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

Japanese/Korean Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2011

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Bailey, Bradley, “Over There: Yoga, Japonisme, and a New Orientalism” (Yale, M. Yiengpruksawan)

Cho, Hyeok, “Can the Subaltern Artist Speak?: Postmodernity, Femininity, and Racial Identity in Lee Bul’s Art” (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)

Hyun, Eleanor, “Encounters and Revisions: 18th-Century Chinese and Korean Art” (Chicago, H. Wu)

Ikeda, Asato, “Mobilizing Every Body: Japanese Art, Fascism, and War (1931–1945)” (University of British Columbia, J. O’Brian)

Im, Sooa, “Transnational Perspective on Eighteenth-Century Court Documentary Painting in China and Korea” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Jones, Meghen, “Tomimoto Kenkichi and the Discourse of Modern Japanese Ceramics” (Boston, A. Tseng)

Jung, Ghichul, “The Diamond Ordination Platform of Tongdo Monastery: Buddhist Spaces and Imagery in 18th-Century Korea” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Kelley, Erin, “Confronting Modernity: White Birch Magazine and the Japanese Avant-garde” (Pennsylvania, J. Davis)

Kim, Nayeon, “Conflicted Elegance: Visual Culture Constructed by and around Chosǒn Kisaeng” (UCLA, B. Jungmann)

Lee, Sangnam, “Traces of a Lost Landscape Tradition of the Early Joseon Dynasty (1392–1550): A Case Study of the Cross-Cultural Relationships in Korean and Chinese Paintings” (Kansas, M. Haufler)

Lee, SooJin, “Born in Asia, Made in New York: Persona Art of International Star Artists” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Lee, Soyoung, “Influence and Reception: Ceramics and Culture from Southern Korea to Western Japan” (Columbia, M. Murase)

Loh, Joseph, “When Worlds Collide: Art, Cartography, and Spatial Imagination in Early Modern Japan” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Lin, Nancy, “Representing Difference: The Self and Other in Early 20th-Century Japanese and Korean Art” (Chicago, C. Foxwell)

Morishima, Yuki, “Portraits of Japanese Emperors: Their Political and Ritual Usages” (Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)

Mueller, Laura J., “Competition and Collaboration in Edo Print Culture: Creative Specialization and Market Eminence of Artists of the Utagawa School, 1770–1900” (Wisconsin, Madison, G. Phillips)

Nakagawa, Ikuyo, “Negotiating Boundaries: Nationalism and Internationalism in the Art of Tsuguharu Foujita” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Oh, Hye-Ri, “Photography and Criticism in Korea: Modernity, National Identity, and the Conception of Photography from the late Chosun Dynastic Period through Japanese Colonialism to Independence” (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)

Oh, Younjung, “Art into Everyday Life: The Japanese Department Store, 1900s to 1930s” (USC, J. Reynolds)

Rio, Aaron M., “Images of Chinese Poets in Medieval Japanese Painting” (Columbia, M. McKelway)

Ritter, Gabriel, “Kitawaki Noboru and Surrealism in Japan, 1930–1951” (UCLA, D. McCallum)

Sang, Seung Yeon, “Cultural Essence and National Ceramics: The Formation of the Korean Folk Art Museum under Japanese Colonial Rule” (Boston, A. Tseng)

Seo, Yoonjung, “Auspiciousness and Propaganda: Court Art in Korea during the Late Chosŏn Dynasty and the Early Colonial Period” (UCLA, B. Jungmann)

Shepherdson-Scott, Kari, “Utopia/Dystopia: Japan’s Image of the Manchurian Ideal” (Duke, G. Weisenfeld)

Shin, Chunghoon, “Art as Spatial Critique: South Korean Visual Arts since the Late 1960s” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Takesue, Akiko, “Transferred Objects and the Idea of Japan: Japanese Ceramic Collection of Sir William Van Horne” (York University, H. Kal)

Williams, Elizabeth, “Casting a New Mold: The American Silver Industry and Japanese Meiji Metalwork 1876–1893” (Kansas, S. Fowler)

Yang, Yan, “The Landscape Screen at Toji and the Historiography of Yamatoe” (Yale, M. Yiengpruksawan)