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

Contemporary Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2007

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Adams, Virginia, "Illusion and Disillusionment in the Works of Jeff Wall and Gerhard Richter: Picturing (Post)Modern Life" (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Boetzkes, Amanda, "Beyond Perception: The Ethics of Contemporary Earth Art" (McGill, C. Ross)

Eisman, April, "Bernhard Heisig and the Cultural Politics of East German Art" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Emerling, John A., "The Gesture of Collecting: Walter Benjamin and Contemporary Aesthetics" (UCLA, D. Preziosi)

Farrell, Jennifer, "Il s'Agit de Voir: The Early Work of Daniel Buren" (CUNY, R. Golan)

Fredrickson, Laurel, "Kate Millett and Jean-Jacques Lebel: Sexual Outlaws in the Intermedia Borderlands of Art and Politics" (Duke, K. Stiles)

Glahn, Philip, "Estrangement and Politicizations: Bertold Brecht and Postwar American Art" (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Holmes, Kristy Arlene, "The Gendered Nation: The Work of Joyce Wieland, 1964–1976" (Queen's, Kingston, L. Jessup, S. Lord)

Mansoor, Jaleh, "Marshall Plan Monochrome: The Matrix of Fifties Abstraction" (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Muir, Kim H. S., "Wounded Masterpieces: Restoring Works of Art when Damage Carries Meaning" (Queen's, Kingston, C. Hoeniger)

Richards, Elizabeth, "Fabrics in Modern and Contemporary America Art: Unraveling Threads of Discourse" (Cornell, J. Bernstock)

Romaine, James G., "Constructing a Beloved Community: The Methodological Development of Tim Rollins and K.O.S." (CUNY, H. Senie)

Steck, Stuart, Y., "Veiling the Subject: Ellsworth Kelly and the Discourses of Modernism" (Boston, P. Hills)

Tinti, Mary M., "The Contemporary Art of Travel: Siting Public Sculpture within the Culture of Flight" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Wang, Meiqin, "Confrontation and Complicity: Rethinking Official Art in Contemporary China" (SUNY Binghamton, N. Um)