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

Middle Eastern/Western Asia
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2015

Andersen, Angela, “Cem Evleri: An Examination of the Historical Roots and Contemporary Meanings of Alevi Architecture and Iconography” (Ohio State, H. Crane)

Chagnon, Michael, “The Illustrated Manuscript Tradition in Iran, 1040s/1630s–1070s/1660s: Patronage, Production, and Poetics in the Age of the ‘Fresh Style’”
(IFA/NYU, P. Soucek)

Demchenko, Igor, “Heritage of the Red Orient: Theories and Practices of Architectural Restoration in Soviet Central Asia (1920–1991)” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Viswanathan, Rashmi, “The Brahmin and the Fakir: Picturing ‘Type’ in Early Colonial India” (IFA/NYU, F. B. Flood)