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

Latin American/Caribbean Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2013

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Amott, David. “Sanctifying Segregation: The Colonial Cathedral and Community of Mariana, Minas Gerais” (Delaware, M. Domínguez Torres)

Birkhofer, Denise, “On and Off the Streets: Photography and Performance in Mexico City, 1974–1984” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

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

Crossman, Lisa, “Contemporary Argentine Art and Ecologica Crises” (Tulane, T. Reese)

Desvernine Reed, Sara, “Havana: A Study in Interiors, Identities, and Ideologies” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Dubs, Jason, “The Colectivo Acciones de Arte, the Chilean Neo-Avant-Garde, and the Politics of Visibility, 1975–1989” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)

George, Jeremy, “The Cultural Poetics of Inka Architecture” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

Gonzalez, Maria del Mar, “Proofing the Nation: Contested Displays of Identity at the San Juan Print Biennial, 1970–2009” (UIUC, O. E. Vázquez)

Hamilton, Andrew, “Scale and the Incas” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Jardim de Santa Cruz Oliveira, Teresa Cristina, “Global Conceptualism and Cildo Meireles’ Cultural Critique” (UIUC, I. Small)

Kovach, Jodi, “Remotely Mexican: Recent Work by Gabriel Orozco, Carlos Amorales, and Pedro Reyes Exhibited in the US” (Washington University, A. Miller)

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

López, John Fabian, “The Hydrographic City: Mapping Mexico City’s Urban Form in Relation to Its Aquatic Condition, 1521–1700” (MIT, D. Friedman)

Megan Sullivan, “Locating Abstraction: The South American Coordinates of the Avant Garde, 1945–1959” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Merfish, Beth, “Mexico as a Center of Anti-Fascism: Global Affairs in the Taller de Grafica Popular, 1937–45” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Rosenblum, Beth, “From ‘Special Period’ Aesthetics to Global Relevance in Cuban Art: Tania Bruguera, Carlos Garaicoa, and Los Carpinteros” (UCLA, D. Kunzle)

Steinhilper, Diantha, “Geographies of a World In-Between: Colonial Maps of Mesoamerica that Define Identity, Image Empire, and Negotiate Self” (Florida State, M. Carrasco)

Stephens, Janet G., “Paintings of the Sapa Inka: The Construction of History and Legitimacy in Colonial Peru” (UCLA, C. Klein)

Trever, Lisa Senchyshyn, “Moche Mural Painting at Pañamarca: A Study of Image Making and Experience in Ancient Peru” (Harvard, T. Cummins)