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

Contemporary Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2002

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Carpenter, Jane H. “Conjure Woman: Betye Saar and Rituals of Transformation, 1960–1990” (Michigan, R. Zurier)

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

Cummins, Louis, “Undermining the Museum: The Rhetorics of Michael Asher, Marcel Broodthaers, Daniel Buren, Hans Haacke and Louise Lawler” (CUNY, R. Golan)

De Bruyn, Eric, “The Filmic Anomaly: Moments in Post-Minimalism (1966–1970)” (CUNY, A. Chave)

English, Darby, “Black Artists, Black Work? Regarding Difference in Three Dimensions” (Rochester, D. Crimp)

Filice, Eugenio, “Figurations of Ethics, Configurations of Power: Michel Foucault, Attila Richard Lukacs, and the New Painting” (McGill, C. Ross)

Hillings, Valerie, “Experimental Artists' Groups in Europe, 1951–1968: Abstraction, Interaction and Internationalism” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Kroksnes, Andrea, “Reframing the 80s: Visual Culture and the Picture Generation” (SUNY Stony Brook, N. Mirzoeff)

Latorre, Guisela, “Chicana/o Murals of California: Indigenist Aesthetics and the Politics of Space, 1970–2000” (UIUC, J. Mendelson)

Lopez, Elizabeth, “The Mexican Front: Artist Collectives in Mexico City, 1968–1985” (UCLA, A. Boime)

Moffat, Isabelle, “The Independent Group's Encounters with Logical Positivism and Searches for Unity in the 1951 Growth and Form Exhibition” (MIT, L. Marx)

Paul, April, “Byron Browne: The Measure of a Polemical Legacy” (CUNY, D. Kelder)

Petersen, Stephen, “Space and the Space Age in Postwar European Art: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, and Their Contemporaries” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Pyla, Panayiota, “Ekistics, Architecture and Environmental Politics 1945–76: A Prehistory of Sustainable Development” (MIT, S. Anderson, M. Jarzombek)

Saunders, Susanna Terrell, “Anne Truitt: Placement and a Sense of Place” (Bryn Mawr, D. Cast)

Teagle, Rachel, “The Aesthetics of Information: Terry Winters and Scientific Representation” (Stanford, W. Corn)