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

Chinese Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2012

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Brash, Carol, “Keeping the Past Present: Representations of the Garden in Sixteenth-Century China” (Minnesota, R. Poor)

Choi, Sun-ah, “Quest for the True Visage: Sacred Images in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Art and the Concept of zhen” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Efurd, Youmi Kim, “Baiyun Guan: The Development and Evolution of a Quanzhen Daoist Temple” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Lin, Jenny, “Above Sea: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Ruins of Shanghai’s New Heaven on Earth” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

Liu, April, “Living Auspiciousness: The Resurgence of Mianzhu’s New Year Picture (Nianhua) Industry” (University of British Columbia, H. Tsao)

Martin, Hui Wang, “Guangsheng Monastery: The Creation of Local Identities through Art and Architecture” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Oen, Karin, “Admonition and the Academy: Installation, Video, and Performance Art in Reform-Era China” (MIT, C. Jones)

Stuer, Catherine, “Dimensions of Place: Map, Itinerary, and Trace in Images of Nanjing” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Zhang, Shaoqian, “Visualizing New Republican China: Pictorial Construction of the Chinese Citizen (1912–49)” (Northwestern, S. Fraser)