in the Cinquecento” (Temple University, M. Hall)

Weiss, Rachel D., “Picturing Earth's History in Early Modern Views of the Alps, 1494-1655” (UCLA, B. Wilson)

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

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

Wise, Rachel, “Art in Revolt: Material Allegory, Scripture, and the 80 Years’ War” (University of Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

Wood, Emily, “Art, Politics, and Diplomacy at the Courts of Philip II in Madrid and the Medici in Florence” (Northwestern University, J. Escobar)

Zappella, Christine, “Monochrome Painting and the Construction of the Renaissance Self: Andrea del Sarto in the Scalzo” (University of Chicago, C. Cohen)