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

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2009

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Bare, Ceil, “Achilles and the Roman Aristocrat: The Ambrosian Iliad as a Social Statement in the Late Antique Period” (Florida State, P. Gerson)

Cochrane, Laura, “‘Where There is no Time’: The Quadrivium and Images of Eternity in Three Eleventh-Century Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts” (Delaware, L. Nees)

Doquang, Mailan, “Rayonnant Chantry Chapels in Context” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Gearhart, Heidi, “Theophilus’ On Diverse Arts: The Persona of the Artist and the Production of Art in the Twelfth Century” (Michigan, E. Sears)

Greenwood, Jill Vessely, “The Intersection of Sculpture, Scripture, and Salvation at the Romanesque Cathedral in Sovana, Italy” (Kansas, M. Stokstad)

Guérin, Sarah, “‘Tears of Compunction’: French Gothic Ivories in Devotional Practice” (Toronto, A. Cohen)

Lakey, Christopher, “Relief in Perspective: Medieval Italian Sculpture and the Rise of Optical Aesthetics” (UC Berkeley, W. Davis, J. Jung)

Perchuk, Alison Locke, “In the Image of Elijah: The Artistic Foundations of Community in a Medieval Italian Monastery“ (Yale, R. Nelson)

Salgirli, Saygin, “From Thirteenth-Century Toulouse to Fifteenth-Century Serres: A Comparative Study of Dissent, Authority, Architecture, and Space” (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

Sbisà, Tiziana, “The Cathedral at Nicosia in the Age of Frederick II and Louis IX: Issues of Patronage, Structure and Meaning” (Case Western Reserve, C. Burroughs)

Stancioiu, Cristina, “Objects and Identity: An Analysis of Some Material Remains of the Latin and Orthodox Residents of Late Medieval Rhodes, Cyprus, and Crete” (UCLA, S. Gerstel)

Tilghman, Benjamin, “The Symbolic Use of Ornament and Calligraphy in the Book of Kells and Insular Art” (Johns Hopkins, H. Kessler)