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, 2006

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Abbamontian, Ramela, "Armenian-American Artists: Forging a Diasporic Identity in Los Angeles" (UCLA, A. Boime)

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 Avante-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, S. Mansbach)

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

Aldana, Erin Denise, "Urban Interventions: 3Nós3 and the City of Sáo Paulo, 1979–82" (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 1932–60" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Álvarez-González, Manuel Fernando, "From Syndicalism to Imperialism: José Luis Sert and His Master Plans for Barcelona (1931–34) and Havana (1956–58)" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Amsellem, Patrick, "Modernist Movements: A Contradiction Solved" (IFA/NYU, J. L. Cohen)

Anderson, Virginia, "'A State of Anxious Uncertainty': The Critical Reception of Jasper Johns" (Boston, C. Jones)

Ashe, Lisa Frye, "Scale, Size, and the Spaces of American Painting, 1948–1968" (Virginia, H. Singerman)

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

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

Backer, Matthew, "Building a Brave New World: The Future Made Present at Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition, 1933–34" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Baghdady, Omar, "Mid-Twentieth Century Modernism and the Architecture Profession in Egypt" (Michigan, W. Glover)

Banai, Noit, "Public (Dis)Order: Yves Klein, 1945–62" (Columbia, J. Rajchman)

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

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, 1925–38" (Yale, C. Mehring)

Baweja, Vandana, "Otto Koenigsberger and Tropical Architecture: From Princely Mysore to Post-colonial London" (Michigan, R. Fishman)

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)

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

Bilbo, Rebecca, "The Art Academy of Cincinnati: A Social, Cultural and Institutional History" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

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

Bortolot, Alexander, "Appearance versus Reality: The Representational Turn in 20th Century Makonde Masks and Performance" (Columbia, N. Kampen)

Bourneuf, Annie, "The Visible and the Legible: On Paul Klee's Work and Reception, 1911–33" (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Brooks, Leronn, "An Art of Resistance: The Legacy of Hale Woodruff (1900–80)" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Brown, Sienna, "The Lithographs of Robert Rauschenberg" (Emory, J. Meyer)

Bryzgel, Amy, "New Avant-Gardes in East-Central Europe and Russia, 1987–99" (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Burton, Johanna, “The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Bush, Diana, "The Dialectical Object: John Heartfield 1915–38" (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Cabanas, Kaira, "Performing the Real: Art in France 1957–62" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Cantor, Karen, "The Life and Work of Boris Artzybasheff" (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart)

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

Carl, Katherine, "Aorist Avant-Garde: South Eastern European Art from 1965–1980" (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Caro, Julie Levin, "The Early Career of Allan Rohan Crite (1930–50)" (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 Creation and Control of the Masses in 1930s Fascist Italy" (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

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

Chang, Alison W., "Making the Old New Again: The Female Nude in Edvard Munch's Late Worth, 1912–44" (University of Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Chang, Christina, "The End of Painting" (Michigan, A. Potts)

Cheng, Joyce, "Fixed Ecstasy: The Mask and the Problematic of Expressivity in Avant-Garde Art Criticism and Ethnology 1914–39" (Chicago, R. Heller)

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

Chlenova, Masha, "On Display: Transformations of the Avant-Garde in Soviet Public Culture, 1928–33" (Columbia, C. Kiaer, B. Buchloh)

Chua, Ying "Defining Chinese Modernity: The Art and Theory of Xu Beihong (1895–1953) (Ohio State, J. Andrews)

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

Churner, Rachel, "Gesamtmerzwerk: Kurt Schwitters and the Total Work of Merz" (Columbia, R. Krauss)

Costanzo, Denise, "The Lessons of Rome: Architects at the American Academy, 1947–66" (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 and J. Leoshko)

Curley, John J., "The Art That Came in from the Cold: Andy Warhol and Gerhard Richter, 1950–68" (Yale, D. Joselit, C. Mehring)

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)

Desgagnes, Alexis, "Que faire? Émancipation et lutte des classes dans l'iconographie révolutionnaire russe, 1861–1905" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

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

Diack, Heather, "Performing Documents: An Aporetic Approach to Conceptual Art and Photography, 1965–80" (Toronto, L. Kaplan, M. Cheetham, E. Legge)

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

Donovan, Celeste, "María Izquierdo and Modern Mexican Religious Culture, 1940–47" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Dossin, Catherine Julie Marie, "'I Like America and America Likes Me': Artistic Exchanges between France, Germany and the United States, 1945–89" (UT Austin, R. Shiff, K. Arens)

Drozdek, Jenni, "A Taste for Paris: The Modernist Dialogue between France and 'Young Poland,' 1890–1914" (Case Western Reserve, A. Helmreich)

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

Dumett, Mari, "Corporate Imaginations: The Fluxus Collective in the Age of Multinational Capitalism" (Boston, C. Jones)

