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

Twentieth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2005

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Abbott, Janet, “The Barnett Aden Gallery: A Home for Diversity in a Segregated City” (Penn State, J. Robinson)

Adams, Catherine M., “Annette Messager: Post-1968 French Avant-Garde in the Feminine” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Adams, Virginia, “Illusion and Disillusionment in the Works of Gerhard Richter and Jeff Wall: Picturing (Post)modern Life” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Aguirre, Mariana, “Artistic Collaboration in Fascist Italy: Ardengo Soffici and Giorgio Morandi” (Brown, H. Vanel)

Aldana, Erin Denise, “Urban Interventions: 3Nós3 and the City of São Paolo, 1979–1982” (UT Austin, J. Barnitz, A. Reynolds)

Ali, Atteqa, “Handle with Care: The Making of an Art History and a Nation in Pakistan” (UT Austin, J. Leosko and A. Reynolds)

Allais, Lucia, “Will to War, Will to Art: The Architectural Ethics and Aesthetics of Cultural Internationalism 1932–1960” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Alvarez-Gonzalez, Manuel Fernando, “From Syndicalism to Imperialism: Josy Luis Sert and His Master Plans for Barcelona (1931–34) and Havana (1956–58)” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Archias, S. Elise, “The Body as a Material: The Early Performance Works of Carolee Schneemann, Yvonne Rainer, and Vito Acconci” (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Atwood Gibson, Jess, “Postwar Spectacles: The Zero Group” (Yale, C. Mehring, D. Joselit)

Austin, Nancy, “Industrialization and the Language of Art and Design” (Brown, D. Neumann)

Backer, Matthew, “Designs on the Future: Popularizing Modernity in America through Futuristic Style, 1920–1940” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Banai, Noit, “Hybrid Objects—Specific Sites: The New Order of Things, France 1958–1962” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Barrett, Jennifer, “The Power of the Ordinary: Contextualism, Regionalism, and ‘the everyday’ in the Architecture of Alison and Peter Smithson” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Barron-Duncan, Rachael, “Fashioning Surrealism: The Making of Radical Couture, 1925–1938” (Yale, C. Mehring)

Belasco, Daniel, “Women Who Made It: Pioneering Sculpture in the 1940s and 50s” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Bennett, Chris, “Boetti and Pascali, Two Case Studies (1965–70): Revisiting Arte Povera after the Fall of the Berlin Wall” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Berkowitz, Ellie Patricia, “Innovation through Appropriation as an Alternative to Separatism: The Use of Commercial Imagery by Chicano Artists, 1960–1990” (UT Austin, A. Malagamba)

Bible, Ann Vollmann, “The Art of Dailiness: Gabriele Münter's Self-Representations” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Boland, Lynn, “Dissonance in Modern Music and Art” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Bryzgel, Amy, “Negotiating Identity: A Case Study of Four Artists in Russia, Latvia, and Poland after the Thaw 1970–2000” (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Burton, Johanna, “Source Hunting: Refinding the Object of 1980s Appropriation” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Bush, Diana, “The Dialectical Object: John Heartfield 1915–1938” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Butler, Karen K., “Jean Fautrier and the Representation of Resistance in Postwar France” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Carbonell-Coll, Gisela M., “A Spaniard in New York: Salvador Dali and American Popular Culture 1940–1948” (UIUC, J. Mendelson)

Caro, Julie Levin, “The Early Career of Allan Rohan Crite (1930–1950)” (UT Austin, L. Henderson, C. Smith)

Carrasco, Maria Carolina, “Art Hopes, Art Values: Evolution of the Genre of the Multiple since 1964” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Cavallero, Janet, “Photography and the Mass Subject in Fascist Italy” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Çelik, Zeynep, “Kinaesthetic Impulses: Space, Performance, and the Body in German Architecture, 1870–1914” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Chancey, Jill, “Elaine de Kooning: Negotiating the Masculinity of Abstract Expressionism” (Kansas, D. Cateforis)

Cheng, Joyce, “Ethnology, Art Criticism, Avant-Garde Epistemology of Form” (Chicago, R. Heller)

