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

Critical Theory/Gender Studies/Visual Studies
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2002

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Andre, Laura, “Lunar Nation: The Moon and American Visual Culture, 1957–1972” (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

Burns-Chase, Alisia, “An American Heroine in Paris: Hollywood and Women in the City of Light in the 1950s” (Minnesota, R. Silberman)

Chase, Vanessa, “The Casa delle Zitelle: Gender and Architecture in Renaissance Venice” (Columbia, J. Connors)

Conaty, Siobhan, “Italian Futurism: Gender, Culture, and Power” (Case Western Reserve, E. Landau)

De Vries, Joyce, “Power, Gender, and Representation in the Italian Renaissance Court: The Cultural Patronage of Caterina Sforza (1463–1509)” (UIUC, J. Wood)

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)

Fraser, Kathryn Ruth, “The Makeover and Other Consumerist Narratives” (McGill, W. Straw)

Harvey, Benjamin, “Formalism's First Affair: What Roger Fry Made of Paul Cézanne” (UNC-Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

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

Latimer, Tirza, “Looking Like a Lesbian: The Sexual Politics of Portraiture, Paris between the Wars” (Stanford, W. Corn)

Macapia, Peter, “Minimalism, Post-Minimalism and Wittgenstein: The Problem of Meaning and Intention” (Columbia, R. Krauss)

Murphy, Sheila C., “Lurking and Looking: Media Technologies and Cultural Convergences of Spectatorship, Surveillance, and Voyeurism” (UC Irvine, A. Friedberg)

Nitzan-Shiftan, Alona, “Israelizing Jerusalem: The Encounter between Architectural and National Ideologies, 1967–1977” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Rando, Flavia, “Generations of Lesbian Self-Representation and the Construction of Desire” (Rutgers, M. Baigell)

Richmond, Susan Erin, “Put-Ons and Take-Offs: Lynda Benglis, Feminism, and Representations of the Body, 1967–1977” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Salvadori, Sharon, “Per Feminam Mors Per Feminam Vita: Images of Women in the Early Christian Funerary Art of Rome” (IFA/NYU, T. Mathews)

Spivey, Virginia, “Performing Relationships: Gendered Subjectivity in the Work of Robert Morris” (Case Western Reserve, E. Landau)

Yoshimoto, Midori, “Into Performance: Japanese Women Artists in New York, 1955–1975” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Zaharia-Roth, Andrea, “La donna virtuosa: ‘Portraits’ of Women in Renaissance Bergamo” (USC, E. Howe)

Zanes, R. J. Warren, “Globalization and the Anxious State of a New Regionalism” (Rochester, D. Crimp, J. Wolff)