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

Eleventh- to Fourteenth-Century CE/Medieval Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2015

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Andyshak, Sarah, “Christ as Exegesis: Visual Interpretation in the Moralized Bible, circa 1225–1235” (Florida State, S. Leitch; R. Emmerson)

Doyle, Maeve, “The Portrait Potential: Gender and Devotion in Representations of Book Owners in Northern French Prayer Books, 1230–1330” (Bryn Mawr, D. Kinney)

Fee, Carey, “per Sanctum Vultum de Luca! The Volto Santo and its Relic Cult during the Late Eleventh through Thirteenth Centuries” (Florida State, P. Gerson)

Ferguson, Brigit, “Controlling Passions: Emotional Expression in Thirteenth-Century German Sculpture” (UC, Santa Barbara, C.E. Armi)

Guyot, Elsa, “Étude critique des mises en exposition et du discours muséal québécois depuis le milieu du XXe siècle sur le patrimoine du Moyen Âge” (Université de Montréal and Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3, C. Bernier; G. Mallet)

Kim, Robin Haedong, “The Santo Sepulcro in Torres del Río (Navarra): Historiography, National Identity, and a Reconsideration of ‘Mozárabic’ and ‘Mudéjar’ Architecture” (Bryn Mawr, D. Kinney)

Longenbach, Erica Marie, “Constructing Campanilisimo: The Sacred Topography of Ravenna in the Middle Ages” (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Verkerk)

Majeed, Risham, “Primitive before Primitivism: Medieval and African Art in the 19th Century” (Columbia, S. Murray; S. Vogel)

O’Driscoll, Joshua, “Image and Inscription in the Painterly Manuscripts from Ottonian Cologne” (Harvard, J. Hamburger)

O’Neill, Rory, “Gothic on the Edge: Light, Levitation, and Seismic Culture in the Medieval Religious Architecture of the Eastern Mediterranean” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Pugliano, Beth, “All Those Who Fight: Violence, Justice, and the Motif of Paired Combatants in Medieval Art, ca. 1000–1215” (Boston, D. Kahn)

Raucher, Meredith, “Blood on the Cross: The Crucifixus Dolorosus and Violence in Italian Medieval Art” (Johns Hopkins, H. Kessler)

Rochmes, Sophia, “Color’s Absence: The Visual Language of Grisaille in Burgundian Manuscripts” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

Stewart, Zachary, “The Integrated Interior: Parish Church Architecture in Eastern England, ca.1330–ca.1550” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Triplett, Edward, “A Wall of the Faithful: A Spatial Analysis of Military Order Architecture on Medieval Iberia’s Religious Frontier” (Virginia, L. Reilly)

Valle, Chiara, “Woven Words in the Lindisfarne Gospels” (Johns Hopkins, H. Kessler)

Wearing, Shannon, “The Liber Feudorum Maior and the Court of Alfonso II, King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona (r. 1162–1196)” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)