Chiong, Kathryn, “Lawrence Weiner: Words/Matter” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Chlenova, Masha, “The Swan Song of the Russian Avant-Garde: The Transformations of the Avant-Garde in Soviet Public Culture, 1928–1932” (Columbia, C. Kiaer, B. Buchloh)

Chung, Francis, “The Grammar of Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in Art and Cinema, 1965–1980” (UC Berkeley, W. Davis)

Chung, Nogin, “Picturing American Women in the Postwar Period” (Minnesota, K. A. Marling)

Costanzo, Denise, “The Lessons of Rome: Architects at the American Academy, 1947–1966” (Penn State, C. Zabel)

Costello, Eileen Elizabeth, “Between the Easel and the Mural: The Dissolution of Abstract Expressionist Painting into the Realm of Architecture” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Cousins, Charlotte Jane, “The Shaping of Constantin Brancusi: Formalism and ‘Influence’ in the Early 20th Century” (UT Austin, R. Shiff, J. Leoshko)

Cozzolino, Robert, “Every Picture Should Be a Prayer: A Critical Study of Ivan Albright” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Cronan, Todd, “The Despair of the Physical: Matisse, Santayana, and the Philosophical Temper of Modernism” (UC Berkeley, W. Davis)

Curley, John J., “Blurred Ideologies: Cold War Visuality and the Art of Andy Warhol and Gerhard Richter, 1950–1968” (Yale, D. Joselit, C. Mehring)

Curzon, Lucy, “Replacing Modernism: Visual Culture and National Identity in Britain 1930–1960” (Rochester, P. Duro, J. Saab)

Cuthbert, Nancy, “The Fountain Sculptures of George Tsutakawa: Shaping Metal, Water and Urban Public Space” (University of Victoria, C. Thomas)

Cutshaw, Stacey, “Intimate Images: The Public and the Private in Twentieth-Century American Photography” (Boston, C. Jones)

De Armendi, Nicole, “Shifting Perception: Labyrinths and the Rise of Phenomenology in American Art of the 1960s and 1970s” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Deyasi, Marco, “Indochina in French Art and Culture, 1889–1937” (Duke, P. Leighten)

Diaz, Eva, “Chance and Design: Experimental Art at Black Mountain College” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Donovan, Celeste, “María Izquierdo and Modern Mexican Religious Culture, 1940–1947” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Dossin, Catherine Julie Marie, “The Decade without a Definition: Narratives of Art History and the 1980s” (UT Austin, R. Shiff, K. Arens)

Dudley, Helen M., “Fascist Regionalisms: The Cultural Politics of Stropaese in Inter-war Italy” (Emory, C. Poling)

Duran, Adrian, “The Widows of War: Painting and Politics in Venice 1945–65: The Work of Emilio Vedova” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Durham, Dennis, “N.E. Thing Co. in Vancouver (1965–1978): Defining Conceptual Art on the Periphery” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Edelman, Aliza, “Abstract Expressionism and Women Artists: A Gendered Reading of the 1950's” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Edwards, Katie Robinson, “Raising and Lowering Brows: Jackson Pollock in the Cultural Context of 1940s America” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Eimen, Alisa, “Museum and Mosque: Identity Construction in 20th-Century Tehran” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Eisman, April, “Bernhard Heisig and the Cultural Politics of ‘East German’ Art” (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Ekardt, Philipp, “Eher ein Rüsche am Kleid: The Untimely Image in, before, and after Benjamin, Broodthaers, Richter, Kluge” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Elcott, Noam, “Cameraless Modernisms: Art, Media, Photograms” (Princeton, C. Armstrong)

Emmelhainz, Irmgard, “Interventions in the Name of the Other: Genet and Godard in Palestine and with the Black Panthers” (Toronto, L. Kaplan)

Evans, Yates, “Doors and Windows: Eastern Philosophy and Western Aesthetics in the Art of Ray Johnson” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Faletti, Rina Cathleen, “Water, Architecture, and Landscape in California and the American West” (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth, R. Shiff)