Durham, Dennis, "Vancouver Conceptual Art from N.E.THING CO. to Jeff Wall: The Transformation of Art Practice through Pedagogy" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Eggler-Gerozissis, Marianne, "'A Decorator in the Best Sense': Mies van der Rohe and the Articulation of the German Modernist Interior" (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Eisman, April, "Bernhard Heisig and the Cultural Politics of East German Art" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Ekardt, Philipp, "'Eher eine Rüsche am Kleid': Real Time Images, from Benjamin to Gerhard Richter" (Yale, D. Joselit)

Ekici, Didem, "The Impact of the Lifestyle Reform on Modern Architectural Discourse in Twentieth-Century Germany" (Michigan, A. Herscher, L. Soo)

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

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

Farrell, Jennifer, "An Emerging Institutional Critique" (CUNY, R. Golan)

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

Gasparavicius, Gediminas, "The Emergence of Neo-Avantgardes in Central Europe in 1975–95" (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

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

Gilbert, Christopher, "American Art and Language during the Period of the Fox (1974–76)" (Virginia Commonwealth University, R. Hobbs)

Gilderhus, Kirsten, "Karl Hubbuch: Drawings and Graphic Works, 1927–30" (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Glaser, Jessica, "The Pre-War Roots of Socialist Modernism in East German Design" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

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 Renée Stout" (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Gu, Yi, "The Interaction between Art Photography and the Chinese Traditional Painting:1920–40" (Brown University, H. Vanel)

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

Harris, Lindsay, "Reframing the Vernacular: Photography, Architecture, and the Construction of Italian Modernism, 1936–51" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen, R. Storr)

Harwood, John, "The Redesign of Design: Multi-National Corporations, Computers, and Design Logic, 1945–76" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Hatch, Kevin, "Looking for Bruce Conner: Assemblage, Films, Drawings, 1957–67" (Princeton, H. Foster)

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

Hellstein, Valerie, "Abstract Expressionism and the Possibility of Transcendence" (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart)

Henson, Dennis, "Beyond Warhol's 15 Minutes: Pop Art, Pop Music, 'The Media,' and Fame" (Missouri, J. Klein)

Heuer, Elizabeth, "Going Postal: Surrealism and the Discourses of Mail Art" (FSU, 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)

Hill, Joe, "Biennials on the Brink: New International Contemporary Art Festivals, 1984–2004" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Hillman, Susanne, "Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Whitman and Billy Klüver: From Nine Evenings to Experiments in Art and Technology" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

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

Holmberg, Ryan, "Garo Manga, 1964–72" (Yale, M. Yiengpruksawan)

Horwitz, Elizabeth, "Purity Is a Myth: The Countercultural Practices of Hélio 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, 1900–40" (Delaware, A. Gibson, M. Leja)

Johnson, Danielle, "Salvador Dalí and René Magritte, 1928–36" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Jones, Zoe, "Futurist Bohemia in Paris: Dandyism, Eroticism, and Transgression in the Art of Gino Severini" (Duke, M. Antliff)

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

Jozefacka, Anna, "Rebuilding of Warsaw: Architecture, Urban Planning and Ideology in Postwar Poland (1945–70)" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Kabfleisch, Elizabeth, "Home and Homeland: Feminist Ground in Native American Art" (Rochester, J. Berlo)

Kaiserlian, Michelle, "Artistic Responses to The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám in Great Britain and the United States, ca. 1900–40" (Indiana, Bloomington, M. Facos)

Katsnelson, Anna Wexler, "Red Aesop? The Visual Culture of Late Russian Avant-Garde" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois)

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

Kee, Joan, "Points, Lives, Encounters: The Paintings of Lee Ufan and Park Scubo" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay, R. Storr)

Kellogg-Krieg, Annah, "In the Service of the Nation(s): Medieval and Neo-Medieval Architecture in the Contested Terrain of Wroc|flaw/Breslau, 1860–Present" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey

King, Jennifer, "Michael Asher and the Art of Infrastructure: Space, Cities, Institutions" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Kohn, Adrian Michael, "Seeing Los Angeles Minimalism 1958–72" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Kroiz, Lauren, "Modernizing 'A Grey Race': New Immigrants, New Media, and the Stieglitz Circle (1891–1924)" (MIT, C. Jones)

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

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

Ledezma, Juan, "Gustav Klutsis, El Lissitzky and the October Group: Montage and the Post-History of the Constructivist Object in Russia's 'Reconstruction Period' (1928–32)" (Columbia, C. Kiaer, B. Buchloh)

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)

Lima, Benjamin, "Wolf Vostell's Décollage and the Forms of Destruction, 1958–72" (Yale, D. Joselit)

Lisiewicz, Malgorzata, "Mission Impossible? Zacheta National Gallery in the Era of Globalization" (Chicago, M. Ward)

