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

Nineteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2011

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Basu, Priyanka, “Kunstwissenschaft and the ‘Primitive’: Excursions in the History of Art History, 1879–1914” (USC, K. Lang)

Baumgartner, Frederique, “Transformation of the Cultural Experience: The Art of Hubert Robert during the French Revolution” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

Block, Elizabeth L., “Respecting Hair: The Culture and Representation of Women’s Hairstyles, 1865–90” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Chandra, Aditi, “On the Becoming and Unbecoming of Monuments: Archaeology, Tourism, and Delhi’s Islamic Architecture (1828–1963)” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Clericuzio, Peter, “Nancy as a Center of Art Nouveau Architecture, 1895–1914” (Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee)

Dalal, Radha, “At the Crossroads of Modernity, Space, and Identity: Istanbul and the Orient Express Train” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Ferando, Christina, “Staging Canova: Sculpture, Connoisseurship, and Display, 1780–1822” (Columbia, J. Crary, A. Higonnet)

Foutch, Ellery, “Arresting Beauty: The Perfectionist Impulse of Peale’s Butterflies, Heade’s Hummingbirds, Blaschka’s Flowers, and Sandow’s Body” (Pennsylvania, M. Leja)

Hanson, Katie, “A Neoclassical Conundrum: Painting Greek Mythology in France, 1780–1825” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Holochwost, Catherine Reed, “Landscape as Machine: Vision and Imagination in Nineteenth-Century American Painting” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Kendall, Steven, “Classicism and Modernity: Frederic Leighton and the English Nude” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Bermingham)

Ralickas, Eduardo, “Naissance de l’art performatif: Étude sur les prémisses du moment romantique en Allemagne” (Université de Montréal, J. Lamoureux; École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, É. Michaud)

Sivard, Susan M., “Upheaval and Transformation: The Volcano in American and European Art, 1765–1865” (Columbia, B. Novak, E. Hutchinson)

Stringer, Rozanne, “Hybrid Zones: Representations of Race in Late Nineteenth-Century French Visual Culture” (Kansas, M. Kessler)