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

Chinese Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2004

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Auyeung, Poyin, “Critical Spatial Responses to Urban Redevelopment in Beijing and Shanghai: Art in Public Spaces, 1978–1998” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Beningson, Susan, “Shaping Sacred Space: Early Buddhist Caves and Their Interaction With Ritual Architecture and Artistic Programs of Tombs in Fifth Century China” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Brash, Carol, “Representations of Gardens Under the Ming” (Minnesota, R. Poor)

Chang, Han-Yun, “He Tianjian and the Traditional Painting Revival Movement” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Chang, Qing, “Feilaifeng and the Flowering of Chinese Buddhist Sculpture From Tenth to Fourteenth Centuries” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Chiu, Li-Li, “The Image of Lohans Crossing the Water and Its Social and Historical Context in Ming Dynasty Popular Culture” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Chu, Yangming, “Gentrification of Women in Early Tang Paintings” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Earnshaw, Connie V., “Ming Illustrations of Bai Juyi’s Tang Poem Pipa Xing” (Washington, J. Silbergeld)

Feng, Jiren, “Imperial Song Architecture: Treatises, Buildings, Literature and Art” (Brown, M. Bickford)

Giuffrida, Noelle, “Representing Zhenwu [The Perfected Warrior] in Late Imperial China” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Han, Hyonjeong, “He Tianjian (1891–1977) and the Defense of Guohua” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Hsu, Miao-Lin, “Chu Bronze Mirrors: Guardians of the Grave” (Pittsburgh, K. Linduff)

Huang, Bingyi, “Reading Mawangdui” (Yale, D. Sensabaugh)

Huang, Yun-Ju Michelle, “Dunhuang Cave #446: The Embodiment of Hua-Yen Buddhism” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Murray)

Kim, Sunkyung, “Buddhist Image and Text at Anyang Caves During the Late Sixth Century” (Duke, S. Abe)

Kindall, Elizabeth, “Functions of Late-Ming Dynasty Paintings of Monasteries” (Kansas, S. Fowler)

Kyan, Winston, “The Body and the Family: Filial Piety and Buddhist Art in Late Medieval China” (Chicago, W. Hung)

Lai, Yu-Chih, “Reveal the Hidden: Ren Bonian’s Appropriation of Japanese Elements in Art” (Yale, R. Barnhart)

Lau, Chak Kwong, “Ding Jing (1695–1765): Art, Hangzhou, and the Foundation of the Xiling Identity” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Lee, Marion, “Women, Men, and Morality: Paintings and Prints By Fei Xiaolou (1801/02–50)” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Liang, Samuel Y., “Ephemeral Households, Splintered City: Mapping Leisure in the Sojourners’ Shanghai, 1870–1900” (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

Liu, Bo, “When Paintings Speak For the Owners: Political Expressions in Song Dynasty Fan Paintings” (Michigan, M. Powers)

Liu, David, “The Prehistory of the Middle and Lower Changjiang Region” (Princeton, R. Bagley)

Lo, Hui-Chi, “From Prince to Emperor: Aixinjueluo Yinzhenis (1678–1735) Political Deployment of Art in Early Qing Dynasty” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Lu, Ling-En, “Agricultural Themes in Temple Wall Paintings in the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644)” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Ma, Ya-Chen, “Making the Image of a Metropolis: Local and Imperial Interactions in Representing Eighteenth-Century Suzhou” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Mao, Yiling, “Women’s Painting in Seventeenth-Century China: Persona, Performance, and the Construction of Female Aesthetics” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Martin, Hui Wang, “Guangsheng Monastery: The Study of Its Art and Architecture From a Ming Perspective” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Owen, Elizabeth, “Love Lost: Qian Zuan (c. 1235–c. 1307) and Images of Emperor Ming Huang and Yang Guifei” (Yale, R. Barnhart)

Park, Jae-Suk, “The Rustic Image and Cult of Su Shi: ‘su Shi Wearing Bamboo Hat and Clogs’” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Murray)

Rasmussen, Kenneth, “Wang Shen (Born c. 1048) and Landscape Painting Among the Elite in Northern Song China, 1069–1120” (Yale, R. Barnhart)

Shin, Seojeong, “Illustrations of Taiping Prefecture (1648): an Early Printed Album of Landscapes By the Scholar-Painter Xiao Yuncong (1596–1673)” (Maryland, College Park, J. Kuo)

Wang, Haicheng, “Writing and Civilization in Early Bronze Age China: A Comparative Study” (Princeton, R. Bagley)

Wang, Meiqin, “Transformation and Construction: Exhibiting Chinese Contemporary National Art in 2003” (SUNY Binghamton, N. Um)

Wetherell, Ann, “Shen Zhou (1427–1509) and the Rise of Literati Flower and Bird Painting in the Ming Dynasty” (Oregon, C. Lachman)

Yao, Erica, “Systems of Display at the Qing Dynasty Court: Visual Culture in Eighteenth-Century China” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Yu, Shuishan, “Chang’an Avenue and the Radical Redefinition of China’s National Identity in the Twentieth Century” (Washington, M. Clausen)

Zhang, Rui, “Feng Xiaogang and Chinese Popular Cinema after 1989” (Ohio State, R. Green)