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Northern Europe
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2020

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Boate, Rachel, "Embodied Abstraction: The Crisis of Representation in 1930s France" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar Messeri)

Bratton, Lyndsay, "The Artěl Cooperative (1908–1934): Crafting Czech Modernity" (University of Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Caticha, Alicia, "Étienne-Maurice Falconet and the Matter of Sculpture: Marble, Porcelain, and Sugar in Eighteenth-Century Paris" (University of Virginia, S. Betzer)

Cunningham, Theresa Anne, "Scales of Seeing: Spatial Experience in Paris, 1849–1899" (Penn State University, N. Locke)

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

Famularo, Jordan, "Gems and the Media of Italian Art, ca. 1450–ca. 1550" (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Glosser, Caitlin, "Sonia Delaunay's Cross-Media Abstraction" (Emory, T. Cronan)

Gomez Todo, Sandra, "The Visual Culture of Women's Masking in Early Modern England" (University of Iowa, D. Johnson)

Harrington, Erik, "Natural Relaxations: Defining Dutch Pleasures and Pictorial Conventions in the Seventeenth-Century Winter Scene" (University of Virginia, L. Goedde)

McBryde, Brynne, "Public Bodies: The Nude and Public Health in Nineteenth-Century France" (Penn State University, N. Locke)

Meade, Pachomius, "The Lower Senses in Early Netherlandish Epiphany Altarpieces" (University of Missouri, A. R. Stanton)

Miller, Scott, "Royal Nomadism and the Valois Castle" (Northwestern University, C. Normore, R. Zorach)

Omans, Sam, "El Lissitzky: Architecture as Spatial Form, 1909–1941" (IFA/NYU, J.-L. Cohen)

Oswald, Julia, "The Visual Rhetorics of the Relic Treasury, c. 1100–1600" (Northwestern University, C. Normore, C. Swan)

Perers, Maria, "Inside the Ideal Home: The Changing Values of Apartment Living and Consumption in Sweden, 1950–1970" (Bard Graduate Center, A. Ogata)

Rancour, Brittany, "The Visual Language of Identity: Women's Seals in Scotland and Ireland, c. 1100–c. 1400" (University of Missouri, A. R. Stanton)

Reeves, Chris, "Playing Music Badly in Public: Brian Eno and the Limits of the Non-Musician" (University of Illinois at Chicago, H. Higgins, S. E. Archias)

Reinhardt, Chanelle, "Transférer à Paris 'tout ce qu'il y a de beau en Italie': conquêtes matérielles au service de l'édification nationale (1796–1798)" (Université de Montréal, E. Contogouris)

Schwarz, Martin, "The Disputed City: Art, Architecture, and the Performance of Argument in Scholastic Paris (c. 1120–c. 1320)" (University of Chicago, A. Kumler, N. Atkinson)

Schwartz, Wylie, “Experimental Pedagogies: The Art and Politics of the Scandinavian Neo-Avant-Garde (1961–1972)” (Binghamton University, J. T. McDonough)

Slodounik, Aaron, "The Painter and His Poets: Paul Gauguin and Interartistic Exchange" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Wallace, Ian, "Compromised Values: Charlotte Posenenske, 1966–Present" (CUNY, D. Joselit)

Wise, Rachel, "Art in Revolt: Material and Meaning in the 80 Years’ War" (University of Pennsylvania, S. Brisman, L. Silver)

Wojciechowski, Amalia C., "Visions of Their Land: Młoda Polska & The Making of Landscape" (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel)

Zimmerman, Devon, "A World for All and None: De Stijl, Modernism, and the Decorative Arts" (University of Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)