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

Ancient Greek/Roman Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2015

Barham, Nicola Jane, “Ornament and Art Theory in Ancient Rome: An Alternative Classical Paradigm for the Visual Arts” (Chicago, J. Elsner)

Bartlett, Elizabeth, “The Iconography of the Athenian Hero in Late Archaic Vase-Painting” (Virginia, T. J. Smith)

Bowman, Michael, “Creating the Elsewhere: Virtual Reality in the Ancient Roman World” (Ohio State, M. Fullerton)

Clements, Jacquelyn, “Visualizing Autochthony: The Iconography of Athenian Identity in the Late Fifth Century BCE” (Johns Hopkins, H.A. Shapiro)

Hammond, Mark D., “Late Roman Ceramics from the Panayia Field, Corinth (late 4th to 7th c.): The Long-Distance, Regional, and Local Wares in their Economic, Social, and Historical Contexts” (Missouri, M. Rautman; K. W. Slane)

High-Steskal, Nicole, “Domesticating Spectacle in the Roman Empire: Representations of Public Entertainment in Private Houses of the Roman Provinces” (Michigan, E. Gazda)

Hughes, Ryan, “The Archaeology of a Colchian Landscape: Results of the Eastern Vani Survey” (Michigan, C. Ratté)

Larson, Katherine, “From Luxury Product to Mass Commodity: Glass Production and Consumption in the Hellenistic World” (Michigan, S. Herbert)

Lytle, Beth, “Water, Aemulatio, and Legitimization: Republican and Augustan Fountains in the City of Rome” (Emory, E. Varner)

Maxwell-Jones, Charlotte, “A Typology and Chronology of Ceramics from Bactra, Afghanistan, 600 BCE–500 CE” (Michigan, S. Herbert)

McFerrin, Neville, “The Art of Power: Ambiguity, Adornment, and the Performance of Social Position in the Pompeian House” (Michigan, E. Gazda)

O’Connell, Shana, “Surface, Suggestion, and Seeing Through: Visual Perception and the Significance of Objects Depicted in Roman Wall Painting” (Johns Hopkins, P. L. Tucci)

Pareja, Marie, “Monkey and Ape Iconography in Minoan Art” (Temple, P. Betancourt)

Paulsen, Mieke, “Faces in the Frame: From Masks to Heads in the Borders of Roman Art” (Rutgers, J. Kenfield)

Peters, Erin A., “Egypt in Empire: Augustan Temple Art and Architecture at Karnak, Philae, Kalabsha, Dendur, and Alexandria” (Iowa, B. Longfellow)

Rogers, Dylan, “Water Display and Meaning in the High Roman Empire” (Virginia, J. Dobbins, T. J. Smith)

Rosenberg, Angele, “The Soft Style: Youth and Nudity in Classical Greece” (Chicago, R. Neer)