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, 2002

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Becker, Jack, “A Taste for Landscape: Studies in American Tonalism” (Delaware, W. Homer)

Braddock, Alan, “Displacing Orientalism: Thomas Eakins and Ethnographic Modernity” (Delaware, M. Leja; Yale, A. Nemerov)

Brazeau, Linda, “’The Visionaries’: Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington—Patrons of American Sculpture” (CUNY, S. Webster)

Breskin, Isabel, “Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century American City: Lithographic Views of San Francisco, 1849–1905” (UC Berkeley, M. Lovell)

Brugger, Laura, “Constructing Taste: Athenaeums and Academies of Art in the United States, 1800–1865” (Columbia, H. Ballon)

Bubenzer, Brian, “The Arthurian Architecture of H. H. Richardson” (Wisconsin, Madison, N. Menocal)

Carso, Kerry, “Reading the Gothic: American Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature, 1800–1850” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Cohen, Michele, “Art to Educate: A History of Public Art in the New York City Public Schools, 1890–1976” (CUNY, M. Park)

Collins-Goodyear, Ann, “American Art of the Second Machine Age: Space, Sputnik, and Technocracy, 1957–1971” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Cosentino, Delia A., “Landscapes of Lineage: Nahua Pictorial Genealogies of Early Colonial Tlaxcala, Mexico” (UCLA, C. Klein)

Cullen, Deborah, “Robert Blackburn: American Printmaker” (CUNY, D. Kelder)

Duffy, Henry, “New York City Collections (1865–1895)” (Rutgers, M. Baigell)

Fowler, Cynthia, “Early American Modernism and Craft Production: The Embroideries of Marguerite Zorach” (Delaware, W. Homer)

Frohne, Andrea, “The African Burial Ground in New York City: Manifesting and Representing Spirituality of Space” (SUNY Binghamton, N. Nzegwu)

Hayward, Judith, “Nature and Progress: Winslow Homer's Oils, 1880–1890” (Columbia, B. Novak, D. Rosand)

Iarocci, Louisa, “Spaces of Desire: The Department Store in America” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Lee, Elizabeth, “White Fantasies: Dirt, Desire, and Visual Culture in Late Nineteenth-Century America” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Mitchell, Mark, “The Artist-Makers: Professional Art Training in Mid-Nineteenth-Century New York City” (Princeton, J. Wilmerding)

Morgan, Kerry, “From the Courtroom to the Gallows: Picturing Justice in American Visual Culture, 1850–1880” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Ott, John W., “The Gilded Rush: Art Patronage, Industrial Capital, and Social Authority in Victorian California” (UCLA, C. Whiting)

Paulk, Ann B., “Thomas Eakins and Antiheroic Modernism” (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

Randall, Terree, “Democracy's Passion Play: The Lincoln Memorial, Politics, and History as Myth” (CUNY, S. Webster)

Savidou-Terrono, Evdokia, “For ‘The Boys in Blue’: The Art Galleries of the Sanitary Fairs” (CUNY, W. Gerdts)

Segal, Eric, “Realizing Whiteness in U.S. Visual Culture: The Popular Illustration of J. C. Leyendecker, Norman Rockwell, and The Saturday Evening Post, 1917–1945” (UCLA, C. Whiting)

Wingate, Jennifer, “Doughboys, Art Worlds, and Identities: Sculpted Memories of World War I in the United States” (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart)