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

Twentieth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2011

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Ackerman, Emily, “Selling Dreams: Nickolas Muray and American Commercial Photography in the United States, 1920–1965” (CUNY, A. Pelizzari)

Adams, Amy, “Sophie Taeuber: An Artist Revisited” (CUNY, R. Long)

Alexandre, David, “Violence and Weimar Visual Culture: The Photographic War Anthologies of Ernst Friedrich and Ernst Jünger” (Toronto, L. Kaplan)

Alteveer, Ian, “The Rise of the Poststudio: A History of California Institute of the Arts, 1961–1980” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Álvarez-González, Manuel Fernando, “From Syndicalism to Imperialism: José Luis Sert and His Master Plans for Barcelona (1931–34) and Havana (1956–58)” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Anagnost, Adrian, “Artistic Vanguards, Participation, and o povo in the Brazilian Republic of ‘46 (1946–64)” (Chicago, R. Ubl)

Anania, Katherine, “Drawing, Discipline, and Privacy in American Studio Practice, 1963–1979” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Anderson, Ash, “Moving Pictures: Motion and Time in Photography at the Institute of Design” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Angel, Sara, “Art, Media, Modernism, and Democracy: Communication Technology and Its Transformation of Visual Culture” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Archino, Sarah, “Rewriting the Narrative of Dada in New York, 1910–1926” (CUNY, R. Long)

Aukeman, Anastasia, “The Rat Bastard Protective Association: Bruce Conner and His San Francisco Cohort, 1958–68” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Bacon, Alex, “Opaque Surfaces and Lived Illusions: Minimalism and the Status of Painting in the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Bailey, Robert, “Art & Language International: Rethinking the Politics of the Art World, 1969–1977” (Pittsburgh, T. Smith)

Barron-Duncan, Rachael, “Fashioning Surrealism: The Making of Radical Couture, 1925–1938” (Yale, C. Mehring)

Bedarida, Raffaele, “West of Rome: Reinventing Italy in the United States through Contemporary Art” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Berrill, Margot, “Kitchen Humour: Feminist Video Art and Pop Culture” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Bianco, Christine, “Modern Art for Middle America: American Abstraction in Postwar Mass Magazines” (Oxford Brookes, E. Darling)

Bick, Tenley Catherine, “Capital and Rags: Michelangelo Pistoletto in Turin, 1958–1972” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Birkhofer, Denise, “On and Off the Streets: Photography and Performance in Mexico City, 1973–84” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Bissonnette, Meghan, “The Making of an American Sculptor: David Smith Criticism, 1938–1971” (York University, D. Adler)

Boland, Lynn, “Dissonance in Modern Music and Art” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Bonilla-Merchav, Lauran, “Manuel de la Cruz González: Transnationalism and the Development of Modern Art in Costa Rica” (CUNY, A. Indych-Lopez)

Boyd, Alison, “Ensemble Modernism: Orchestrating Art and People at the Barnes Foundation” (Northwestern, C. Kiaer)

Brady, Linde, “Consuming Images: Paul Outerbridge Jr. and the Art of American Commerce, 1920–1945” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Bristow, Jessica E., “Gordon Matta-Clark: Deconstruction, Destruction, Art, and Architectural Confluence” (Iowa, W. Tomasini)

Brown, Jennifer, “Material Matters: Cloth and Sculpture, ca. 1955–1968” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Brungardt, Christina, “On the Fringe of Fascism: An Examination of the Relationship between Leftish Italian Futurists and the Russian Avant-Garde” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Bugajski, Jill, “Red Dilemma: American Art, the Red Scares, and the Second World War, 1939–49” (Northwestern, C. Kiaer)

