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, 2016

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An, Christina, “Art Beyond Price or Place: Vermeer, Asia, and the Poetics of Painting” (Boston, M. Zell)

Andersen, Lisa, “Courtly Space and Its Translations at Fontainebleau and Beyond” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Blaylock, Sara, “Magnitudes of Dissent: Art from the East German Margins” (UC Santa Cruz, J. González)

Blocksom, Megan, “Images of Processions in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Visual Culture” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Duff, Suzanne, “The Antwerp Saint Luke’s Guild and Its Impact on Artistic Production and Identity, 1556–1663” (Brown, J. Muller)

Frederick, Michele, “Shaping the Royal Image: Gerrit van Honthorst and the Stuart Courts in London and The Hague, 1620–1649” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Gans, Sofia, “Between Tradition and Innovation: Rethinking the Tomb of St. Sebald in Nuremberg” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Gratson, Scott “A Stratification of Death in the Northern Renaissance: A Reconsideration of the Cadaver Tombs of England and Germany” (Temple, A. West)

Harrington, Erik, “A Natural Relaxation: Cultural Norms and Pictorial Conventions in the Mid-Seventeenth-Century Dutch Winter Scene” (Virginia, L. Goedde)

Huber, Stephanie, “Cultural Predicaments: Neorealism in The Netherlands, 1927–1945” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Hutchison, Caitlin, “The High Cross of Ireland: Landmark of Patronage, Power, and Protection” (Delaware, L. Nees)

Kirchhoff, Chassica, “The Thun-Hohenstein Album: Constructing the Armored Body in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century Holy Roman Empire” (Kansas, A. Hedeman, S. Goddard)

Landsman, Rozemarijn, “Art, Technology, and the City: The Work of Jan van der Heyden (1637–1712)” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Muckart, Heather, “Reformation of the Portrait: Likeness and Artlessness in Early Modern English Martyr Portraits” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Schwartz, Wiley, “Experimental Pedagogies: Art and Politics of the Scandinavian Neo-Avant-Garde (1961–1972)” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Seale, Layla, “Demons as a Cultural Species in Late Medieval Northern European Art” (Rice, D. Wolfthal)

Shwab, Reilly, “Goede Nacht: Images of the Night in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Visual Culture” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Stephens, Russell, “The ‘Mass Media’ Debates between the Caricaturists Honoré Daumier and Cham: 1800–1870” (University of British Columbia, M. Ryan)

Van Wingerden, Carolyn, “‘The turbaned Heads, Each Wrapped in Twisted Folds of the Whitest Silk’: Images of Muslims in Netherlandish Art, 1400–1700” (Rice, D. Wolfthal)

Wainwright, Lindsey, “Images of Hunting in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Visual Culture” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Wise, Rachel “Reckoning the Revolt: Early Artistic Response to the 80 Years’ War” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

York, Tyler, “Dressing the Part/Parting with the Dress: Rembrandt’s Refashioning of Middle Eastern Attire” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)