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

Contemporary Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2002

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Aldana, Erin, “Urban Interventions to Xerox Art: 3Nos3 and the City of São Paulo, 1978–1982” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Butler-Palmer, Carolyn, “Interfaces: The Pop, Politics, and Portraiture of David Neel and Andy Warhol” (Pittsburgh, K. Savage, T. Smith)

Chong, Doryun, “Home Out of Place, Time Out of Joint: Nam June Paik and Lee Ufan, ca. 1960–1989” (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner, G. Levine)

Colaizzi, Vittorio, “Robert Ryman: Painting and Minimalism” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Cushwa, Anne J., “Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957–1996)” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Dawsey, Jill, “Secrets from the Street: Women, Art, and Urban Space, 1966–1980” (Stanford, P. Lee)

De Armendi, Nicole, “Shifting Perception: Labyrinths and the Rise of Phenomenology in American Art of the 1960s and 1970s” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

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

Evans, Kim, “The Geography of Feminist Art Criticism: A Genealogical History of Feminist Discourse on Art, 1971–1981” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Farrell, Jennifer, “Buren before Buren: The Early Works of Daniel Buren” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Floyd, Kathryn M., “Documenta: A History and Analysis” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Fredrickson, Laurel, “Third Politics: The Liberatory Strategies and Artistic Behavior of Jean-Jacques Lebel and Kate Millett in the 1960s and Early 1970s” (Duke, K. Stiles)

Kim, Jina, “Invitation to the Other: The Display of National and Cultural Identity around the 1993 Whitney Biennial” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Malagon, Maria, “The Presence of ‘the Uncanny’ in the Works of Beatriz Gonzalez, Oscar Muñoz, and Doris Salcedo” (UT Austin, J. Barnitz)

McTighe, Monica, “‘Epic Forgetting’: Mapping Memory Practices in Installation Art of the 1980s and 1990s” (Virginia, H. Singerman)

Meltzer, Eve, “Art after Words: Visibility in the Age of Information” (UC Berkeley, K. Silverman, A. Wagner)

Moody, Meredith, “Ruby C. Williams and Howard Finster: Creating a Unique Touching Experience through Visionary Art” (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Reece-Hughes, Shirley, “The Art of David Bates” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Steck, Stewart, “Veiling the Subject: Ellsworth Kelly and the Discourses of Modernism” (Boston, C. Jones)

Stifler, Sarah, “Slippery when Wet: Visibility Politics and Lesbian Art in Los Angeles 1970–2000” (USC, R. Meyer)

Williams, Gregory, “Irony and Obfuscation: The Unstable Production of Meaning in the Work of German Artists from 1977 to the Present” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Wilson, Siona, “Outworking: Feminist Refigurations of Modernism and Collectivity in North America and Britain, 1974–1985” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, C. Kiaer)

Woo, Jung-Ah, “The Art and National Identity of On Kawara and Yoko Ono” (UCLA, C. Whiting)