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

Decorative Arts/Textiles/Design History
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

Show completed dissertations

Atkins, Jacqueline, “Wearing Propaganda: Civilian Textiles on the Home Front in America, Great Britain, and Japan, 1931–1945” (Bard, P. Kirkham)

Carr, Dennis, “Early Furnituremaking in the Narragansett Bay” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr.)

Dandona, Jessica, “The Veil, the Fan, and the Tattoo: Ornament and Exoticism in the Art of Paul Gauguin, Jean-Léon Gérôme, and Emile Galle´” (UC Berkeley, D. Grimaldo-Grigsby)

Fleming, Elizabeth, “ReDesigning the Decorative Arts: The Production and Promotion of Postmodern Objects” (Yale, E. Cooke Jr.)

Joy, Catherine Lanford, “Reflecting Refinement: The Making and Meaning of Silver Metal in Antebellum Boston University, 1800–1875” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr.)

Kaukas Havenhand, Lucinda, “Creating a Modern Gesamtkunstwerk: Interior Design, 1930–1960” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Loughrey, Stacey, “Design, Empire, and Aesthetics in Britain, 1745–1851” (USC, K. Lang)

Niekrasz, Carmen C., “Flemish Tapestry and Natural History, 1550–1600” (Northwest¬ern, C. Swan)