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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Castro, Mark, “Inspired Invention: Cristóbal de Villalpando’s Paintings of the Life of Saint Francis” (Bryn Mawr, C. Bargellini)

Haddon, Madeleine, “Local Color: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Paintings of Spain” (Princeton, B. Alsdorf)

Hallman, Lee, “On London Ground: The Landscape Paintings of Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Ho, Ka-Yi, “Art Production of the Late Ming Court during the Wanli Era, 1573–1620” (UCLA, H. Lee)

Karras, Olga Zaferatos “Constructing Greek Genre Painting: Visualizing National Identity, 1850–1900” (CUNY, A. Pelizzari)

Martinez, Trinity, “The Rise and Fall of the Civilized Centaur in Italian Renaissance Art” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Pesenti, Roberto, “Artistic Interaction between France and Venice in the Gothic Era” (Columbia, H. Klein)

Rahn, Amy, “Spheres of Influence: Joan Mitchell’s Work and Milieus, 1955–1992” (Stony Brook University, K. Siegel)

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

Weintraub, Alex, “Shifting Ground: Van Gogh’s Media and the Production of Modernism” (Columbia, J. Crary)