Farrell, Jennifer, “Buren before Buren: The Early Works of Daniel Buren” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Fidelis, Gaudencio, “The Reception and Legibility of Contemporary Brazilian Art in the United States (1990–2005)” (SUNY Binghamton, A. D'souza)

Filippone, Christine, “Science, Technology, Utopias: Contemporary Women Artists and the Subversion of Patriarchy” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Floyd, Kathryn M., “The Documenta: A History and Analysis” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Gaston, Deborah, “Immigration, Ethnicity, and the Early Drawings of Joseph Stella, 1896–1924” (Delaware, W. Homer)

Georas, Chloe, “Museum in a Tank: Re-Imperilizations at the Musye des Arts d'Afrique et d'Ocyanie” (SUNY Binghamton, C. Burroughs)

Gephart, Emily, “Symbolism, Modernism, and the Work of Arthur B. Davies” (MIT, C. Jones)

Gieskes, Mette, “Games, Systems, and Structuralist Politics in European and American Art, 1960–1975” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Gilbert, Christopher, “American Art and Language during the Period of the Fox (1974–1976)” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Gilderhus, Kirsten, “Karl Hubbuch: Drawings and Graphic Works, 1927–1930” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Gilman, Claire, “Arte Povera's Theatrical Impulse: Italian Art of the 1960's and 70's” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Gopinath, Gabrielle, “Ray Johnson and the U.S. Mail” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Greene, Nikki, “The Rhythm of Glue, Grease, and Grime: Body and Indexicality in the Works of Romare Bearden, David Hammons, and Renye Stout” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Haboeck, Almut, “Viennese Actionism: Theorizing a Movement” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Hamill, Sarah, “David Smith in Two Dimensions: Sculpture, Photography, and Space” (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Harwood, John, “The Redesign of Design: Multi-National Corporations, Computers and Design Logic, 1945–1976” (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Hatch, Kevin, “Looking for Bruce Conner: Assemblage, Films, Drawings, 1957–1967” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Haughey, Patrick, “The Presidential Library: Archive, Afterlife and the National Imagination” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Haxall, Daniel, “Politics, Form, and Identity in Abstract Expressionist Collage” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Henson, Dennis, “Beyond Warhol's 15 Minutes: Pop Art, Pop Music, ‘the Media’ and Fame” (Missouri, Kansas City, J. Klein)

Heuer, Elizabeth, “Going Postal: Surrealism and the Discourses of Mail Art” (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Hickman, Caroline Mesrobian, “Clare Leighton (1898–1989): A Wood Engraver's Impressions of Agrarian Life in England and the American South” (UNC Chapel Hill, A. Marks)

Hillman, Susanne, “Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.)” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Hinderliter, Beth, “The Space of Painting: Kurt Schwitters and El Lissitzky” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Hogue, Marianne, “La Malinche as an Icon of Mestizaje and National Identity in the Murals of Orozco, Rivera, and Siqueiros” (Virginia Commonwealth, H. Risatti)

Horwitz, Elizabeth, “Purity Is a Myth: The Countercultural Practices of Hylio Oiticica” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Huebner, Karla, “Eroticism, Identity, and Cultural Context: Toyen and the Czech Avant-Garde” (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Hylton, Jennifer Sherlock, “The Seurat Effect” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

James, Linda, “The Decadent Dandyism of the Work of Yves Klein” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Jara, Jeff, “A Fine Tradition: Folk Art and the Development of Modernist American Art, 1900–1940” (Delaware, A. Gibson, M. Leja)

Jordan, Sharon, “Sexual Ambiguity in the Paintings of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner” (CUNY, R. Long)

Jung, Eun Young, “The Legacies of Marcel Duchamp and Vladimir Tatlin in Dan Flavin's Fluorescent Light Installation in the 1960s” (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Kaizen, William, “The Immediate: Video Art, Circa 1970” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Kawalko, Karolina “Geometric Abstraction before and behind the Iron Curtain” (CUNY, R. Golan, R. Long)

Kiese, Dara, “Public Reception of the Dessau Bauhaus: 1925–1932” (CUNY, R. Long)