Burnett, Nora, “Para-realism and the Sculpture of Rachel Whiteread” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Burrell, Brandon, “Abbott Laboratories: Provisioning a Vision” (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Burton, Johanna, “The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Busby, Ashley, “Picturing the Cosmos: Surrealism and Astronomy, 1920s–1940s” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Bush, Diana, “The Dialectical Object: John Heartfield, 1915–1938” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Butterfield-Rosen, Emmelyn, “Posture and Figuration, 1886–1912” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Campbell, Andrew, “Bound Together: Gay and Lesbian Leather Communities, 1966–1984” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Caragol, Taina, “The Pendulum’s Swing: Defining Latin American Art from New York Collections, Exhibitions, and Auction Houses, 1960–1990” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Carmack, Kara, “Marginal Centers: The New York Underground on Manhattan Public Access Television” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Carrasco, Maria Carolina, “Art Hopes, Art Values: Evolution of the Genre of the Multiple since 1964” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Carroll, Leanne, “Artist Writings: Critical Essays and Their Conditions of Production since the Late 60s” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Cavallero, Janet, “Photography and the Creation and Control of the Masses in 1930s Fascist Italy” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Chaffee, Cathleen, “Troubling the Codes: Conceptual Art’s Poetic Objects (Marcel Broodthaers, Robert Barry, Hanne Darboven)” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Chagnon, Katrie, “Le croisement de l’histoire de l’art et de la phénoménologie en regard des enjeux du discours esthétique contemporain” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin; Université Paris 1 Pathéon-Sorbonne, J. Lageira)

Chamberlain, Colby, “George Maciunas and the Art of Paperwork” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Chapman, Roberta, “‘We’ll always have Paris’: Myths and Constructions of Paris in Chicago, Casablanca, and Buenos Aires (1880–1915)” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Chatalbash, Rachel, “Contemporary Art and Internationalism at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1952–1988” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Chiong, Kathryn, “Lawrence Weiner: Words/Matter” (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Churner, Rachel, “Gesamtmerzwerk: Kurt Schwitters and the Total Work of Merz” (Columbia, R. Krauss)

Cohen, Joshua, “Masks and the Modern: African/European Encounters in 20th-Century Art” (Columbia, Z. Strother)

Connelly, Shannon, “Curious Realism: Dada and Die Neue Sachlichkeit in 1920s Karlsruhe” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Considine, Lian, “Andy Warhol and Pop Art in France in the 1960s: A Reconsideration” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Cozzi, Leslie, “‘Un sistema che cambia’: Art, Social Protest, and the Rise of Italian Feminism” (Virginia, H. Singerman)

Cronin, Elizabeth, “Passive Fascism? The Politics of Austrian Heimat Photography” (CUNY, G. Batchen, R. Long)

Davis, Alexandra, “Portraying the Artist-as-Celebrity in American Fashion and Lifestyle Magazines, 1923–1951” (Pennsylvania, M. Leja)

Davis, Rebecca, “Women Artists of the Early Twentieth-Century Liturgical Movement: The Contributions of E. Charlton Fortune, Sister Helene O’Connor, OP, and Ade Bethune” (Graduate Theological Union, M. Morris)

Decker-Parks Arden, “Los Grupos and the Art of Intervention in 1970s Mexico” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Dempsey, Kate, “Ray Johnson in Correspondence with Marcel Duchamp” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

DiCola, Lori Ann, “Surrealist Leanings: Photography, History, and the Reinvention of Jay DeFeo” (Temple, A. Braddock)

Dingledine, Grace, “Artists and/in Victorian London: Networks and Questions of National Identity” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Ditner, Judy, “War at a Distance: Conceptual Realism in Contemporary Art” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Donahue, Nathaniel, “Classical Narrative and Avant-Garde Modernity in Renoir’s Late Work, 1900–1919” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Douberley, Amanda, “The Corporate Model: Sculpture, Architecture, and the American City, 1946–1975” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Doyle, Allan, “An Exemplary Education: Pedagogic Models in Jean-Léon Gérôme” (Princeton, R. DeLue; Yale, C. Armstrong)

Drosos, Nikolaos, “Looking Across the Iron Curtain: Synthesis of Art and Architecture in a Divided Europe, 1954–58” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Dubs, Jason, “Staging the Social Spectacle: Collectivism, Conceptual Strategies, and Cultural Politics in Latin America, 1961–1981” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan, R. Storr)

Eckhardt, Sarah Louise, “Hedda Sterne and the Abstract Expressionist Context” (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Erickson, Ruth, “Assembling Social Forms: Sociological Art Practice in Post-1968 France” (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Evans, Ariel, “To Compare Two Objects: Robert Heinecken and Martha Rosler, 1964–1984” (UT Austin, C. Smith)

