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

Chinese Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2005

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Auyeung, Poyin, “Critical Spatial Responses to Urban Redevelopment in Beijing and Shanghai: Art in Public Spaces, 1978–1998” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Beningson, Susan, “Shaping Sacred Space: Early Buddhist Caves and Their Interaction with Ritual Architecture and Artistic Programs of Tombs in Fifth-Century China” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Brash, Carol, “Representations of Gardens under the Ming” (Minnesota, R. Poor)

Chang, Han-Yun, “He Tianjian (1891–1977) and the Defense of Guohua” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Chu, Yangming, “Gentrification of Women in Early Tang Paintings” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Davis, Walter, “Wang Yiting and the Art of Sino-Japanese Exchange” (Ohio State, J. Andrews)

Feng, Jiren, “Imperial Northern Song Architecture: Treatises, Buildings, Literature and Art” (Brown, M. Bickford)

Giuffrida, Noelle, “Representing Zhenwu [the Perfected Warrior] in Late Imperial China” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Greenwood, Kevin, “Yonghegong: Art, Religion, and Politics in Beijing's ‘Lama Temple’” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Gunji, Naoko, “Amidaji: Mortuary Art, Architecture, and Rites of Emperor Antoku's Temple” (Pittsburgh, K. Gerhard)

Han, Hyonjeong Kim, “Longing to Travel: Art and Travel in 19th-Century China” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Hong, Jeehee, “Performance Images of Mid-Imperial China (11th–13th Centuries): Death, Children, and Society” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Huang, Bingyi, “Reading Mawangdui” (Yale, D. Sensabaugh)

Huang, Yun-Ju Michelle, “Dunhuang Cave #446: The Embodiment of Hua-Yen Buddhism” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Murray)

Hwang, Karen, “Visual Politics in Dunhuang during the Guiyijun Period, 851–1002” (Harvard, E. Wang)

Kindall, Elizabeth, “Functions of Late-Ming Dynasty Paintings of Monasteries” (Kansas, S. Fowler)

Lai, Kuo-Sheng, “Learning New Painting from Japan and Maintaining National Pride in Early Twentieth Century China, with Focus on Chen Shizeng (1876–1923)” (Maryland, College Park, J. Kuo)

Lau, Chak Kwong, “Ding Jing (1695–1765): Art, Hangzhou, and the Foundation of the Xiling Identity” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Liu, Bo, “When Paintings Speak for the Owners: Political Expressions in Song Dynasty Fan Paintings” (Michigan, M. Powers)

Lu, Ling-En, “Agricultural Themes in Temple Wall Paintings in the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644)” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Lullo, Sheri, “Visual Constructions of Gender in Han Dynasty China” (Pittsburgh, K. Linduff)

Ma, Ya-Chen, “Picturing Suzhou: Visual Politics in the Making of Cityscapes in Eighteenth-Century China” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Mao, Yiling, “Women's Painting in 17th–Century China: Persona, Performance and the Construction of Female Aesthetics” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Martin, Hui Wang, “Guangsheng Monastery: The Study of Its Art and Architecture from a Ming Perspective” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Pakhoutova, Elena, “Reproducing the Sacred Places: The Eight Great Events of the Buddha's Life and Their Commemorative Stupas in the Medieval Art of Tibet” (Virginia, D. Wong)

Park, Jae-Suk, “The Rustic Image and Cult of Su Shi: ‘su Shi Wearing Bamboo Hat and Clogs’” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Murray)

Park, Jong Phil, “Ensnaring the Public Eye: Painting Manuals of Late Ming China (1550–1644) and the Negotiation of Taste” (Michigan, M. Powers)

Rasmussen, Kenneth, “Wang Shen (born ca. l048) and Landscape Painting among the Elite in Northern Song China, 1069–1120” (Yale, R. Barnhart)

Shin, Seojeong, “Illustrations of Taiping Prefecture (1648): An Early Printed Album of Landscapes by the Scholar-Painter, Xiao Yuncong (1596–1673)” (Maryland, College Park, J. Kuo)

Townsend, Cynthia Hart, “A Contextual Study of Chinese Burial Figurines: Eastern Zhou through Northern and Southern Dynasties” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Wallace, Leslie, “Hunting and Immortality in the Eastern Han Tomb Reliefs of Shaanxi” (Pittsburgh, K. Linduff)

Wang, Meiqin, “Transformation and Construction: Exhibiting Chinese Contemporary National Art in 2003” (SUNY Binghamton, N. Um)

Wang, Michelle, “Cave 14: Practices of Esoteric Buddhist Art at the Mogao Caves, Dunhuang” (Harvard, E. Wang)

Wang, Yudong, “Half-length Figures and Religious Experience in Ancient China” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Wu, Jui-Man, “Art and Identity: Tombs of Elite Foreigners in China during the Northern Zhou Period (557–581 CE)” (Pittsburgh, K. Linduff)

Yao, Erica, “Systems of Display at the Qing Dynasty Court: Visualizing Political Authority in Eighteenth-Century China” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)