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

Art of the United States
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2007

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Bari, Martha, "Mass Media Is the Message: Yoko Ono and John Lennon's 1969 Year of Peace" (Maryland, College Park, R. Ater)

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

Glahn, Philip, "Estrangement and Politicizations: Bertold Brecht and Postwar American Art" (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Greenhill, Jennifer A., "'The Plague of Jocularity': Contesting Humor in American Art and Culture, 1863–93" (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Hack, Brian, "American Acropolis: George Grey Barnard's Monument to Democracy, 1918–38" (CUNY, S. Webster)

Ikegami, Hiroko, "1964: Robert Rauschenberg and the Beginnings of Globalization in Modern Art" (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Jensen, Kirsten M., "'The American Salon': The Art Gallery at the Chicago Interstate Industrial Exposition, 1873–90" (CUNY, S. Webster)

Kresser, Katie, "Art as History, History as Art: John La Farge and the Problem of Representation, 1859–1910" (Harvard, J. Roberts)

Kusserow, Karl, "Picturing Power: Portraiture and Its Uses in the New York Chamber of Commerce" (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Lasser, Ethan, "Figures in the Grain: The Stakes of Furniture in Anglo-America, 1660– 1800" (Yale, E. Cooke Jr.)

Longwell, Alicia G., "John Graham and the Quest for an American Art in the 1920s and 1930s" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

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

Pederson, Amy, "Der Superman, Wie in der Welt Kam Er: Supermen and Modernism in Mid-Century America" (UCLA, M. Kelly, C. Whiting)

Phillips, Ruth Anne, "'Pre-Columbian Revival': Defining and Exploring a U.S. Architectural Style, 1910–1940" (CUNY, J. Sund)

Poor, Natasha, "Dirty Art: Reconsidering the Work of Robert Rauschenberg, Bruce Conner, Jay DeFeo, and Edward Kienholz" (CUNY, A. Chave)

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

Romaine, James G., "Constructing a Beloved Community: The Methodological Development of Tim Rollins and K.O.S." (CUNY, H. Senie)

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

Sailor, Rachel M., "Meaningful Places: Nineteenth-Century Photography and the Local Landscapes of the American West" (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

Samuel, Anne, "Rethinking Vision in the American Renaissance Murals of Edwin Howland Blashfield" (Delaware, M. Leja, M. Werth)

Shales, Ezra, "John Cotton Dana and the Business of Enlightening Newark: Applied Art at the Newark Public Library and Museum, 1902–29" (Bard Graduate Center, K. Ames, P. Kirkham)

Slifkin, Robert, "Philip Guston's 'Return to Figuration' and the Crisis in the Humanities" (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Thrush, Nanette, "Tilting at History: Gothic Revival Tournaments in Early Victorian Great Britain and the Antebellum American South" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Zarro, Jennifer, "Views of Philadelphia and the Culture of Geography, 1780–1800: Maps, Magazine Engravings, and William Birch" (Rutgers, W. Bellion)