Evans, Emily Joyce, “The First Russian Art Exhibition, Berlin 1922: Display and Reception of the New Russia” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Ewing, Margaret, “Unsettling the Politics of Reckoning: Hans Haacke in Germany” (UIUC, S. Hudson)

Faletti, Rina, “Undercurrents of Urban Modernism: Water, Architecture, and Landscape in California and the American West” (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth, R. Shiff)

Favorite, Jennifer, “Museum Additions at US War Memorials and the Reinterpretation of National History” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Federman, Rachel, “Making Spaces: Immersive Art in Los Angeles, 1962–2005” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Ferber, Andrea, “Transhistoricity and Aestheticized Violence: Nancy Spero’s Works on Paper” (UIUC, S. Hudson)

Field, Jennifer, “The New York School and the Evolution of Avant-Garde Printmaking in America” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

Fitch, Nicholas, “Technocratic Modernism: The Instituto Torcuato Di Tella and the Avant-Garde in Argentina, 1955–1970” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Ford, Jacqueline, “Doing Things with [English] Words: Conceptual Art and Philosophy of Language” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Galpin, Amy, “A Spiritual Manifestation of Mexican Muralism in the United States: Works by Jean Charlot and Alfredo Ramos Martínez” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Gamble, Antje K., “Italianità and Other Continuities between Fascist-Era and Post-War Modern Sculpture” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Gasparavicus, Gedas, “Neue Slowenische Kunst: Slovene Neo-Avant-Garde Art and the Socio-Cultural Imagination of the 1980s” (Stony Brook University, D. Kuspit)

Geha, Katie, “Like Life: Process, Information, Representation, 1967–1976” (UT Texas, R. Shiff)

Gerami, Sheila, “The Hall of Fame for Great Americans: The Evolution of a Forgotten Memorial” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Gilman, Bridget, “Re-envisioning Everyday Spaces: Photorealism in the San Francisco Bay Area” (Michigan, M. Biro)

Gohari, Sybil E., “Through the Looking Glass: Race and Gender in the Reception of Paintings by Helen Frankenthaler and Alma Thomas” (Maryland, College Park, R. Ater)

Goodrum, Sarah, “East German Photography: Artwork and Political Tool” (USC, K. Lang)

Graber, Lauren, “Gruppe SPUR and Gruppe GEFLECHT: Art and Dissent in West Germany during the Cold War, 1957–1968” (Michigan, M. Biro)

Green, Kate, “Encountering Vito Acconci: Performance in the Early 1970s” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Green, Midori, “Sec’s Appeal: The Secretary in American Popular Culture, 1872–1964” (Minnesota, K. Solomonson)

Grimes, Julia Evelyn, “The Elements of Style: The 1950s Art of Zao Wou-Ki” (UCLA, H. S. Lee)

Grove, Jaleen, “A Cultural Trade: Canadian Illustrators at Home and in the United States, 1880–1960” (Stony Brook University, M. Bogart)

Hackbarth, Daniel, “Media as Medium: Raoul Hausmann, 1915–1945” (Stanford, P. Lee)

Hamelin, Candice, “Behind Material and Immaterial Divides: Nonconformist Photography between the 1950s and Late 1980s in East Germany” (Michigan, M. Biro, G. Eley)

Hanas, Erin, “Experimental Aesthetics, and Artistic Interventions: Wolf Vostell’s Fluxus Zug” (Duke, K. Stiles)

Hanson, Lauren, “Creating a Scene: Art and Experimentation in Düsseldorf, circa 1958” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Harren, Natilee, “Objects without Object: The Artwork in Flux, 1958–1969” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Hart, Daniel, “Sculpture as Paradigm: Picasso in the Boisgeloup Years” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Hartnett, Gerald, “Recorded Objects and Couterauras: Art, Technical Reproducibility, Cybernetics, 1952–1962” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Hartzell, Freyja, “Delight in Sachlichkeit: Richard Riemerschmid and the Thingliness of Things” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr.)

