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

Sixth Century CE to Eleventh Century CE Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2015

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Georgiadou, Sofia, “Architecture and Statehood in Late Byzantium: A Comparative Study of Epiros and Trebizond” (UIUC, R. Ousterhout)

Harrison, Katherine, “Byzantine Carved Gemstones: Their Typology, Dating, Materiality, and Function” (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Hedrick, Tera Lee, “The Power of Objects: Ars Sacra and the Negotiation of the Sacred in Late Byzantium” (Northwestern, C. Normore)

Jia, Yan, “Imperial Doors of Assyria: Monumentality, Spatiality, and Rituality of the Neo-Assyrian Architectural Doors from Balawat” (Harvard, I. Winter)

McDavid, Allyson, “The Hadrianic Baths of Aphrodisias: A Study of Monumentality and Transformation in Late Antiquity” (IFA/NYU, T. Thomas)

McNamee, Megan Camille, “Picturing Number in the Central Middle Ages” (Michigan, E. Sears)

Williams, Elizabeth, “Worldly Adornments: Women’s Precious Metal Jewelry in the Early Medieval Eastern Mediterranean (500–1100 C)” (IFA/NYU, T. Thomas)