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

Contemporary Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2004

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Alderson, Julia Louise, “Nancy Holt and the Sculptural Lens” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Allan, Ken, “Conceptual Art Magazine Projects and Their Precedents” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Anastas, Rhea, “The Whole Artist: Dan Graham and Robert Smithson, Works and Writings, 1965–69” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Atkins, Sharon Matt, “Art Appropriation and Identity since 1980” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Byrne, Debra, “Feminine Identities and the Structuring of Postmodern Portraiture” (Missouri, J. Klein)

Calirman, Claudia, “Brazilian Art Between 1968 and 1974: Art Under Dictatorship” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Daigle, Claire, “Reading Barthes/Writing Twombly” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Frizzell, Deborah, “Nancy Spero’s Installations and Institutional Incursions, 1987–2001: Dialogues Within the Museum, and Elsewhere” (CUNY, S. Webster)

Kumar, Navjotika, “Epic Landscape: Richard Misrach’s Desert Cantos” (Cornell, H. Foster)

Smith, Cherise, “En-Acting ‘others’: Ethnic, Gender, and Racial Performance in Works By Eleanor Antin, Adrian Piper, and Anna Deavere Smith” (Stanford, W. Corn)

Tepfer, Ellen, “The Spaces of Everyday Life: Claes Oldenburg, 1959–1969” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Uradomo, Stacey, “Legacies: Family Memories, and Identity in the Work of Roger Shimomura, Tomie Arai, and Lynne Yamamoto” (USC, R. Meyer, N. Troy)

Winkenweder, Brian, “Signature Styles, Art-Historical Agonism, and Robert Morris’s Language Games” (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit