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

Latin American/Caribbean Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2009

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Afanador-Pujol, Angélica J., “The Politics of Ethnicity: Re-imagining Indigenous Identities in the Sixteenth-Century Relación de Michoacán” (UCLA, C. Klein)

Brice, Leslie, “Nou La, We Here: Remembrance and Power in the Arts of Haitian Vodou” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Brodsky, Estrellita, “Latin American Artists in Postwar Paris: Jesús Rafael Soto and Julio Le Parc, 1950–1970” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan, R. Lubar)

Frassani, Alessia, “The Church and Convento of Santo Domingo Yanhuitlan, Oaxaca: Art, Politics, and Religion in a Mixtec Village, Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

Gonzalez, Cristina, “Landscapes of Conversion: Franciscan Politics and Sacred Objects in Late Colonial Mexico” (Chicago, T. Cummins)

Hernandez-Ying, Orlando, “Angels in the Americas: Paintings of Apocryphal Angels in Spain and Its American Viceroyalties” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

Kilroy, Lauren, “Organ of Faith, Organ of Power: 18th-Century Representations of the Sacred Heart in New Spain” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

López-Durán, Fabiola, “Eugenics in the Garden: Medicine, Architecture, and Landscape from France to Latin America in the Early Twentieth Century” (MIT, A. Dutta)

Lubowski, Alicia, “The Picture of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt and the Tropical American Landscape” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Noel, Samantha, “Carnival is Woman: Gender, Performance, and Visual Culture in Contemporary Trinidad Carnival” (Duke, R. Powell)

Quiles, Daniel, “Toward a Counterpublic Sphere: Argentine Conceptual Art, 1966–1976” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Rojas-Sotelo, Miguel, “Cultural Maps, Networks, and Flows: The History and Impact of the Havana Bienniale, 1984 to the Present” (Pittsburgh, T. Smith)

Taube, Rhonda, “Dancing in the Altiplano: K'iche' Maya Culture in Motion in Contemporary Highland Guatemala” (UC San Diego, G. Kester)

Winn, Paula, “Ancient Ecuadorian Stone Mortars: Style and Cultural Continuity in Pre-Columbian Art” (Virginia Commonwealth, J. Farmer)