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

Chinese Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2002

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Chen, Hui-Hung, “Missionaries and Images—Jesuit Visual Culture in Sixteenth- to Seventeenth-Century China” (Brown, J. Muller)

Chu, Yangming, “Gentrification of Women in Early Tang Paintings” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Feng, Jiren, “Imperial Song Architecture: Treatises, Buildings, Literature, and Art” (Brown, M. Bickford)

Han, Hyonjeong, “Longing to Travel: Art and Travel in Nineteenth-Century China” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Hsu, Miao-Lin, “Chu Bronze Mirrors: Guardians of the Grave” (Pittsburgh, K. Linduff)

Huang, Bingyi, “Reading Mawangdui” (Yale, D. Sensabaugh)

Huang, Yun-Ju Michelle, “Dunhuang Cave #446: The Embodiment of Hua-yen Buddhism” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Murray)

Ingeman, Lara Idsinga, “Meditations on Painting: Inscriptions on Paintings Collected in the Discourse Records of Southern Song (1127–1279) Chan Masters” (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Nelson)

Kim, Jinah, “Unorthodox Practice: Rethinking the Cult of the Illustrated Buddhist Books” (UC Berkeley, J. Williams)

Kim, Sunkyung, “Buddhist Image and Text at Anyang Caves during the Late Sixth Century” (Duke, S. Abe)

Lau, Chak Kwong, “Ding Jing (1695–1765): Art, Hangzhou, and the Foundation of the Xiling Identity” (UC Santa Barbara, P. Sturman)

Lee, De-Nin, “Lives of Handscroll Paintings from the Southern Tang Dynasty, 937–975” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Lingley, Kate, “Negotiating Identity: Social Dimensions of Sixth-Century Buddhist Art Patronage” (Chicago, W. Hung)

Lu, Hui-Wen, “The Quest for a State Identity in Artistic Grandeur: Revival of a Monumental Writing Tradition in Northern Wei Luoyang, 494–534” (Princeton, W. Fong)

Mao, Yiling, “Women's Painting in Seventeenth-Century China: Persona, Performance, and the Construction of Female Aesthetics” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Park, Jae-Suk, “The Rustic Image and Cult of Su Shi: ‘Su Shi Wearing Bamboo Hat and Clogs’” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Murray)

Xialong, Wu, “Stylistic Traditions, Patronage, and Cultural Identity in Ancient China: Bronze Artifacts of the Zhongshan State, Warring States Period (476–221 BCE) (Pittsburgh, K. Linduff)

Yen, Shou-Chih, “Xu Wei (1521–1593) and the Rise of Ink-Flower Painting” (Yale, D. Sensabaugh)

Yong, Ying, “Noble Women's Status in the Spring and Autumn Period: Evidence from Burials” (Pittsburgh, K. Linduff)

Yu, Hui-Chun, “Finding the Utopian Past: Shang-Zhou Archaic Bronzes and the Reign of Qianlong” (Princeton, R. Bagley)