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Latin American/Caribbean Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2012

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Arisa, Miguel, “Enconchados: Political, Cultural, and Social Implications of a New Art in Seventeenth-Century New Spain” (CUNY, E. Keber)

Bramham, Diana, “US Artists Imagining Mexico, Central America, and Cuba, 1875–1910” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Burdette, Derek, “Miraculous Crucifixes and the Construction of Mexican Colonialism: The Artistic, Devotional, and Political Lies of Mexico City’s Early-Colonial Cristos” (Tulane. E. Boone)

Cohen, Ananda, “Mural Painting and Social Change in the Colonial Andes, 1626–1830” (CUNY, E. Keber)

Franco, Ana, “Edgar Negret and Eduard Ramirez-Villamizar: Transnational Encounters and the Rise of Modernism in Colombian Art, 1944–1964” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Galpin, Amy, “A Spiritual Manifestation of Mexican Muralism: Works by Jean Charlot and Alfredo Ramos Martinez” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Granados-Salinas, Rosario Inés, “Fervent Faith: Devotion, Aesthetics, and Society in the Cult of Our Lady of Remedios (Mexico, 1520–1811)” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Josten, Jennifer, “Mathias Goeritz and International Modernism in Mexico, 1949–1962” (Yale, D. Joselit)

McAllen, Katherine Moore, “Rethinking Frontier Paradigms in Northeastern New Spain: Jesuit Mission Art at Santa María de las Parras, 1598-1767” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Montross, Sarah, “Cartographic Communication: Latin American New Media Artists in New York, Juan Downey and Jaime Davidovich (1960s–1980s)” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Moriuchi, Mey-Yen, “Notions of Universality and Difference: Nineteenth-Century Mexican Costumbrismo” (Bryn Mawr, G. McKim-Smith)

Nelson, Adele, “The Monumental and the Ephemeral: The São Paulo Bienal and the Emergence of Abstraction in Brazil, 1946–1954” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan/R. Storr)

Pulido Rull, Ana. “Land Grant Painted Maps: Native Artists and the Power of Visual Persuasion in Colonial New Spain” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Rodriguez, Linda, “Artistic Production, Race, and History in Nineteenth-Century Cuba” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Wellen, Michael, “Pan-American Dreams: Art, Politics, and Museum-Making at the OAS, 1948–1976” (UT Austin, A. Giunta)