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

South/Southeast Asian Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

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Debreczeny, Karl, “Ethnicity and Esoteric Power: Negotiating the Sino-Tibetan Synthesis in Ming Buddhist Painting” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Dinkar, Niharika, “Staging Realism; Performing the Modern in Raja Ravi Varma’s Pauranik Paintings” (SUNY Stony Brook, N. Mirzoeff)

Foley, Jennifer, “Sighting the Temple, Mapping the Sites, Citing the Classics: Art History as the Mission Civilisatrice in Cambodia, 1863–2003” (Cornell, K. McGowan)

Joffee, Jennifer, “Art, Architecture, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Mewar” (Minne¬sota, C. Asher)

Kim, Hawon Ku, “Formation of Identity: Nineteenth-Century Temples and Painted Maps of the Jain Pilgrimage Site Satrunjaya, Gujarat” (Minnesota, F. Asher)

Olson, Marsha Gail, “Jesus, Mary, and All of the Saints: Indo-Portuguese Ivory Statuettes and Their Role as Mission Art in Seventeenth–Eighteenth Century Goa” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Phillips, Kristy, “Exhibiting the Nation: Politics and Identity in the National Museum of India” (Minnesota, F. Asher)

Rath, Amanda, “Mutable Signs: De/Con/Struction in Indonesian Experimental Art” (Cornell, K. McGowan)

Richardson, Margaret, “Re-Constructing Tradition and Modernity: The Theories and Art Projects of K. G. Subramanyan” (Virginia Commonwealth, H. Risatti)

Sardar, Marika, “Cities, Rulers, and Architecture in the Medieval Deccan” (IFA/NYU, P. Soucek)