López-Durán, Fabiola, "Eugenics in the Garden: Medicine, Architecture, and Landscape from France to Latin American in the Early Twentieth Century" (MIT, A. Dutta)

Luke, Megan, "Perverse Aesthetics and Stolen Goods: Kurt Schwitters in Exile" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Mangini, Elizabeth, "Arte Povera 1962–72: 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)

Martin, Courtney J., "Cyclones in the Metropole: British Art 1976–1989" (Yale, T. Barringer)

McCormick, Seth, "Jasper Johns 1954–58: Persecution and the Art of Painting" (Columbia, J. Crary)

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

McManus, William, "'When We Made Movies Just to Make Them': Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s" (Princeton, H. Foster)

McQueen, Kathleen, "Blood Beauty: Photography and the Aesthetics of Witness" (SUNY Stony Brook, J. Monteyne)

Miller, Jennifer, "In the Flesh: The Burlesque Theater in American Art and Visual Culture" (USC, C. Holloway)

Minioudaki, Kalliopi, "Women in Pop: Difference and Marginality" (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

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

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

Monahan Anne, "Form and Content: Politics and Figuration in American Art of the 1960s" (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Montgomery, Harper, "Attracting New Audiences and Insulting Old Ones: Avant-Garde Exhibitions in Mexico City and Buenos Aires, 1924–29" (Chicago, M. Ward)

Moore, Jordana E., "Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Language of Creativity" (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Mowris, Peter, "Surrealism and the Science of Mental Imagery and Hallucination" (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

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

Murachanian, Jean, "Léon 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)

Neely, Evan, "Cy Twombly and the Ethics of Painting" (Columbia, D. Freedberg, D. Rosand, B. Joseph)

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

Nelson, Adele, "The São Paulo Biennial and Latin American Artistic Exchange, 1951–69" (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)

Olds, Kirsten, "Radical Collectivities: North American Artists' Groups, 1965–78" (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,' 1914–24" (USC, K. Lang)

Orenduff-Bartos, Lillian, "Polish Symbolism in the European Context" (CUNY, E. Braun)

Oshima, Tetsuya, "The Figure Reemerging: Jackson Pollock's Cut-Out Series, 1948–56" (CUNY, G. Levin)

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

Parsons, Sara-Jayne, "Liminal Britain: Place and Memory in British Photography since 1979" (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth)

Peiffer, Prudence, "Routine Extremism: Ad Reinhardt and Modern Art" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois)

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

Perrill, Elizabeth, "Potters in the Marketplace: South African Ceramic Urbanization, 1910s to the Present" (Indiana, Bloomington, P. McNaughton)

Perry, Weena, "America in Ruins: Photography and the Making of National Meanings" (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart)

Pilat, Stephanie, "Re-imagining Italy: The Neighborhoods of Ina-Casa in the Postwar Period" (Michigan, L. Soo)

Pirnia, Portia Edwards, "Henri Matisse and the Decorative" (Ohio State, L. Florman)

Pobocha, Paulina, "Tadeusz Kantor: Painting and Theater, 1939–90" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Poor, Natasha, "Dirty Art: Transgressing Domesticity and the Body in 1950s United States Art" (CUNY, A. Chave)

Portnoy, Scott, "Abstraction Reduced: The Monochrome in American Painting, 1949–63" (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Pozzi-Harris, Ana Jorgelina, "Peronism and Abstract Art in Argentina, 1943–45" (UT Austin, J. Barnitz)

Price, Justine Dana, "Critical Distinctions: Attitudes towards American Abstraction, 1936–52" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Price, Marshall, "John Ferren and the Development of Abstraction" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

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

Quiles, Daniel, "Toward a Counterpublic Sphere: Argentine Conceptual Art, 1966–76" (CUNY, R. Golan)

Qin, Zhao-Kai, "Transnational Modernities: Artistic Interactions between China and the West 1979–99" (Cornell, L. Meixner)

Rapp, Karen, M., "'Not the Romantic West': Site-Specific Art, Globalization and Contemporary Landscapes" (Stanford, P. Lee)

Reynolds, Rebecca L., "Sculpture Parks, Sculpture Gardens, and Site-Specific Practices in the U.S., 1965–91" (Chicago, M. Ward)

Richards, Elizabeth, "Fabrics in Modern and Contemporary American Art: Unraveling Threads of Discourse" (Cornell, J. Bernstock)

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

Rippner, Samantha, "Vija Clemins in Context: Paintings, Drawings and Prints 1964–94" (CUNY, M. Hadler)

Roberts, Sarah Rehm, "Englishness, Abstraction, and Surrealism: Modern Art in England, 1932–36" (Brown University, 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)

Root, Nicole, "The Inassimilable: Mike Kelley's Poetics of the Low" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Roth, Lynette, "'Neue Sachlichkeit' in Cologne: August Sander and the Cologne Progressives" (Johns Hopkins, B. Doherty)