Koh, Dong-Yeon, “Larry Rivers and Frank O'Hara: Reframing Male Subjectivity” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Kohn, Adrian Michael, “Seeing Los Angeles Minimalism 1958–1972” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Kroiz, Lauren, “Modernizing ‘A Grey Race’: American Art during the Era of Exclusion (1882–1943)” (MIT, C. Jones)

Kudriavtseva, Ekaterina, “The Afterlife of Kazimir Malevich's Black Square” (USC, N. Troy)

Kuo, Michelle, “To Avoid the Waste of a Cultural Revolution: Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), 1966–1979” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois)

Kurtovic, Nikolina, “Presidential Photography in Socialist Yugoslavia: National and International Perspectives” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Lamuniere, Michelle, “The Social Museum at Harvard: Francis Greenwood Peabody and Early Twentieth-Century Social Reform Photography in Context” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Lawrence, James Alexander, “Abdication in an Artistic Democracy: Meaning in the Work of Barnett Newman and Donald Judd, 1950–1970 (and Thereafter)” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Ledezma, Juan, “Gustav Klutsis, El Lissitzky and the October Group: Montage and the Post-History of the Constructivist Object in Russia's ‘Reconstruction Period' (1928–1932)” (Columbia, C. Kiaer, B. Buchloh)

Lee, Hyewon, “The Cult of Rodin: The Spread of Auguste Rodin's Reputation in Northeast Asia” (Missouri, Kansas City, J. Klein)

Lee, Kee-Lee, “Sur Vampyr: Theresa Hak Kyang Cha and the Cultural Para-Sites of the Korean Diaspora” (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

Lee, Yulin, “Architectural Responses to Contemporary Art: Four Cases of Contemporary Art Museums in Japan in the 1990s” (IFA/NYU, J. Hay, J-L. Cohen)

Li-Lin Tseng, “Melodrama as Modernity in Early Chinese Cinema: A Case Study in the Works of Zheng Zhengqiu and His Shanghai Contemporaries, 1922–1937” (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Lima, Benjamin, “Wolf Vostell's Dycollage and the Forms of Destruction, 1958–1972” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Lleeuwrik, Linda, “Blue Riders of the Apocalypse: Kandinsky and Marc in the German Apocalyptic Tradition” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel)

Luke, Megan, “Kurt Schwitters' Stolen Goods: Collage, Poetry, and Commerce” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Malagon, Maria Margarita, “Art as Indexical Presence in Times of Violence: The Work of Three Colombian Artists—Beatriz Gonzalez, Oscar Muñoz, and Doris Salcedo—in the 1990s” (UT Austin, J. Barnitz, A. Reynolds)

Malone, Meredith, “Nouveau Ryalisme: Performative Exhibition Strategies and the Everyday in Post-World War II France” (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Mangini, Elizabeth, “Arte Povera 1962–1972: An Argument for an Italian Avant Garde” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Mansoor, Jaleh, “Marshall Plan Monochromes: The Matrix of Fifties Abstraction” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Marie, Annika, “The Most Radical Act: Working toward a Materialist Aesthetic in Theodor Adorno, Harold Rosenberg, Barnett Newman, and Ad Reinhardt” (UT Austin, R. Shiff, A. Reynolds)

Mathews, Heather Elizabeth, “Making Histories: The Exhibition of Postwar Art and the Interpretation of the Past in Divided Germany, 1950–1959” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Maxim, Juliana, “The New, the Old, the Modern: Architecture and Its Representation in Socialist Romania, 1955–1970” (MIT, S. Anderson)

McCormick, Seth, “Subject Divisions: Agency and Aesthetics in the Art of Jasper Johns” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

McDonald, Terry, “Trondheim Cathedral: Contemporary Projections in a Medieval Edifice” (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

McGrail, Justin, “Mega-Malls, Category Killers, and Theme Centres: The Architectural and Social Transformation of the Canadian Retail Landscape since 1980” (University of Victoria, C. Thomas)

McGuire, Heather, “John Baldessari: Blasted Allegories” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