Haskell, Caitlin, “Henri Rousseau, 1908 and After: The Corpus, Criticism, and History of a Painter without a Problem” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Henderson, Julie, “Signal Terrorism: Television and Violence in 1970s Video” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Hendricks, Genevieve, “Collision and Collusion: Le Corbusier’s Painting and Architecture after Purism” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Herrero Matoses, Fernando, “Antonio Saura: The Spanish Avant-Garde and the Monster” (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Heuer, Megan, “A New Realism: Fernand Léger, 1918–1931” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Hill, Joe, “Biennials on the Brink: New International Contemporary Art Festivals, 1984–2004” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Hulst, Titia, “The Leo Castelli Gallery” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Jackson, Paul, “Audience, Communication, and Public Values in Abstract Expressionism” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Jacobus-Parker, Frances, “The Art of Vija Celmins” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Jans, Rachel, “Art on the Border: Galerie René Block in 1960s and ’70s West Berlin” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Jara, Jeff, “A Fine Tradition: Folk Art and the Development of Modernist American Art, 1900–1940” (Delaware, A. Gibson, C. Holloway)

Johnson, Danielle, “Salvador Dalí and René Magritte, 1928–36” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Johnson, Samuel, “How Does Abstraction Become Propaganda? El Lissitzky in the Public Sphere” (Harvard, M. Gough)

Josten, Jennifer, “Mathias Goeritz and International Modernism in Mexico, 1949–1962” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Kajiya, Kenji, “Unfolding Modernism: Reconsidering Clement Greenberg’s Art Criticism and the Paintings of Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, and Kenneth Noland, 1948–1961” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Kaplan, Lauren, “Crossing the Atlantic: Italians in Argentina, 1916–1946” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Karabeg, Jasmina, “Le Hazard Objectif—Surrealism, Science and Politics” (University of British Columbia, S. Guilbaut)

Katz, Anna, “Hybrid Species: Lee Bontecou’s Sculpture and Works on Paper, 1958–1971” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Katz, Ariela, “The Maison du Peuple: Modernity and Working Class Identity in French Architecture and Urbanism” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Keegan, Rebecca, “Black Artists, the Problem of Authenticity, and ‘Africa’ in the 20th Century” (Duke, R. Powell)

Kerrigan, Emily A., “Art off the Beaten Path: Developing American Modernism in New England’s Small Towns, Seaports, and Villages” (Iowa, J. Kinsey-Fields)

Kienle, Miriam, “Community at a Distance: The Networked Art of Ray Johnson” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Kim, Joy Jeehye, “New Documents to Pictures: Lee Friedlander and the Re-making of the Photographic Image, 1967–1989” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Kim, Suzie, “Competing Constructivisms in East Asia during the 1930s” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

King, Jennifer, “Michael Asher and the Art of Infrastructure: Space, Cities, Institutions” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Kirtland, Katie, “The Depth of the Image: Animation and Revelation in Jean Epstein’s Theory of Cinema” (Chicago, T. Gunning)

Kohn, Tara, “Books to Connect ‘People of the Book’: Photographic Constructions of Jewish Community in Three American Anthologies” (UT Austin, C. Smith)

Kulpa, Pierette, “From Michelangelo to Mussolini: Attribution and Appropriation in the Palestrina Pietà” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Kuo, Michelle, “To Avoid the Waste of a Cultural Revolution: Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), 1966–1979” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Larson, Christina, “Paul Sample: Defining American Masculine Identity” (Case Western Reserve, H. Adams)

Lawrence, Nora, “Dan Flavin’s Histories” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Lee, Kee-Lee, “Sur Vampyr: Theresa Hak Kyang Cha and the Cultural Para-Sites of the Korean Diaspora” (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

Lee, Phil, “The Hybrid Space of Photography” (Chicago, J. Snyder)

Lee, Lisa, “Sculpture’s Condition/Conditions of Publicness: Isa Genzken and Thomas Hirchhorn” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Lee, Yulin, “Architectural Responses to Contemporary Art: Four Cases of Contemporary Art Museums in Japan in the 1990s” (IFA/NYU, J. Hay, J-L. Cohen)

Leiderman, Daniil, “Moscow Conceptualism and ‘Shimmering’: Authority, Anarchism, and Space” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Lenssen, Anneka, “The Shape of the Support: Painting in Syria’s Twentieth Century” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

León, Ana María, “Southern Surrealisms: Buenos Aires, 1935–1955” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Lerer, Marisa, “30,000 Reasons to Remember: Patronage and Artistic Strategies for Memorializing Argentina’s Disappeared” (CUNY, K. Manthorne, H. Senie)

Levenson, Abra, “Figures and Things: Charles Demuth, 1914–1935” (Princeton, DeLue)

Lewis, David, “Francis Picabia and the Problem of Nihilism” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Liebert, Emily, “Roles Recast: Eleanor Antin and the 1970s” (Columbia, A. Alberro, R. Deutsche, B. Joseph)

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

Lindenberger Wellen, Laura A., “Looking Forward Together: Artistic Collaboration and Community in the US South, 1920–1940” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Loiacono, Mark, “Shadow of a Doubt: Andy Warhol’s Abstract Series, 1977–1987” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lotery, Kevin, “On Exhibit: The Exhibition Design of Richard Hamilton, Nigel Henderson, and the Independent Group, 1951–59” (Harvard, B. Buchloh)

Lowery, Rebecca, “Contingent Bodies: Art in and around Los Angeles, 1969–75” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lucento, Angelina, “Debating the Socialist Image: The Conflict between Painting and Photography in Early Soviet Art, 1926–1937” (Northwestern, C. Kiaer)

Magnusen, Kaia, “Art of Appearance: ‘Surface Culture’ and the Neue Sachlichkeit in Weimar Berlin” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Mahdi, Fatima, “Representing the Middle Ages at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1870–1940” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Maizels, Michael, “Barry Le Va: The Sculptural Aftermath” (Virginia, H. Singerman)

Malloy, Caroline R., “Producing, Viewing, Living Ireland: The Visual and Material Creation of Irishness at International Exhibitions, 1853–1939” (Wisconsin, Madison, N. Marshall)

Markoski, Katherine, “Elective Affinities: Artistic Practice at Black Mountain College, 1948–1956” (Johns Hopkins, M. Fried, K. Tuma)

Marson, Jann, “Cut, Paste, Protest: The Art of Marcel Mariën and Its Effects on International Politics, 1937–70” (Toronto, A. Syme)

Martegani, Micaela, “Costantino Nivola’s Public Work: Art, Architecture, and Social Utopia” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Matteson, Matthew Benjamin, “Between Architectures: Institutionalization and Architectural Discourse in Early 20th-Century Poland” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

McComas, Jenny, “The Politics of Display: German Expressionist Exhibitions in America, 1930–1960” (Indiana, J. Kennedy)

McCormick, A. Morgan, “The Myth of Multiculturalism: The Works of Roger Shimomura” (Florida State, L. Weingarden)

McGavran, Sarah, “Belated Orientalisms: Klee, Matisse, and North Africa, ca. 1906–1930” (Washington University, E. Childs)

McGuire, Mary, “The Politics of Gender Representation in New York Pop Art, Fluxus, and the Judson Dance Theater, 1960–1965” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Monahan)

McManus, William, “‘When We Made Movies Just to Make Them’: Warhol’s Films and the Surface of the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Mednicov, Melissa, “I Only Have Eyes For You: Rock and Roll, Fandom, and International Pop Art” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Melanson, Elizabeth, “The Patronage of Modern Art by High Society Women in France, 1871–1914” (Delaware, M. Werth)

Mertz, Renee, “The Importance of Being Misunderstood: Takashi Murakami’s Significance Abroad” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Miller, Nicholas, “Primitivist Encounters? African American Painting, Diasporic Objects, and the Making of Modern Art, 1927–1977” (Northwestern, H. Copeland)

Montross, Sarah, “Landscape into Media: Dislocation and Metaphor in Chilean Art of the Pinochet Era” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Muller, Gabriela, “Abstraction on the Move: Medium, Motion, and Time in the Absolute Film” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Murrell, Denise, “Seeing Laure: The Iconographic Legacy of Race as Modernity in Manet’s Olympia” (Columbia, A. Higonnet)

