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

East Asia
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2015

Arthur, Brid, “Putting Lhasa on the Map: 18–20th Century Depictions of the Capital’s Monuments” (Ohio State, J. Huntington)

Augustin, Birgitta, “Painting Authenticity: Intersections in the Lives and Art of Zhang Yu, Huang Gongwang, and Ni Zan” (IFA/NYU, J. Hay)

Choi, Hyejeong, “Mireuksa, A Baekje Period Temple of the Future Buddha Maitreya” (Ohio State, J. Huntington)

Doebler, Peter, “Seeing the Things You Cannot See: (Dis)-solving the Sublime through the Paintings of Hiroshi Senju” (Graduate Theological Union, R. Nakasone)

Greenberg, Daniel, “A New Imperial Landscape: Ritual, Representation, and Foreign Relations in the Qianlong Court (1735–1796)” (Yale, Y. Kim)

Hatch, Michael, “Qian Du (1763–1844) and the Senses in Early Nineteenth-Century Chinese Literati Painting” (Princeton, J. Silbergeld)

Larrivé-Bass, Sandrine, “Embodied Materials: The Emergence of Figural Imagery in Prehistoric China” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Leduc, Marie, “Transition and Transformation: Contemporary Chinese Art in the Global Marketplace” (University of Alberta, S. Harris; S. Dorow)

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

Li, Vivian, “Art’s Public Lives: Sculpture in China After 1949” (Michigan, J. Kee)

Lin, Fan, “Cartographic Empire: Production and Circulation of Maps and Mapmaking Knowledge in the Song Dynasty (960–1279)” (McGill, J. Moser; R. Yates)

Lin, Nancy, “Representing Difference: Early 20th-Century Japanese and Korean Art” (Chicago, C. Foxwell)

Peterson, Nathan J. “Re-Imaging China: Ai Weiwei and Contemporary Chinese Art” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Ren, Wei, “The Writer’s Art: Tao Yuanqing and the Formation of Modern Chinese Design (1900–1930)” (Harvard, E. Wang)

Rio, Aaron M., “Ink Painting in Medieval Kamakura” (Columbia, M. McKelway)

Sang, Seung Yeon, “Cultural Essence and National Ceramics: The Formation of the Korean Folk Art Museum under Japanese Colonial Rule” (Boston, A. Tseng)

Su, Stephanie, “Entangled Modernities: The Representation of China’s Past in Early Twentieth-Century Chinese and Japanese Painting” (Chicago, H. Wu; C. Foxwell; M. Ward)

Tsai, Chun-Yi J., “Imagining the Supernatural Grotesque: Paintings of Zhong Kui and Demons in the Late Southern Song (1127–1279) and Yuan (1271–1368) Dynasties” (Columbia, R. Harrist)

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

Wang, Yang, “Localizing National Art in Maoist China: The Chang’an School of Ink Painting, 1949–1976” (Ohio State, J. Andrews)

Williams, Elizabeth, “Casting a New Design: The American Silver Industry and Japanese Meiji Metalwork, 1876–1893” (Kansas, S. Fowler)

Yang, Yan, “The Töji Screen and the Historiography of Yamato-e” (Yale, M. Yiengpruksawan)