McQueen, Kathleen, “The Aesthetics of Suffering: W. Eugene Smith (1918–1978), Shomei Tomatsu (b. 1930), and the Context of Visual Culture” (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Merjian, Ara, “Urban Untimely: Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City” (UC Berkeley, T. J. Clark)

Milkova, Liliana, “Neither-Nor: ‘sots Art’ and the Use of Photography in Soviet Underground Art, 1970–1985” (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Minturn, Kent, “Contre-Histoire: The Postwar Art and Writings of Jean Dubuffet” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Mitzen, Anne, “Gender, Modernism, and Regionalism: The Promotion and Reception of Künstlerinnen in the Rhineland, 1890–1925” (Brown, H. Vanel)

Monahan, Anne, “Form and Content—Politics and Figuration in American Art of the 1960's” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Montgomery, Harper, “New Venues, New Audiences: Avant-Garde Exhibitions in Mexico City, Buenos Aires and São Paolo during the 1920s” (Chicago, M. Ward)

Moseman, Eleanor, “Expressing Cubism: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's ‘Berlin Style’ and Its Affinities with the Painting of Bohumil Kubista” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel)

Muller, Gabriela, “Abstraction on the Move: The Medium of the German Absolute Film” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Murachanian, Jean, “Lyon Tutundjian: Trauma, Identity, and Modern Art in the Aftermath of Genocide” (UCLA, A. Boime)

Murayama, Nina, “Furniture/Design and Minimalism: Richard Artschwager, Donald Judd, and Scott Burton” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Muzaffar, M. Ijlal, “The Periphery Within: Modern Architecture and the Making of the Third World” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Necol, Jane, “Matisse and His Books: Transcending Limits” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Neil, Jonathan, “Carl Andre, Richard Serra, the Problem of Materials, and the Picture of Matter” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Nelson, Adele, “The São Paolo Biennial and Latin American Artistic Exchange, 1951–1969” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr, E. Sullivan)

Nelson, Andrea, “Reading Montage: The Photography Books of László Moholy-Nagy and Walker Evans” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Nigro, Carol, “Cy Twombly's Italian Journey: Histories and Myths for a Modern Era” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Noonan, Jennifer, “Romancing the Stone: Printmaking and the Body in the 1960s and 1970s” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Obler, Bibana, “Intimate Collaboration: Kandinsky and Muenter, Taeuber and Arp” (UC Berkeley, T. J. Clark)

Olds, Kirsten, “Radical Collectivities: North American Artists' Groups, 1965–1978” (Michigan, A. Potts)

O'Leary, Thomas, “Tokyo Visions: Structuring Identity in Contemporary Japanese Photography” (USC, J. Reynolds)

Olgren-Leblond, Kelli, “Reading Expressionist Architecture: The German Avant-Garde and ‘Paper Architecture,’ 1914–1924” (USC, K. Lang)

Oshima, Tetsuya, “The Figure Reemerging: Jackson Pollock's Cut-Out Series, 1948–1956” (CUNY, G. Levin)

Ospina, Dana, “Writ Large: Instances of Kinetic Public Art in Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela, 1965–1975” (Stanford, P. Lee)

Palmer, Katherine, “Archive/Atlas/Album: The Photographic Records of Christian Boltanski, Dinh Q. Lê, and Gerhard Richter” (Boston, C. Jones)

Peabody, Rebecca, “A Strategic Cut: Kara Walker's Art and Imagined Race in American Visual Culture” (Yale, R. Thompson, H. Carby)

Peariso, Craig, “Re/Citing: Radical Activism in Late-1960s America” (SUNY Stony Brook, J. Katz)

Pepper, Ian, “On the Difference between Serialism and Seriality in the Visual Arts after 1945” (Columbia, R. Krauss)

Phillips, Kristy, “Exhibiting the Nation: Politics and Identity in the National Museum of India” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Pobocha, Paulina, “Tadeusz Kantor: Painting and Theater, 1939–1990” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Portnoy, Scott, “Abstraction Reduced: The Monochrome in American Painting, 1949–1963” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Pozzi-Harris, Ana Jorgelina, “Peronism and Abstract Art in Argentina, 1943–1945” (UT Austin, J. Barnitz)