Myers, Nicole, “Courbet’s Nudes: Realism and the Rococo Revival” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Najafi, Roja, “Figuration, Abstraction, and Materiality in the Work of Jean Dubuffet, 1901–1985” (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Najda, Alex, “Apocalypse According to Vasily Kandinsky” (UIC, P. Hales)

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

Narusevicius, Vytas, “Art as Pedagogy” (University of British Columbia, S. Guilbaut)

Naud, Marie-Hélène, “Le programme iconographique de la décoration intérieure de l’église Saint-Romuald de Farnham peinte par Ozias Leduc” (Université de Montréal, L. Vigneault)

Navarro, Rudy, “Film Genealogies of Early Video Art” (Stanford, P. Lee)

Nelson, Adele, “The São Paulo Biennial and Latin American Artistic Exchange, 1951–1969” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr, E. Sullivan)

Nero, Julie, “Hanna Höch, Til Brugman, Lesbianism, and Weimar Sexual Subculture” (Case Western Reserve, A. Helmreich)

Newton, Gregory, “The Emergence of Monochrome Painting in 1950s New York” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Ninacs, Anne-Marie, “Projets pour un intérieur monumental: l’art comme pratique méliorative au XXe siècle, les cas de David Browne Milne (1882–1953) et Fernand Leduc (1916–)” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin)

O’Dea, Rory, “From the Spiritual to Science-Fiction: The Irrational World of Robert Smithson” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Paneth-Pollak, Tessa, “Definite Means: Hans Arp’s Cut-Outs, 1911–1930” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Paoletti, Giulia, “La Connaisance du Réel: Fifty Years of Photography in Senegal (1940–90)” (Columbia, Z. Strother)

Parsons, Sara-Jayne, “Liminal Britain: Place and Memory in British Photography since 1979” (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth)

Parsons, Heather, “The Tableaux of Edward and Nancy Reddin Kienholz and the Spectacle of Photography” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Perl, AnnMarie, “Cold War Artist-Showmen: Georges Mathieu and Yves Klein, 1945–
1962” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Peterson, Nathan, “Re-imaging China: Ai Weiwei and Contemporary Chinese Art” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Pezolet, Nicola, “Spectacles Plastiques: Reconstruction and the Debates on the ‘Synthesis of the Arts’ in France, 1944–1962” (MIT, C. Jones)

Pobocha, Paulina, “Intents and Accidents: The Work of Gabriel Orozco” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr, R. Lubar)

Porter, Austin, “Paper Bullets: The Visual Culture of American World War II Print Propaganda” (Boston, P. Hills)

Portnoy, Scott, “Abstraction Reduced: The Monochrome in American Painting, 1949–1963” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Potter, Berit, “Grace L. McCann Morley, ‘The Unique Authority on Latin American Art’: The Exhibition and Exchange of Modern Art within the Americas; 1935–1955” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow, E. Sullivan)

Proctor, Jacob, “Cold War Cut-Ups: Collage, Found Footage, and Expanded Cinema as Alternative Public Sphere” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Ramsey, Rosemary, “Biases and Bridges: Reception of the Italian Avant-Garde in the United States, 1949–1957” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Reed, Emily, “Sites, Signals, and Spectacles: The Designs of Naum Gabo, Alexander Calder, and Isamu Noguchi for Public Space, 1920–1945” (Virginia, E. Turner)

Rees, Anastasia, “‘Notes from the Underground’: Dissident Cultural Communities in Czechoslovakia, 1965–1989” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Reitz, Christopher, “Hedged Identity: Art and Speculation in the 1980s and 1990s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Rifelj, Claire, “Collage Culture: Art in California in the 1970s and 80s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

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

Rivers, Tina, “Lights in Orbit: Tech Art and the Counterculture at the Howard Wise Gallery in the 1960s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Robbins, Ola, “The Construction of Alterist Identities in the Self-Portraits of James Ensor” (CUNY, J. Sund)

Roberts, Jodi, “Photography and the Contested Spaces of Buenos Aires under Juan Domingo Perón” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan, R. Lubar)

