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

Decorative Arts/Textiles/Design History/Interior Design
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2015

Abrego, Sonya, “Westernwear and the Postwar American Lifestyle” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Bass-Krueger, Maude, “The Culture of Dress History in France: The Past in Fashion, 1814–1900” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Miller)

Bemis, Elizabeth H., “At the Court of the Prince: The Patronage and Art-Historical Legacy of Cesare Borgia, 1492–1503” (Florida, R. Westin; E. Ross)

Carreno, Alexis, “Folk Couture: A Fashion Exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum” (Stony Brook University, A. Munich)

Greenwold, Diana Jocelyn, “Crafting New Citizens: Settlement House Art and Craft in New York and Boston, 1900–1945” (UC Berkeley, M. Lovell)

Li, Kin Sum, “Mirrors from 500–200 BC Middle Yangzi Region: Design and Manufacture” (Princeton, R. Bagley)

Microulis, Laura, “In Pursuit of Art Manufacture: The Business and Design History of Gillow and Company, British Cabinet Maker and House Furnisher, 1862–1897” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Ridler, Morgan, “The Bauhaus Wall-Painting Workshop: Mural Painting to Wallpapering, Art to Product” (CUNY, R. Long)

Scholz, Frederun, “Studies on Costume Histories from the Age of German Kulturgeschichte” (Bard Graduate Center, A. Ogata)

Stielau, Allison, “The Unmaking of Metalwork in Early Modern Europe: Events of Liquidation, 1527–1636” (Yale, E. Cooke)

Tunstall, Alexandra, “Woven Paintings, Woven Writing: Intermediality in Kesi Silk Tapestries of the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1912) Dynasties” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Wager, Susan, “Boucher’s Bijoux: Luxury Reproduction in the Age of Enlightenment” (Columbia, A. Higonnet)