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

Architectural History/Urbanism/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2018

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Burleigh, Paula, “The Labyrinth and the Cave: Archaic Forms in Utopian Projects in Europe, 1952-1972” (Graduate Center, CUNY, M. Hadler)

Cook, Lindsay, “Architectural Citation of Notre-Dame of Paris in the Land of the Paris Cathedral Chapter” (Columbia University, S. Murray)

Davidson, Rowan, “Round Barns of Wisconsin” (University of Wisconsin-Madison, A. Andrzejewski)

Dawood, Azra, “Building Protestant Modernism: John D. Rockefeller Jr. and the Architecture of an American Internationalism (1919-1939)” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Desai, Ankur, “The Art and Architecture of the BAPS Svaminarayana Hindu Tradition” (The Ohio State University, S. Huntington)

Doğan, Cağatay, “Landscapes of the Nation in Transition: Istanbul in the Photographs of Othmar Pferschy, 1934-1960” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Donnelly, Jennifer, “The Physiognomy of a Collection: Architectural Legibility and Historical Expression at the Musée des monuments français, 1795-1816” (University of Pittsburgh, C. Armstrong)

Hayat, Sara, “Theories of Space in Early Postwar Germany: 1946-1952” (Brown University, D. Neumann)

Kaur, Tavleen “Sikh Diasporic Necropolitics: Hate Violence Against Bodies and Buildings in the Age of Empire” (University of California, Irvine, B. Cooks)

Klein, Lidia, “Political Postmodernisms: Architecture in Chile and Poland, 1970-1990” (Duke University, A. Wharton)

Kubo, Michael, “Architecture Incorporated : Authorship, Anonymity, and Collaboration in Postwar Modernism” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Lo, Ruth, “ Feeding Rome: Food, Architecture, and Urbanism, 1907-1943” (Brown University, D. Neumann)

McGeorge, Christopher, “Mediums for the Masses: Stained Glass & Murals in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” (University of Southern California, K. Flint)

Ramaswamy, Deepa, “Transactional Terrains: Partnerships, Bargains and the Postwar Redefinition of the Public Realm, New York City 1965-1980” (MIT, A. Dutta)

Read, Heather, “Canonizing Modernism: An Avant-Garde Legacy in France's Sacred Art Movement, 1939-1958” (Washington University in St. Louis, J. Klein)

Siefert, Rebecca, “The Work of Lauretta Vinciarelli in Context: Artist, Teacher, Theorist” (Graduate Center, CUNY, M. Hadler)

Smith, Rebecca A. “Measuring the Past: The Geometry of Reims Cathedral” (University of Iowa, R. Bork)

Sturm, Jaqueline, “The Bishop, His House, and His Church-Early Medieval Episcopal Complexes In Italia Annonaria (300-600 CE)” (Princeton, C. Barber; John Hopkins, N. Zchomelidse)

Yang, Yu, “At the Crossroads of Japanese Modernism and Colonialism: Architecture and Urban Space in Manchuria, 1900-1945” (Columbia University, J. Reynolds)

Zirnheld, Bernard, “Presque un Monument: Republican Urbanism and Commercial Architecture of the Rue Réaumur (1896-1900)” (Yale University, C. Armstrong)