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

Drawings/Prints/Work on Paper/Artistc Practice
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

Show completed dissertations

Adams, Harrison, “Photography in the First Person: Peter Hujar, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nan Goldin, and Sally Mann” (Yale, C. Armstrong)

Baker, Devon, “Re-Centering the Renaissance Print: Printmaking and Artistic Exchange in Milan, ca. 1480–1530” (Temple, A.West)

Berman, Daniella, “Aesthetics of Contingency: History and the Unfinished Paintings of the French Revolution” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Bernick, Elizabeth, “Drawing Connections: Cesare da Sesto’s Sketchbook and the Production of Style” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Bernstein, Margot, “Carmontelle’s Profile Pictures and the Things that Made Them Modern” (Columbia, A. Higonnet)

Blom, Laura, “Mobilizing the Macabre: Rosso, Rovezzano, and Rustici and the Language of Transgression, 1500–1530” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Bock, Amanda, “Paul Strand: Envisioning Community, 1940–1955” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Challenger, Alexandra, “Measuring the Heavens: Printed Instruments, Illustrations, and the
Construction of Cosmography in Early Modern Germany” (Florida State, S. Leitch)

Chang, Boyoung, “Exploring Identities: Contemporary Korean Photography” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Dalton, Caitlin, “Imprinting Art and Ideology: Memory and Pedagogy in the Early German Democratic Republic” (Boston, G. Williams)

DeRose, Elizabeth, “Defying Graphic Tradition: Printmaking Strategies of Latin American Conceptualists (1963–1984)” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

DiBenedetto, Erica, “Drawing from Architecture: The Conceptual Methods of Sol LeWitt’s Art, 1965–1980” (Princeton, B. Doherty, H. Foster)

Ewing, Samuel, “Instructive Documents: The San Diego Group and Radical Documentary in the Long 1970s” (Harvard, R. Kelsey)

Feiman, Jesse, “History, Politics, and Taxonomy in Habsburg Vienna: Adam von Bartsch (1757–1821) and the Natural History of Art” (MIT, K. Smentek)

Floyd, Emily, “Matrices of Devotion: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Limenian Devotional Prints and Local Religion in the Viceroyalty of Peru” (Tulane, E. Boone)

Frier, Sara, “Unbearable Witness: Body Deformity in Artistic Theory and Practice in the Northern Renaissance” (Yale, N. Suthor)

Fucci, Robert, “Jan van de Velde II (c.1593–1641): The Printmaker as Creative Artist in the Early Dutch Republic” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Golobish, Laura, “Imagining Scotland: The Picturesque and Celtic as a Nation’s Present and Past in the Mid-Nineteenth Century” (University of New Mexico, S. Anderson-Riedel)

Horbatsch, Olenka, “Impressions of Innovation: Early Netherlandish Printmaking, 1520–1540” (Toronto, E. M. Kavaler)

Hughes, Heather, “Clothing as Culture: Delineating National Character in Costume Prints, c. 1600–1650” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

Innes, Margaret, “Signs of Labor in the American Photographic Press, 1926–1951” (Harvard, R. Kelsey)

Johnson, Lauren A., “‘True Americanism’: Images of Race and Citizenship in Ansel Adams’s Photobooks, 1940–1960” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Kobasa, Clare, “Sacred Impressions: Printmaking in Seventeenth-Century Sicily” (Columbia, M. Cole)

Koguciuk, Jakub, “Pastoral as Genre and Method: Nature and the Environment in Northern Italian Painting, ca. 1490–1530” (Yale, R. Nelson)

Lopes, Shana, “‘The Fraternity throughout the World’: American and German Photography, Interactions from 1840 to 1890” (Rutgers, T. Sheehan)

LoScerbo, Gianna, “A Struggle for the Real: Documentary Photography and Film in Post-WWII American Culture” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Macfarlane, Ellen, “Seeing Plus: Group f.64 Photography and the Political” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Mandarino, Grant, “Seeing Class: Graphic Satire and the Cultivation of Radicalism in the Weimar Republic” (Michigan, M. Biro)

McBryde, Brynne, “Public Bodies: The Nude and Public Health in Nineteenth-Century France” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Michelon, Christina, “Interior Impressions: Printed Material in the Nineteenth-Century American Home” (Minnesota, J. Marshall)

Minton, Laura, “‘I’ve been all over this world four times’: Travel, Place, and Memory in the Art of Joseph E. Yoakum” (Kansas, D. Cateforis; C. Eldredge)

Monty, Emily, “Printmaking in Rome in the Age of Philip II” (Brown, E. Lincoln)

Mumtaz, Murad, “Muslim Icons: Representation of Sufi Saints in Indian Painting” (Virginia, D Ehnbom)

Otten, Nikki, “Monsters of the Microscope: Symbolist Visions of Germs and Disease” (Minnesota, G. Weisberg)

Phillips, Laura, “The Work of Adolph Menzel” (Yale, T. Barringer; N. Suthor)

Rich, Brooks, “The Eclectic Engraver: Monogrammist AC at the Margins of Early Modern Printmaking” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

Ryan, Caitlin, “Documents of Social Life: Photography in Popular Front France” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Scruggs, Andrew, “Photo Riot!: American Photographic Practices, 1962–1975” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

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

Shannon, Heather A., “Just an Amateur: Adam Clark Vroman, Photography, and the American West, 1895–1904” (Rutgers, T. Sheehan)

Shaw, Hannah R., “August Sander and the Photographic Conditions of Nazi-Era Germany” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Shea, Laura Elizabeth, “Photographs from the Road: Inge Morath, Sophie Calle, Sally Mann and the American Landscape” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

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

Simmons, Elizabeth, “Volterrano as a Draftsman: Style, Technique, and Connoisseurship of Drawings in Seicento Florence” (Delaware, D. Stone)

Simpson, Nicole, “Prints on Display: Exhibitions of Engraving and Etching in England, 1780–1858” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Slodounik, Aaron, “The Painter and His Poets: Paul Gauguin and Interartistic Exchange” (CUNY, J. Sund)

Talbot, Emily, “The Photographic Effect: Making Pictures after Photography, 1875–1905” (Michigan, S. Siegfried)

Taylor, Phil, “Raoul Ubac’s Photographic Surrealism” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Torbert, Amy, “Dissolving the Bonds: Sayer & Bennett, Print Publishers in an Age of Revolution” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Tung, Stephanie, “Truth in Translation: Discourses of Photography in Republican Era China” (Princeton, J. Silbergeld)

Turpijn, Saskia, “The Nineteenth-Century British Printmaker” (Virginia Commonwealth, E. Garberson)

Vincent, Normandy, “Graphic Virtuosities and Their Vicissitudes: Reproductive Printmaking and Emulation in Rudolfine Prague” (Harvard, J. Koerner)

Wehn, James, “Inventing the Market: Authenticity, Replication, and the Prints of Israhel van Meckenem” (Case Western Reserve, C. Scallen)

Willever, Suzanne, “Disseminating the Art of Rome in Print: Making, Meaning, and Going Viral in the Sixteenth-Century” (Temple, M. Hall; A. West)

Young, India, “Cultural imPRINT: Contemporary Northwest Coast Native Art in Print” (University of New Mexico, J. Szabo)