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

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2004

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Bassnett, Sarah, “Visible Cities: Photography, Visual Discourse, and City Planning in Early Twentieth-Century Toronto and Montreal” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Bavuso, Francesca, “The Gravity of Memory: Recollection and Forgetting at the Bibliothèque Impèriale of Napolèon Iii” (UC Irvine, J. Herbert)

Beischer, Thomas G., “Great Expectations: Provisional Modernism and the Reception of J. J. P. Oud” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Clancy, Brian, “An Architectural History of Grand Opera Houses: Constructing Cultural Identity in Urban America From 1850 to the Depression” (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Dunn-Morton, Julie, “Art Patronage in St. Louis, 1840–1920: From Private Homes to a Public Museum” (Delaware, W. Craven)

Erten, Erdem, “In Pursuit of Cultural Continuity: The Architectural Review, 1947–1971” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Ferguson, Cheryl, “Upscale Suburban Architecture and Development in Dallas and Houston, Texas, 1890–1930” (Delaware, D. Stillman)

Jameson, Kathleen, “Society Matrons, Working Girls, Fair Maidens, and New Women: Frances Benjamin Johnston” (Delaware, M. Leja)

Johnson, Amy, “Model Housing For the Poor: Turn-Of-The-Century Tenement House Reform and the Boston Cooperative Building Company” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Karmon, David, “The Protection of Ancient Monuments in Renaissance Rome” (Harvard, J. Ackerman)

Lee, Michael George Jr., “The German ‘Mittelweg:’ Garden Theory and Philosophy in the Time of Kant” (Harvard, M. Beneš)

Lobsinger, Mary Louise, “Antinomies of Realism in Postwar Italian Architecture” (Harvard, K. M. Hays)

Lorance, Loretta, “Building Values: Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion House in Context” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Mason, Paul, “The Light of Progress: Electric Light at Chicago’s 1933–34 Century of Progress International Exposition: A Symbol of American Modernity” (Wisconsin, Madison, N. Menocal)

Mendelson, Valerie, “A Citadel Behind Walls? the House of the Amateur in Late Nineteenth-Century France” (CUNY, J. Roos)

Nero, Irene, “Techno-Morphism of Frank Gehry at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain” (Florida State, L. Weingarden)

Newton, Maryanne Woodruff, “Selected Problems in Aegean and Near Eastern Dendrochronology” (Cornell, P. Kuniholm)

Sabatino, Michelangelo, “Italian Modern Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition: The Aesthetics of Morality” (Toronto, A. Payne)

Scanlan-Teller, Audrey, “Bishops, Abbots, Kings, and Crosses: Twelfth-Century Irish High Crosses in Munster as Monuments of Ecclesiastical Reform” (Delaware, L. Nees)

Spencer, Suzanne, “Housing On Trial: The Museum of Modern Art and the Campaign For Modern Housing in the United States, 1932–1952” (Emory, J. Rohrer)

Sykes, Anna Krista, “The Vicissitudes of Realism: Realism in Architecture in the 1970s” (Harvard, K. M. Hays)

Taylor, Geoffrey, “Euclid’s Bacolo and Tholos’ Compasso: Architectural Survey in the Scholz and Goldschmidt Scrapbooks” (Harvard, J. Silvetti)

Terranova, Charissa N., “French State Vernacular: Les grands ensembles and Non-Conformist Modernism, 1930–1973” (Harvard, K. M. Hays)

Zugay, Brian C. R., “The ‘New Era’ in Church Building: Progressive Strategies For Ecclesiastical Architecture in Early Twentieth-Century America” (Brown, D. Neumann)