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

Pre-Columbian Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2012

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Cole, Ethan, “Moche Marks of Distinction: Time and Politics in Painted Pottery Substyles of the Moche Culture, North Coast, Peru, AD 100–900” (UCLA, C. Klein)

Finegold, Andrew, “Dramatic Renditions: Battle Murals and the Struggle for Elite Legitimacy in Epiclassic Mesoamerica” (Columbia, E. Pasztory)

Gomez Tejada, Jorge, “Making the Codex Mendoza, Constructing the Codex Mendoza: A Reconsideration of a Sixteenth-Century Mexican Manuscript” (Yale, M. Miller)

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

King, Virginia, “Malinalco: An Expression of Mexica Political and Religious Dominance in a Subject Territory" (UT Austin, D. Stuart, L. Diel)

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

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