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

Decorative Arts/Textiles/Design History
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2002

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Bloom, Patricia Laughlin, “Dressing up Modernity: Decoration as Strategy in Art Deco Images of Women” (Rutgers, M. Baigell)

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

George, J. Leigh, “The Functions of Graphic Design: Sociologies, History, and the International Design Conference in Aspen” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Hornbeck, Elizabeth, “Visions of Modernity: The Architectural Landscape of the 1925 Exposition of Decorative Arts, Paris” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Monahan)

Klemm, Peri, “Shaping the Future, Wearing the Past: Dress and the Decorated Female Body among the Afran Qallo Oromo in Eastern Hararghe, Ethiopia” (Emory, S. Kasfir)

Milhaupt, Terry, “Flowers at the Crossroads: The Four-Hundred-Year Life of a Japanese Textile” (Washington University, K. Brock)

Miller, Kimberly Anne, “The Philani Printing Project: Women's Art and Activism in Crossroads, South Africa” (Wisconsin, Madison, H. Drewal)

Olsen, Kara, “Through the Looking Glass: Engagements with History and the Decorative Arts in Britain, 1870–1910” (UC Berkeley, M. Lovell)