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

Southern Europe and Mediterranean
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

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Boyd, Rachel, “Experimentation and Specialization: The Glazed Terracotta Sculpture of the Della Robbia Workshop, ca. 1430–1550” (Columbia, M. Cole)

Carlson, Raymond, “Michelangelo between Florence and Rome: Art and Literary Culture in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Columbia, M. Cole)

D’Addio, Sophia, “Painted Organ Shutters in Renaissance Italy” (Columbia, M.Cole)

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

Kaplan, Lauren, “Crossing the Atlantic: Italians in Argentina, 1880–1930” (CUNY, E. Braun)

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

Millard, Robert, “Live, Struggle, and Die: A Study of Antique Forms in Late-Quattrocento Sculpted Reliefs” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Petersen, Elizabeth, “Donatello Architetto: On the Order of Architecture in the Work of Donatello” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Racco, Tiffany, “Luca Giordano: Speed, Imitation, and the Art of Fame” (Delaware, D. Stone)

Rye-Kopec, Ashley, “No One a Stranger: Anglo-American Representations of Venetian Labor, c. 1866–1900” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Segrave, Hannah, “From Magic to Melancholy: Salvator Rosa and Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Italy” (Delaware, D. Stone)

Spratt, Emily, “Byzantium not Forgotten: Constructing the Artistic and Cultural Legacy of an Empire between East and West in the Early Modern Period” (Princeton, P. Brown)

Wagner, Nicole, “Women Working the Table: The Material Culture, Gendered Spaces, and Visual Representations of Female Card-Players in Early Modern Italy” (Binghamton University, K. Barzman)

Wallace, Catharine, “Cultivating the Imago: Egyptian All’antica Imagery as Emblems of the City and Roman Hegemony in the Cinquecento” (Temple, M. Hall)

Williams, Joseph, “Mediterranean Trade and Architectural Industry: The Development of Construction Practice at the Church of S. Corrado in Molfetta ca. 1150–1300 CE”, (Duke, C. Bruzelius)

Zappella, Christine, “Andrea del Sarto’s Grisaille Decoration of the Chiostro dello Scalzo: Style, Ontology, Reform” (Chicago, C. Cohen)