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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

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Beardsley, Amanda, “Celestial Mechanics: Technologies of Salvation in American Mormonism” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough, P. Smart)

Cappetta, Andrew, “Pop/Art: The Birth of Underground Music and the British Art School, 1960–1980” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Collingwood, Jadine, “‘A Tragic Suburban Mentality’: Liam Gillick, Matthew Barney, and Pierre Huyghe” (Chicago, M. Jackson)

de Laforcade, Sonia,“Áudio-Visual: The Slide as Medium in Brazilian Art of the 1970s” (Princeton, I. Small)

Ewé, Tobias, “Expanding the Limits of Sound (Art): Non-human Objects Oriented towards the Sonic” (University of British Columbia, T. Smith)

Lyons, Samantha, “Synaesthetic Dress: Episodes of Sensational Objects in Performance Art, 1955–1975” (Kansas, D. Cateforis)

Murphy, Benjamin, “Fieldwork: Problems of Observation in Latin American Video” (Princeton, I. Small)

Polonyi, Eszter, “Ghost Writer: Béla Balázs’s Hauntology of Film” (Columbia, N. Elcott)

Shahi, Kimia, “Margin, Surface, Depth: Picturing the Contours of the Marine in Nineteeth-Century America” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Stout, Erin, “You, Me, We: The Techno-social Work of Tony Martin, 1960–70” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Thomas, David, “Turn On, Tune In, Don’t Drop Out: The Cybernetic Environments of Pulsa” (Binghamton University, K. Hatch)