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

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Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2004

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Azevedo, Fernando, “The Nineteenth-Century Rio De Janeiro of Marc Ferrez: A Case Study of Uses and Transformations of the Sense of Place in the Age of Photography” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Baker, Kelly, “A Southern Sense of Place: The Vernacular Landscape in the Photography of William Christenberry, Carrie Mae Weems, and Sally Mann” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Breazeale, William, “Sketchbook and Zibaldone: Studies in the Theory and Practice of Disegno in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Maryland, College Park, Colantuono)

Brower, Matthew, “Animal Traces: Early North American Animal Photography” (Rochester, L. Cartwright, J. Saab)

Burgess, Rebekah, “Collecting Agency: Turn-Of-The-Century Lowell, Massachusetts, Workers Return the Camera’s Gaze” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Coleman, David Lawrence, “Matter of Fact Or Truth: The Photographs and Theories of Henry Peach Robinson” (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth)

Finch, Elizabeth, “Languages of Vision: Gyorgy Kepes and His ‘New Landscape’ of Art and Science, 1944–1972” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Fowler, Amy, “Exposè Reporting On the Belgian Congo: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs From the Congo Reform Movement, 1884–1908” (Kansas, S. Goddard)

Fraser, Karen, “Picturing Japan: Commercial Photography in the Meiji Era” (Stanford, M. Takeuchi)

Gillespie, Sarah Katie, “Samuel F. B. Morse and the Daguerreotype: Art and Science in American Culture, 1835–1855” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Gross, Frederick, “Fairy Tales For Grown-Ups: Diane Arbus’s Social Gallery” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Groves, Laura, “Lilly Martin Spencer and Popular Prints” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Hamill, Sarah, “Sculpture’s Frame: On the Photography of David Smith, 1931–1965” (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Henry, Bettina Riccio, “Lights, Camera, Art: John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha, and Hollywood Film” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Hickman, Caroline Mesrobian, “Clare Leighton (1898–1989): A Wood Engraver’s Impressions of Agrarian Life in England and the American South” (UNC Chapel Hill, A. Marks)

Hult-Lewis, Christine, “Industrial Aesthetics: The Mining Photographs of Carleton Watkins, 1851–1891” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Karr Schmidt, Suzanne, “Art—A User’s Guide: Interactive and Sculptural Printmaking in the Renaissance” (Yale, C. Wood)

Keller, Corey Elise, “The Look of Knowledge: Photographic Imagery and the Discourses of Science, 1839–1895” (Stanford, M. Marrinan)

Knappe, Brett, “Hope and Innovation: The Photography of Barbara Morgan” (Kansas, J. Pultz)

Lamuniere, Michelle, “The Social Museum at Harvard: Francis Greenwood Peabody and Early Twentieth-Century Social Reform Photography in Context” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Maimon, Vered, “Herschel and Talbot: On the Conception of the Photographic as an Epistemological Site in the Early Nineteenth-Century in England” (Columbia, J. Crary)

May, Jessica, “Off the Clock: Walker Evans and the Crisis of American Capital, 1930–1946” (UC Berkeley, M. M. Lovell)

McCann, Carmen, “Status Viatoris: a New Spectacularization of Death in French Paintings and Prints From the Bourbon Restoration” (Penn State, N. Locke)

McCarroll, Stacey, “Intimate Images: The Public and the Private in Twentieth-Century American Photography” (Boston, C. Jones)

McKenna, Maureen, “Anne Brigman, California Pictorialist Photographer” (Delaware, W. Homer)

Nelson, Andrea, “Reading Montage: The Photography Books of Làszlò Moholy-Nagy and Walker Evans” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Noonan, Jennifer, “Romancing the Stone: Desire in Conceptual Prints of the 1960s and 1970s” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Palmer, Kate, “Archive/Atlas/Album: The Photographic Records of Christian Boltanski, Dinh Q. Lê, and Gerhard Richter” (Boston, C. Jones)

Roth, Lynette, “‘Neue Sachlichkeit’ in Cologne: August Sander and the Cologne Progressives” (Johns Hopkins, B. Doherty)

Saska, Hope, “Theatricality and the Popular Print in Eighteenth-Century England” (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Senf, Rebecca, “Intimate Places: Ansel Adams’s Photographs in the American West and Southwest, 1916–1936” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Sheehan, Tanya, “Doctor Photo: The Cultural Authority of Portrait Photography as Medicine in Nineteenth-Century America” (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Siddons, Louise, “The Future of the American Race: Theorizing Reproduction in Print Media, 1925–1940” (Stanford, W. Corn)

Snow, Rachel, “Incidental Tourists: Vernacular Photo-Travel Books, 1920–1940” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Steer, Linda M., “Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Reviews, 1924–1939” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Wagner, Ann Prentice, “‘Living On Paper’: Georgia O’Keeffe and the Culture of Drawing and Watercolor in the Stieglitz Circle” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Weissman, Terri, “Super Sight: The Realisms of Berenice Abbott” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Werschkul, Hilda, “Modernism Into Memory: The Drawings of Eva Hesse” (Columbia, D. Rosand, B. Buchloh)

Yakimoski, Nancy, “To Lure and Secure the Voyeur: Staged Ficto-Narratives in Contemporary Canadian Art Photography” (Victoria, A. Antliff)

Young, Lisa Jaye, “All Consuming: Weimar Photography and the Aesthetics of Americanization, 1923–1933” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Zuromskis, Catherine, “Private Images, Public Contexts: Snapshot Photography in the Public Sphere” (Rochester, D. Crimp)