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

Nineteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2012

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Dasch, Rowena Houghton, “‘Now Exhibiting’: Charles Bird King’s Picture Gallery, Fashioning Taste and Nation, 1824–1861” (UT Austin, S. Rather)

Gruber Florek, Olivia, “The Modern Monarch: Empress Elisabeth and the Visual Culture of Femininity, 1850–1900” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Hylton, Jennifer, “The Seurat Effect” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Karras, Olga Zaferatos “Constructing Greek Genre Painting, Visualizing National Identity, 1850–1900” (CUNY, A. Pelizzari)

Knox, Page, “Scribner’s Monthly, 1870–1881: Illustrating a New American Art World” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Lasc, Anca, “Before Art Nouveau: The Invention, Commercialization, and Display of the Modern Interior in Nineteenth-Century France” (USC, V. Schwartz)

Lewis, Jacob, “Charles Nègre in Pursuit of the Photographic” (Northwestern, S. H. Clayson)

Luarca-Shoaf, Nenette, “The Mississippi River in Antebellum Visual Culture” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Medakovich, Molly A., “Between Friends: Representations of Female Sociability in French Genre Painting, 1770–1830” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Morgan, Emily, “‘True Types of the London Poor’: Adolphe Smith and John Thomson’s Street Life in London” (Arizona, S. Moore)

Percivall, Hans Gustav, “The Anonymous Image: Landscape Painting and Mass Culture in England, 1830–1880” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Phillips, Allison M. “The Invisible Labor: Nineteenth-Century Art, the Unconscious, and the Origins of Surrealism” (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Stein, Nathaniel, “Authorities of Presence: Robert Gill, the Photographic Survey of India, and the Colonial Sublime” (Brown, K.D. Kriz)

Stotland, Irina, “Paul Gauguin’s Self-Portraiture and the Concept of Androgyny” (Bryn Mawr, S. Z. Levine)

Tralongo, Stéphane, “Faiseurs de féeries: Mise en scène, machinerie et pratiques cinématographiques émergentes au tournant du XXe siècle” (Université Lyon 2, M. Barnier; Université de Montréal, A. Gaudreault)