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

Art of the United States
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2004

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Christ, John X., “Painting a Theoretical World: Stuart Davis and the Politics of Common Experience in the 1930s” (MIT, M. Leja, D. Friedman)

Clark, Robin, “Artist-Proposed Museums: Polemical Projects By Claes Oldenburg, Robert Smithson, and Gordon Matta-Clark, 1965–1978” (CUNY, A. Chave)

D’Angelo, Gina, “Francis David Millet (1846–1912): Life and Works” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Davis, Melody, “Doubling the Vision: Women and Narrative Stereography, the United States, 1870–1910” (CUNY, R. Long)

Doyle, Katherine Rangoon, “John B. Flannagan (1895–1942): A Reexamination of His Life and Work” (CUNY, G. Levin)

Elton, Martha, “Bertram Hartman (1882–1960), an Early Modernist From Kansas” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Fiorino-Iannace, Giovanna, “American Genre Painters in Venice: 1877–1893” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Gold, Susanna, “Imaging Memory: Re-Presentations of the Civil War at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition” (Pennsylvania, E. Johns)

Golec, Michael J., “Andy Warhol and New Realism” (Northwestern, W. Davis)

Hoss, Mary Louise, “The Female Collegian in Black and White: Institutional Photography of Women Students 1895–1915” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Johnston, Matthew, “Surveying the Nation in Time: Landscape in Nineteenth-Century Print Culture” (Chicago, M. Ward)

Kim, Jina, “Invitation to the Other: the Reframing of ‘American’ Art and National Identity and the 1993 Whitney Biennial in New York and Seoul” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Kunz, Joy, “Bodies of Work: New York School Abstract Expressionists’ Images of Men and Women, 1940–1960” (UC Santa Barbara, E. B. Robertson)

Lyman, Laurel, “The Influence of Japonisme On the American Impressionists and Their Circle, 1893–1915” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Martis, Susan, “Famous and Forgotten: Rodin and Three American Contemporaries” (Case Western Reserve, H. Adams)

O’Hare, Mary-Kate, “Fashioning Manhood: John Singer Sargent and the Construction of Masculinity at the Turn of the Century” (Rutgers, W. Bellion)

Oba, Mitsutoshi, “Eclectic Symbolism: The Interplay of Japonisme and Classicism in the Folding Screens By Thomas Wilmer Dewing, 1896–1900” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Rhor, Sylvia, “Education America: Murals in Chicago Public Schools, 1905–1943” (University of Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Shapiro, Emily Dana, “Machine Crafted: The Image of the Artisan in American Genre Painting, 1877–1908” (Stanford, W. Corn)

Shields, Scott, “Legends of Bohemia: The Monterey Peninsula and Its Early Art Colony, 1875–1907” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Sloan, E. Donald, “‘Why Not Revolution’: The John Reed Club and Visual Culture” (Kansas, C. Eldredge)

Solan, Victoria Jane, “‘Built For Health’: American Architecture and the Healthy House, 1850–1930” (Yale, C. Anderson)

Solon, Deborah, “The Life and Work of Alson Skinner Clark” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Stern, William, “Being Queer, Seeing Queer: A Gay Body of Work” (UC Santa Barbara, E. B. Robertson)

Streb, Jennifer, “Minna Citron: A Socio-Historical Study of an Artist’s Feminist Social Realism in the 1930s” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Uradomo, Stacey, “Legacies: Family Memories, and Identity in the Work of Roger Shimomura, Tomie Arai, and Lynne Yamamoto” (USC, R. Meyer, N. Troy)

Winkenweder, Brian, “Signature Styles, Art Historical Agonism, and Robert Morris’s Language Games” (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Wolfe, Melissa, “Identity, Power, and History in the Solomon D. Butcher Photographic Archive (1886–1892)” (Ohio State, B. Groseclose)