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

Nineteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2015

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

Benjamin, Elizabeth, “Caillebotte’s Things: People and Possessions Entangled” (Northwestern, S. H. Clayson)

Coleman, William L., “Something of an Architect: Thomas Cole and the Country House Ideal” (UC Berkeley, M. Lovell)

Desmarais (Pattee), Mary Dailey, “Claude Monet: Behind the Light” (Yale, C. Armstrong)

DiMarco, Christa, “Painting in Paris: Vincent Van Gogh, 1886–1888” (Temple, T. Dolan)

Hereford, Kimberly, “Sleep, Sickness, and Spirituality: Altered States and Victorian Visions of Femininity in British and American Art, 1850–1915” (University of Washington, S. Casteras)

Manning, Mary, “Frédéric Bazille and Masculinity between Paris and Montpellier, 1841–1870” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

McCain, Sandy, “A Southerner’s Agenda: Charles Fraser and his Landscape Images” (Georgia, J. Simon)

McCarthy, Megan, “The Empire on Display: Exhibitions of Germanic Art and Design in America, 1890–1914” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

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)

Pollack, Maika, “Odilon Redon: The Color of the Unconscious” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Salsbury, Britany, “The Print Portfolio and the Bourgeoisie in Fin-de-Siècle Paris” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

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

Slavkin, Mary, “Dynamics and Divisions at the Salons of the Rose + Croix: Statistics, Aesthetic Theories, Practices, and Subjects” (CUNY, R. Long)

Slipp, Naomi, “The Secret Figure: Artistic Anatomy and the Search for the Medical Body in Nineteenth-Century American Art” (Boston, P. Hills)

Taouchichet, Sofiane, “La presse satirique illustrée et la colonisation (1829–1990)” (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield; S. Le Men)

Wood Kirchhoff, Mary Catherine Lee, “Benjamin West’s Nelson Memorial: Neoclassical Sculpture and the Atlantic World, ca. 1812” (Delaware, W. Bellion)