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

South/Southeast Asian Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2009

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Belli, Melia, “Royal Umbrellas of Stone: Memory, Authority, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Architecture” (UCLA, I. Bierman-McKinney)

Carotenuto, Gianna, “Domesticating the Harem: Reconsidering the Zenana and Representations of Elite Women in Colonial Photography of India, 1840–1920” (UCLA, R. Brown)

Citron, Beth, “Contemporary Art in Bombay: 1965–1995” (Pennsylvania, M. Meister)

Dadlani, Chanchal, “‘Twilight’ in Delhi? Architecture and Aesthetics in the Late Mughal Empire” (Harvard, G. Necipoglu)

Gude, Tushara Bindu, “Between Music and History: Ragamala Paintings and European Collectors in Late Eighteenth-Century Northern India” (UCLA, R. Brown)

Lee, Eun-Su, “On Defining Buddhist Art in Bengal: The Dhaka Region” (UT Austin, J. Leoshko)

Rothfarb, Edward L., “The Architecture of Raja Bir Singh Dev Bundela of Orchha (1605–1627): Continuity, Adaptation, and Invention” (UCLA, R. Brown)