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

Eighteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2015

Arpen, Katerine J., “Pleasure and the Body: The Bath in Eighteenth-Century French Art and Architecture” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Boivin, Julie, “Horrid Beauty: Rococo Ornament and Contemporary Visual Culture” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Charuhas, Christina, “The Disobedient Isle: Bermudian Aesthetic and Material Culture in the British Atlantic, 1609–1753” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Cooper, John, “Imperial Balls: The Arts of Sex, War, and Dancing in India, England, and the Caribbean, 1780–1870” (Yale, T. Barringer; R. Thompson)

Everhart, Emily, “The Power of Friendship: Amity and Politics in European Art and Gardens of the Eighteenth Century” (Georgia, A. Luxenberg; A. Kirin)

Gamer, Meredith, “‘The Sheriff’s Picture Frame’: Art and Execution in Eighteenth-Century Britain” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Hafera, Alison, “Visual Meditations of Mourning and Melancholia in France, 1790–1830” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Jones, Jennifer, “A Discourse on Drawings: Amateurs, Connoisseurs, and the Graphic Arts in Early Eighteenth-Century Paris” (Columbia, R. Brilliant; D. Rosand)

Oliver, Elizabeth Lee, “Mercantile Aesthetics: Art, Science, and Diplomacy in French India (1664–1761)” (Northwestern, S. H. Clayson)

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