Price, Justine Dana, “Critical Distinctions: Attitudes towards American Abstraction, 1936–1952” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Proctor, Jacob, “Collage and Found Footage in Postwar Experimental Film: Bruce Conner, Stan Vanderbeek, Ken Jacobs, Robert Breer” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Pytlinski, Deanne, “Utopian Visions: Women in Early Video Art” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Qin, Zhao-Kai, “Transnational Modernities: Artistic Interactions between China and the West 1979–1999” (Cornell, L. Meixner)

Quiles, Daniel, “Toward a Counterpublic Sphere: Argentine Conceptual Art, 1966–1976” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Reeves, Teresa, “Cowboys and Indianers: The American West in the Art of Twentieth-Century Germany” (Georgia, E. Firestone)

Reynolds, Rebecca L., “Sculpture Parks, Sculpture Gardens, and Site-Specific Practices in the U.S., 1965–1991” (Chicago, M. Ward)

Richter, Till, “Contemporary Art: Art Historical and Market Criteria” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Rippner, Samantha, “Vija Celmins in Context: Paintings, Drawings and Prints 1964–1994” (CUNY, M. Hadler)

Roberts, Sarah, “Abstraction and Modern Englishness in London, 1936” (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Robinson, Julia, “In the Event of George Brecht: Chance Encounters of the Readymade, Cage, Fluxus, and Conceptual Art” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Roethke, Leigh, “A Passion for Spain: Españolismo in American Visual Culture” (Minnesota, K. A. Marling)

Romberg, Kristin, “Gan's Constructivism” (Columbia, C. Kiaer)

Rompilla, Denise, “From Hiroshima to the Hydrogen Bomb: American Artists Witness the Birth of the Atomic Age” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Roth, Lynette, “‘Neue Sachlichkeit’ in Cologne: August Sander and the Cologne Progressives” (Johns Hopkins, B. Doherty)

Rottner, Nadja, “Claes Oldenburg, 1959–1966: The Violence of Sensation” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Royal, Suzanne, “Graphic Art in Weimar Berlin: The Case of Jeanne Mammen” (USC, K. Lang)

Rundquist, Leisa, “Firestorms and Conflagrations: The Inflamed Cosmology of Henry Darger” (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

Saletnik, Jeffrey, “Pedagogy, Modernism, and Media Specificity: The Bauhaus, John Cage, and Fluxus” (Chicago, R. Heller)

Schuld, Dawna, “Nothing to Look At: Art as Situation and Its Neuropsychological Implications” (Chicago, B. Stafford)

Schulman, Daniel, “African American Art and Artists in Chicago, 1893–1945” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Schwartz, Stephanie, “A Frontier Town Still: Cuban Urban Planning, 1925–1930” (Columbia, H. Ballon)

Scott, Sascha, “Modernism on the Move: New York-New Mexico Artistic Exchange, 1914–1942” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Senf, Rebecca, “Intimate Places: Ansel Adams's Photographs in the American West and Southwest, 1916–1936” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Seppi, Lisa, “Metaphysics and Materiality: Landscape Painting and the Art of Kay Walkingstick” (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Shaffer, Michael, “Artists' Videos of the 1960s and 1970s” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Shane, Robert, “Hans Hofmann and Einfühlung” (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Shelby, Karen, “Conflicted Nationalism and World War I: Belgian Memory and Memorial Design” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Slifkin, Robert, “Out of Time: Philip Guston's Marlborough Exhibition and the Refiguration of Post-War American Art” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Smith, T'ai, “Weaving Work at the Bauhaus: The Gender and Engendering of a Medium” (Rochester, D. Crimp)

Snow, Rachel, “Incidental Tourists: Vernacular Photo-Travel Books, 1920–1940” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Soccio, Lisa, “Nothing's Shocking: On the Persistence of Avant-Gardism in Alternative Music” (Rochester, D. Crimp, J. Wolff)

