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

Latin American/Caribbean Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

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Barteet, C. Cody, “Colonial Contradictions in the Casa de Montejo and Mérida: Space, So\ciety, and Self-Representation at the Edge of Viceregal Mexico” (SUNY Binghamton, C. Bur-roughs)

Brodsky, Estrellita, “Latin American Artists and Postwar Paris, 1950–1970: Soto, Le Parc, and Clark” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Buono, Amy, “Plumed Identities and Feathered Performances: Tupi Interculture in Early-Modern Brazil and Europe” (UC Santa Barbara, J. Peterson)

Calirman, Claudia, “Brazilian Art between 1968 and 1974: Art under Dictatorship” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Cordero, Karen, “The Invention of Popular Art: A Paradigm for the Construction of Mexican Visual Culture, 1915–1940” (Yale, M. Miller)

Elphick, Nenita Ponce De Leon, “Facing Power: Peruvian Portraits from the Conquest to Independence” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Fernando, Azevedo, “The Nineteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro de Marc Ferrez: A Case Study of Uses and Transformations of the Sense of Place in the Age of Photography” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Fraunhar, Alison, “Visualizing Race: The Mulata and Cuban Identity in Popular Culture” (UC Santa Barbara, S. Chattopadhay)

James, Erica, “What Good Are Roots if You Can’t Take Them with You? Caribbean Art in the Global Imaginary” (Duke, R. Powell)

Leimer, Ann, “The Performance of the Sacred: The Concept of Journey in Codex Delilah” (UT Austin, A. Malagamba)

Morasch, S., “Architecture in Oaxaca, 1526–1821” (Bryn Mawr, G. McKim-Smith)

Schwartz, Stephanie, “Cuba’s American Republic: Urban Planning and Architecture of the Machadato (1925–1933)” (Columbia, H. Ballon)

Stanfield-Mazzi, Maya, “The Replication of Miraculous Statues in Colonial Peru: The Virgin of Pomata and Christ of the Earthquakes” (UCLA, C. Klein)

Twa, Lindsay, “Troubling Island: The Imagining and Imaging of Haiti by African-American Artists” (UNC, M. Harris)

Watson, Elizabeth, “Debating Montevideo: The Views of Julio Vilamajó and Torres García, 1930–1949” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Williams, Lyneise, “Sacudiendo de los Espiritus Adormecidos/Rousing the Sleeping Spirits: The Art of Pedro Figari (1861–1938)” (Yale, R. Thompson)