Rottner, Nadja, "Claes Oldenburg, 1959–66: The Violence of Sensation" (Columbia, J. Rajchman, R. Krauss, B. Joseph)

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)

Scanlon, Patricia S., "'God-gifted girls': Women Illustrators, Gender, Class and Commerce in American Visual Culture, 1885–1825" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Schmiedekamp, Ashley, "Picturing the Cosmos: Surrealism and Astronomy, 1920s–1940s" (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

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

Schwartz Simon, Malka, "The Space of Production: Brooklyn and Creation of an Urban Industrial Landscape" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Schwartz, Stephanie, "A Frontier Town Still: Cuban Urban Planning, 1925–30" (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Scott, Sascha, "Paintings of Pueblo Indians and the Politics of Preservation in the American Southwest" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Senf, Rebecca, "Intimate Places: Ansel Adams's Photographs in the American West and Southwest, 1916–36" (Boston, K. Sichel)

Shaffer, Michael, "Dan Graham's Video Installations of the 1970s" (Virginia Commonwealth University, R. Hobbs)

Shane, Robert Rand, "Hans Hofmann and Einfuhlung" (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

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

Skurvidaite, Sandra, "States of Self: Carolee Schneemann's Works, 1962–74" (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

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

Small, Irene, "Helio Oiticica and the Morphology of Things" (Yale, D. Joselit)

Smith, Laura, "The Art of Horace Poolaw, Kiowa Photographer" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Spicer, Frank, "'Just What Was It That Made Our Art So Different, So Appealing?'" Case Studies of the Critical Reception of American Avant-Garde Painting in London, 1950–64" (Case Western Reserve, E. Landau)

Srypzak, Joann, "Sporting Modernity: German Artists and the Athletic Body, 1918–45" (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Stanners, Sarah, "'Going British and Being Modern' in the Visual Art Systems of Canada and the United States" (Toronto, M. Cheetham, B. Fischer, D. Reid)

Steck, Stuart, "Veiling the Subject: Ellsworth Kelly and the Discourses of Modernism" (Boston, C. Jones)

Stetler, Pepper, "Bound Vision: Reading the Photograph in the Book in Weimar Germany" (Delaware, M. Werth)

Stob, Jennifer, "Faux raccords: Lettrist, Situationist, and French New Wave Cinema" (Yale, D. Joselit, D. Andrew)

Stokic, Jovana, "The Body Beautiful: Women's Self-Representations and the Shifting Currents of Feminism 1970–2000" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar, L. Nochlin)

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

Stryker, Eric, "New Figuration: The City, Space and the Body in British Art after 1945" (Yale, T. Barringer)

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

Susik, Abigail, "Dream Kitsch: Surrealism and the Outmoded" (Columbia, R. Krauss, D. Freedberg)

Sweet, Leah, "Defining (Neo) Dada: German Art of the 1950s and 1960s" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Sykes, Claire, "Being-at-a-Loss: Modalities of Experience in Contemporary Encounters with Art" (Rochester. P. Duro)

Tarver, Gina Maria McDaniel, "Isolated Iconoclasts and Ambitious Institutions: Early Colombian Conceptualism and Its Antecedents, 1962–75" (UT Austin, J. Barnitz)

Tegrotenhuis, Meredith A., "Stabilizing the City: Berenice Abbott's Photographs and Urban Representation in the 1930s" (Northwestern, C. Lambert)

Thomas, Bragan, "Naked Fascism? Body Politics and the Male Nude in German Sculpture of the Third Reich" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Thompson, Allison, "Arriving at the Caribbean: Constructing Visual Representations of Transatlantic and Transcultural Experience" (SUNY Stony Brook, B. Frank)

Tierney, Cristin, "Domesticating Modern Art: Aspects of the Promotion of Modern Art in the United States, ca. 1905–36" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Tomlin, Patrick, "Spectacular Visions: Op Art, 1964–68" (Northwestern, C. Lambert)

Toteva, Maia Todorova, "Language Use in Conceptual Art: Eastern European and North American Strategies" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Toth, Edit, "'Collective Individuals': The MA Circle and the Communist Revolution—Hungarian Art, Culture, and Politics, 1918–23" (Penn State, N. Locke)

Travis, Amber, "Theatres of War, Torture and Duress: Leon Golub's Mercenaries, Interrogations, and White Squads: 1979–87" (Northwestern, S. Eisenman)

Tsai, Joyce, "Painting after Photography: The Work of László Moholy-Nagy, 1921–37" (Johns Hopkins, M. Fried, K. Tuma)

Tseng, Li-Lin, "Melodrama as Modernity in Early Chinese Cinema: A Case Study in the Works of Zheng Zhengqiu and His Shanghai Contemporaries, 1922–37" (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

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