Srypzak, Joann, “Sporting Modernity: German Artists and the Athletic Body, 1918–1945” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Steer, Linda M., “Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Reviews, 1924–1939” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Stetler, Pepper, “New Vision: Modernity and the Photo-Essay in the Weimar Republic, 1919–1929” (Delaware, M. Werth)

Strahl-Allen, Lisa, “Gender Construction and Manifestation in the Art of Elaine de Kooning” (Temple, G. Silk)

Stryker, Eric M., “Reconstruction, Conflict, and Art in Postwar London, Four Case Studies 1945–1962” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Stuhlman, Jonathan, “Navigating a Constantly Shifting Terrain: Yves Tanguy and Surrealism” (Virginia, M. Affron)

Sudul, Jennifer, “The Early Works of Niki de Saint Phalle” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Surdu, Robert C. A., “Wholesome Architecture and the Rise of the Tourist State in Early-Twentieth Century Canada” (Queen's University, Kingston, L. Jessup)

Susik, Abigail, “‘Dream Kitsch’: Encountering the Outmoded in the Surrealist Collage Novel” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Swenson, Kirsten, “From Factory to Kitchen: Eva Hesse's Labors” (SUNY Stony Brook, J. Katz)

Tarver, Gina Maria, “The Emergence of Conceptualism in Colombia (1970–1981)” (UT Austin, J. Barnitz)

Toteva, Maia Todorova, “Language Art in the Twentieth Century: Eastern European and North American Strategies” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Twa, Lindsay, “Troubling Island: The Imagining and Imaging of Haiti by African-American Artists” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Harris)

Urban, Florian, “The Invention of the Historic City—Building the Past in East Berlin 1970–1990” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Van Hoesen, Brett M., “Crossing Borders: German Propaganda and the Arts during the 1920's ‘Rhineland Controversy’” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Vanarragon, Elizabeth J., “The Photo League: Views of Urban Experience in the 1930's and 1940's” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Walker, Lanitra, “Pictures that Satisfy: Modernist Discourses and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Nation in the Art of Irma Stern (1894–1966)” (Duke, R. Powell)

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

Warnock, Molly, “Painting Blind: The Work of Simon Hantaï” (Johns Hopkins, M. Fried)

Webster, Maria, “Photographic Portraiture, from a Woman's Point of View: The Case of Madame Yevonde” (USC, R. Meyer)

Weiss, Kirsten, “Aesthetics of Banality: The Cultural Politics of Architectural Representation in Bernd and Hilla Becher, and Gerhard Richter” (MIT, C. Jones)

Weissman, Terri, “Documentary Photography and Communicative Action: The Realisms of Berenice Abbott” (B. Buchloh)

Weller, Rebecca, “The Los Angeles Look: Light, Space, and Phenomenology, 1962-1974” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Wendt, Pan, “The Group Clothing Works of James Lee Byars, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Franz Erhard Walther, 1968–70” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Wentrack, Kathleen, “The Female Body in Conflict: U.S. and European Feminist Performance Art, 1968–1979, Carolee Schneemann, Valie Export, and Ulrike Rosenbach” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Werschkul, Hilda, “Modernism into Memory: The Drawings of Eva Hesse” (Columbia, D. Rosand, B. Buchloh)

Wexler Katsnelson, Anna, “Aesopian Tales or What Happened after 1927: The Late Russian Avant-Garde, Painting, Film” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois)

Wolf, Vanessa, “Surplus Feeling: War and Remembrance in Lee Bontecou's Wall Reliefs, 1958–1966” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Wolfskill, Phoebe, “Constituting the Elusive City: Documentation and Fantasy in the Work of Archibald Motley, Jr. and Reginald Marsh” (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Wortham, B. D., “Mythologies of an Everyday American Landscape: Henry Ford at the Wayside Inn” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Young, Lisa Jaye, “All Consuming: Weimar Photography and the Aesthetics of Americanization, 1923–33” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Zalman, Sandra, “A Vernacular Vanguard Abroad: How America Minded Surrealism” (USC, N. Troy)