Roldan, Deborah, “Espana Negra: Tradition in Spanish Painting” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Romanenko, Katerina, “The Visual Language of the Soviet Popular Illustrated Magazines in the 1930s” (CUNY, R. Long)

Root, Nicole, “The Inassimilable: Mike Kelley’s Poetics of the Low” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Rosenberg, Max, “Sender/Receiver and Everything In-Between: Aktionskunst in East Germany” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Rosenberger, Christina, “The Early Work of Agnes Martin” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Ruembeli, Susanne, “Art as Tragicomedy: Martin Kippenberger and the End of the Avant-Garde” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Ruff, Georgina, “Plugging in the Light: Late 20th-Century Immersive Light Installations” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Salinger, Victoria, “Translating Mathematics: The Art of Hanne Darboven” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Sarve-Tarr, Marin, “Seizing the Everyday: Lettrist Film and the French Postwar Avant-Garde, 1946–1954” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Schafer, Susan, “Roma Anno Zero: Continuity and Change in Post-World War II Architecture in Rome” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Schenkenberg, Tamara H., “The Berlin Art Magazines Kriegszeit and Der Bildermann: A Comprehensive Study of the Material, Visual, and Presentational Forms of Paul Cassirer’s Wartime Magazines” (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Schiller, Emily, “Unsettled Masses: Transportation in American Art, 1929–1946” (Penn State, L. Mazow, N. Locke)

Schoenberger, Janna, “Ludic Conceptualism: Art and Play in the Netherlands from 1959–1975” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Schulman, Daniel, “African American Art and Artists in Chicago, 1893–1945” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Scruggs, Andrew, “Photo Riot! American Photographic Practices, 1962–1975” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Seggerman, Alexandra Dika, “Revolution and Renaissance in Modern Egyptian Art, 1880–1960” (Yale, K. Rizvi, D. Joselit)

Selejan, Ileana, “Postmodern Warfare in Images: The Aesthetics of War Photography in the Late 1970s and 1980s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Sels, Kim “Assembling Identity: The Object-Portrait in American Art, 1917–1927” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Sheward, Deanna, “Building for the Bomb: Monumentality and the Manhattan Project” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Shirkey, Joshua, “Dance and/as Art in the United States, 1953–1979” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Sigur, Hannah, “Japan’s Architecture at American World’s Fairs, 1876–1915” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Singsen, Doug, “An Alternative by Any Other Name: Pulp Genres and Fandom in American Alternative Comics, 1974–2000” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Sivert, Laura, “The Cultural Landscape of Hydroelectric Dams: The Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933–1945” (Penn State, L. Mazow, C. Zabel)

Smith, William, “Cinematic Borderlands: A Culture of Film in the Art of the 1960s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Smythe, Luke, “Gerhard Richter: The Sorrows of Modernity and the Sovereignty of Art” (Yale, D. Joselit, C. Mehring)

Steinberg, Monica, “Finish Fetish: Art, Artists, and Alter-Egos in Los Angeles of the 1960s” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Su, Meng Tsun, “On Foot, Wheel, and Rail: Lawrence Halprin and San Francisco in the 1960s” (Virginia, S. Crane)

Sudul, Jennifer, “The Early Works of Niki de Saint Phalle” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr, L. Nochlin)

Sullivan, Erin, “Prints and Participation: The Graphic Art of Max Beckmann, Otto Dix, and George Grosz, 1918–1924” (USC, K. Lang)

Sullivan, Marin, “Hybrid Objects: Sculpture and Photography in Italy, 1962–1972” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Sweet, Leah, “Defining (Neo) Dada: German Art of the 1950s and 1960s” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Taft, Maggie, “Making Danish Modern, 1945–1960” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Tanta, Mirela, “Didactic Art or Sites of Resistance: Socialist Realism in Romania, 1945–1989” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Thomas, Bragan, “Naked Fascism? Body Politics and the Male Nude in German Sculpture of the Third Reich” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Thompson, Allison, “Arriving at the Caribbean: Constructing Visual Representations of Transatlantic and Transcultural Experience” (Stony Brook University, B. Frank)

