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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2021

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Chang, Samantha, "Listening to Painting, Seeing Music: Intersensorial and Synaesthetic Approaches to Music and Visual Culture in the Early Modern Period" (University of Toronto, P. Sohm)

Daly, Christopher, "Painting in Lucca in the Late Fifteenth Century: A Problem in Artistic Geography" (Johns Hopkins University, S. Campbell)

Doherty, Tiarna, "Vicente Carducho’s Studio-Academy: Modelling Artistic Practice and Connoisseurship in Early Modern Spain" (University of Delaware, M. Dominguez Torres)

Girard, Virginia, "Geomyths, Rituals, and Folklore in Early Netherlandish Landscape Painting" (Columbia University, D. Freedberg)

Gonzalbez, Nina, "Looking Inward: Identifying the Local within the Global in Late Fifteenth-Century Sevillian Artworks" (Florida State University, E. Loic)

Hartman, Michael, "Art, Technology, and Aesthetics within Landscapes of Enslavement in Maryland and Virginia, 1740–1820" (University of Delaware, J. Van Horn)

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

Juarez Cruz, Marco Polo, "Routes and Networks of Mexican Abstraction across the Americas (1958–1970)" (University of Maryland, College Park, A. McEwen)

Landsman, Rozemarijn, "Jan van der Heyden (1637–1712) 'Inventor': Art, Technology, and the City" (Columbia University, D. Freedberg)

Linden, Delanie J., "Other Colors: Chroma, Chemistry, & the Orient in Nineteenth-Century French Painting" (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, K. Smentek, C. Jones)

Muller, Alyse, "Between Land and Sea: French Maritime Imagery in the Long Eighteenth Century" (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Pierce, Haley, "Seeing Bonnard: Pierre Bonnard through the Lens of Edgar Degas" (Emory University, T. Cronan)

Punj, Nandita, "Up in Alms, Portraits in Giving: The Shalibhadra Chaupai and Jain Art in Early Modern South Asia" (Rutgers University, S. Brett-Smith, J. Kim)

Ralston, Daniel, "Painting in Spanish: Fortuny, Manet, and the Image of Spain in the Later Nineteenth Century" (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Remmes, Rachel, "The Threat of Dualism: The Genesis Program in the Thirteenth-Century Abbey Bible" (Johns Hopkins University, C. Lakey, S. Campbell)

Richardson, Jamie, "Curiosity and Collection Practice in the Constcamer Paintings of Frans II Francken (1581–1642)" (Bryn Mawr College, C. Hertel)

Small, Samantha, "Franz von Stuck, Painter Provocateur" (Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), E. Braun, J. Sund)

Sud, Shivani, "Painting, Print, and Photography: World-Making in Jaipur, ca. 1780–1920" (University of California, Berkeley, S. Ray)

Sunnergren, Victoria, "Cracks in the Clay: Gender in Historic and Contemporary Pueblo Pottery" (University of Delaware, J. Horton)

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

Takaes de Oliveira, Ianick, "Heavenscapes: The Celestial Paradise in the Art of the Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Italian Peninsula" (Columbia University, M. Cole)

Tomaszewski, Patryk P., "Socialist Realism on View: State-Sponsored Exhibitions of Art in Poland, 1949–1959" (Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), R. Golan, E. Braun)

Verduci, Angelica, "Mors Triumphans in Medieval Italian Murals: From Allegory to Performance" (Case Western Reserve University, E. Gertsman )

Westerby, Genevieve, "Engineered Waterways in French Landscape Painting, 1850–1900" (University of Delaware, M. Werth, S. Isenstadt)

Winter, Rachel, "A Spectacle of Inclusion: The Rise of Contemporary Art from the Arab World, Iran, and Turkey in the United States and England, 1970–2020" (University of California, Santa Barbara, J. Sorkin)

Yi, Sizhao, "Between Object and Subject: The Visual Discourse of Things in the Works of Chen Hongshou (1599–1652)" (University of Chicago, W. Hung, W. Lin)

Yoshida, Yuri, "Placing Abstraction: Barnett Newman and the System of Historicization" (Rice University, G. Bader, G. Hughes)

Yousefi, Hamed, "How Modern Art Became Islamic in Iran: God, Man, and Mimesis Between the War and the Revolution (1945–1979)" (Northwestern University, H. Feldman, H. Copeland)