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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2020

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Bartolome, Ramona Isabel, "Portraits of the Sun King: Examining the Creation, Reception, and Afterlife of Bernini's Portrait of Louis XIV" (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Eisenberg, Elizabeth, "Modeling Life: Studies in the Transformation of Verrocchio's Sculpture in Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Century Drawing and Painting." (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Gambert-Jouan, Anabelle, "The Places of Sculpture in Medieval Italy and Iberia: Production, Diffusion, and Display of Wood 'Deposition' Groups" (Yale University, J. Jung)

Hughes, Amy, "Refracted Trauma: Dissent, Memory and Affective Politics in Stanislav Libenský's and Jaroslava Brychtová's Public Glass Sculptures in Communist Czechoslovakia" (University of Wisconsin–Madison, J. H. Casid, D. Danaher)

Kim, Eana, "Surreal to the Naked Eye: Art of Real Ecosystem" (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lagarde, Patricia, "Facing Pilgrimage: Tenon Head Sculptures at the Ceremonial Center of Chavín de Huántar, Peru" (Tulane University, E. Boone)

Leifer, Emily, "Light and Space: Los Angeles Installation Art and the Environment of the 1970s" (Bryn Mawr, H. King, J. Thomas)

Lucca, Maria, "The Sienese Sculptural Renaissance: A Case Study of Cross-Cultural Exchange in Central Italy" (CUNY, J. Saslow)

O'Keefe, Julia, "Active Enclosures: Aztec Containers and the Design of Ritual Exchange" (Tulane University, E. Boone)

Sheedy, Lindsay, "Un’orrida Bellezza: Religious Polychrome Sculpture in the Early Modern Mezzogiorno" (Washington University in St. Louis, W. Wallace)

Sunderlin, Anna, “Plaster and Medium and Muse in Nineteenth-Century America” (Virginia Commonwealth University, C. Roach)

Werwie, Katherine, "Visions across the Gates: Materiality, Symbolism, and Communication in the Historiated Wooden Doors of Medieval European Churches" (Yale University, J. Jung)

Wheeler, Anne, "Language as Material: Rereading Robert Smithson" (IFA/NYU, R. Slifkin)