Tierney, Cristin, “Domesticating Modern Art: Aspects of the Promotion of Modern Art in the United States, ca. 1905–1936” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Tiso, Elisabeth, “The Public Art of Jean Tinguely: 1959–1991” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Tobias, Jennifer, “The Museum of Modern Art’s What is Modern? Series, 1931–1988” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Tran, Thuy, “The Vietnamese Avant-Gardes, 1954–1975” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Monahan, E. B. Robertson)

Uchill, Rebecca, “From Atmospheres to Transactions: Art, Experience, and Alexander
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Vangen, Michelle, “Left and Right: Politics and Images of Motherhood in Weimar Germany” (CUNY, R. Long)

Vronskaya, Alla, “Rationalizing Perception: Psychophysiological Aesthetics and Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1919–1941” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Walworth, Catherine, “Everything Old is New Again: Constructivism and the Imperial Past in the Soviet Future” (Ohio State, M. Mudrak)

Wang, Ya-Ling, “The Critical and Institutional Reception of American Abstract Expressionism in Taiwan and China” (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)

Warak, Melissa, “Made to Music: Interactions of Music and Art, 1955–1969” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Ward, Tara, “Personal Space: Simultaneity in the 1913 Work of Robert Delaunay, Fernand Léger, and Sonia Delaunay” (Boston, J. Cranston)

Washington, Tiffany, “Associated American Artists and the American Art World of the 1930s” (Case Western Reserve, A. Helmreich)

Watson, Jennifer, “Realism and Representation: Arman, 1954–1964” (Johns Hopkins, M. Fried)

Weathers, Chelsea, “Shooting Underground: Andy Warhol’s Cinema and the Making of a Public Image, 1963–1966” (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Wei, Chu-Chiun, “Globalism and Identity in Taiwanese Contemporary Art, 1978–2009” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Weibgen, Lara, “The Aesthetics of Mereness: Moscow Conceptualism, 1975–1988” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Weil, Harry, “To Live Again: The Possibilities of Reperformance in 20th-Century Arts” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Weiler, Derek, “Saying ‘I’, John Cage, Richard Hamilton, and Proto-Conceptual Art” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Weiss, Francine, “Visual Verses: Edward Weston’s Photographs for Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, 1941–42” (Boston, P. Hills)

Welch, Adam, “‘Borderline Research’: Art between Canada and the United States, 1965–1980” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Wendt, Pan, “Social Fabric: The Group Cloth Works of James Lee Byars, Michelangelo Pistoletto, and Franz Erhard Walther, 1967–70” (Yale, D. Joselit, C. Mehring)

Weyl, Christina, “Abstract Impressions: Women Printmakers and the New York Atelier 17, 1940–55” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Wijegoonaratna, Michele, “Tradition, Innovation, and National Identity in Otto Dix’s Portraits and Self-Portraits, 1912–1927” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Williams, Alena, “Movement in Vision: Cinema, Aesthetics, and Modern German Culture, 1915–30” (Columbia, J. Crary)

Williamson, Daniel, “Modern Architecture and Local Culture in Ahmedabad, 1947–1968” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Wolf, Vanessa, “Surplus Feeling: War and Remembrance in Lee Bontecou’s Wall Reliefs, 1958–1966” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Wong, Hannah, “A ‘Funny Guy’ Comes to America: Parody, Play, Irony, and the Role of Humor in the Work of Francis Picabia, 1913–1917” (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Woodruff, Lily, “Disordering the Establishment: Art, Display, and Participation in France, 1958–1981” (Northwestern, H. Feldman; Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, E. Michaud)

Zaher, Lisa, “By Mind and Hand: Hollis Frampton’s Photographic Modernism” (Chicago, J. Snyder)

Zhang, Jingmin, “Chinese Painting Research Society at Beijing: Modernity, Art, Antiquity, and Nationalism, 1920–1937” (Maryland, College Park, J. Kuo)

Zhu, Yanfei, “Transtemporal and Cross-border Alignment: The Rediscovery of Yimin Ink Painting in Modern China, 1900–1949” (Ohio State, J. Andrews)

Zhurauliova, Tatsiana, “Arcadia Americana: Landscape in the Art of Arshile Gorky, Pavel Tchelitchew, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi during World War II” (Yale, A. Nemerov)