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

East Asia
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2020

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Adachi, Naoko, "The Photograph Album and the Image of Japan, 1870–1910" (University of Pennsylvania, J. N. Davis, A. Dombrowski)

Ambrozy, Lee, "Bird and Flower Motifs in the Tang-Song Transition (755–1127)" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay)

Chang, Yuri, "Making Monuments: The Production of Space and the Politics of Memory in Post-Gwangju South Korea" (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Denney, Joyce, "The Story of Troy Finds a Home in Macau: A Set of Multicultural Embroidered Hangings of the Seventeenth Century" (Bard Graduate Center, F. Louis)

Fang, Hui, "The Ming's Cosmopolitan Beginnings: Pictorial Art in Yingtian/Nanjing, 1368–c.1450" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay)

Hsu, Che-ying, "Wu Zhen (1280–1354) and the Consolidation of Literati Painting in Mongol Yuan China" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay)

Jang, Jihan, "Something for Nothing: Korean Contemporary Art in the 1990s" (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Katsura, Asako, "Busshitsu in Photography: The Use of Photography in Conceptual Art in Japan and California in the 1960s–1970s" (University of California, Irvine, B. Winther-Tamaki)

Kugo, Kasumi, "The Theory and Practice of Eizo in Japan in the 1960s and 1970s" (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)

Kwon, Vicki Sung-yeon, “Connection in Friction: Contemporary East Asian Art in Transnational Contact Zones” (University of Alberta, B. Boone, N. Loveless)

Lee, Elizabeth, "Landscape of Buddhas: Rock-Carved Buddhist Images on the Korean Peninsula from the 9th to 12th Centuries CE" (IFA/NYU, H.-M. Shen)

Lin, Nancy P., "Making Spaces: Site-Based Practice in Contemporary Chinese Art, 1990s–2000s" (University of Chicago, H. Wu, C. Mehring)

McGill, Jinny, "Science Visualized: Art, Architecture, and the Display of Modern Japanese Science, 1851–1938" (Penn State University, M. Desai)

Min, Kyungso, "Post-Translational Belonging: The Languages of the Future in the Trans-East Asian Circuits of New Media Art after 1984" (University of Wisconsin–Madison, J. H. Casid)

Takata, Ellen, "Stories from the Empty Space: Multinarrative Ethics of Postwar Responsibility through the Photobooks of Seiichi Furuya, 1981–2017" (UC Santa Cruz, E. Cameron, N. Aso)

Wies, Lillian, "A Woman’s Role: Women as Artists, Audiences, and Subjects in Modern Japanese Visual Arts, 1900–1930" (University of Maryland, College Park, A. Volk)

Yang, Xiaoyi, "From Obscurity to Celebrity: Zhangzhou Ceramics for Japan" (Bard Graduate Center, F. Louis)

Yang, Zhiyan, " Reinventing Architectural Culture in Post-Socialist China, 1979–2006" (University of Chicago, H. Wu, K. F. Taylor)

Yiu, Shek On John, "Shi-Oriented Figure Painting in Northern Song China, c.1040–c.1090" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay)

Yoon, Yeorae, "Mapping Gao Fenghan’s Art, 1683–1749: Locality, Experientiality, and Social Criticism" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay)

Youn, Jeffrey, "The Planning, Construction, and Operations of Suwon in Late-Eighteenth-Century Korea: A Genealogy of the Joseon City and the Modernization of Korean Production and Markets" (Binghamton University, K. Barzman)

Zhang, Dongshan, "Worshiping Buddha with the Deceased: Early Sixth-Century Sculpted-Image Stele" (University of Chicago, H. Wu, W.-C. Lin)

Zhang, Xi, "The City's Pleasures: Urban and Visual Culture of Garden Spaces in Shanghai, 1850s–1930s" (University of Chicago, H. Wu, C. Foxwell)

Zhao, Meng, "Roaming, Listening, Gazing: Human Presence Onstage in Song-Yuan Landscape Art (960–1368)" (University of Chicago, H. Wu, A. Pop)

Zhou, Zhenru, "Between the Virtual and the Real: A New Architecture of the Mogao Caves (Dunhuang, China) in 781–1036 CE" (University of Chicago, W.-C. Lin, H. Wu)