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

Twentieth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2015

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Abrams, Matthew, “Alternate Modernity: From Aby Warburg to Agnes Martin” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Ackerman, Emily, “Selling Dreams: Nickolas Muray and American Commercial Photography in the United States, 1920–1965” (CUNY, A. Pelizzari)

Adams, Harrison, “Photography in the First Person: Peter Hujar, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nan Goldin, and Sally Mann” (Yale, C. Armstrong)

Adams, Samuel, “Politics and Aesthetics of the Theater Stage in Cold War Germany, 1951–1979” (USC, M. Luke)

Ahern, Mallory, “Flickers, Loops, Dots, Stacks, and Tracings: Cinematic Devices and the Technical Image, 1960–1975” (Yale, F. Casetti; C. Buckley)

Alteveer, Ian, “The Rise of the Poststudio: A History of California Institute of the Art, 1961–1980” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Alvarez, Andrea, “The Art and Pedagogy of Josef Albers” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Andrus, Timothy, “Stuart Davis’s Art Theory, 1920–1928” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Angel, Sara, “Redefining the Rules of Nazi-Era Art Restitution: The Max Stern Recoveries” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Ari, Nisa, “Cultural Mandates: Art and Political Parity in Early Twentieth-Century Palestine” (MIT, N. Rabbat and C. Jones)

Ayad, Lara, “Egypt’s Morphing Modernisms: Representing Women, Cultural Identity, and Class in Modern Egyptian Art, 1933–1973” (Boston, C. Becker)

Bacal, Edward, “Bodies Withdrawn: The Ethics of Abstraction in Contemporary Post-Minimalist Art” (Toronto, J. Ricco)

Bacon, Alex, “Opaque Surfaces and Lived Illusions: Minimalism and the Status of Painting in the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Bair, Nadya, “The Decisive Network: Magnum Photos and the Art of Collaboration in Postwar Photojournalism” (USC, R. Meyer)

Barber, Julia, “Reframing Art Photography: Strategies of Display and Design in British Pictorialism” (Brown, D. Nickel)

Barber, Karen, “Writing with Light: Cameraless Photography and its Narrative in the 1920s” (CUNY, R. Long)

Barragán, Maite, “Mediating Modernity: Visual Culture and Class in Madrid, 1926–1936” (Temple, A. Nelson; G. Silk)

Batario, Jessamine, “The Art and Intellectual History of Byzantine Modernism” (Texas, Austin, R. Shiff)

Bauman, Emily, “Performance and Video Work of Bruce Nauman, Paul McCarthy, and Mike Kelley” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Behan, Antonia, “‘The Brain of the Machine’: Ethel Mairet’s Textile Laboratory” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Stirton)

Bender, Stephanie, “Constructions of the Angestellte: Photographs of the Salaried Class in the Weimar Republic” (Florida State, A. Jolles)

Beresford, Amanda, “Art, Dance, and the Gentrification of the French Avant-garde after World War I: The Curious Career of Count Etienne de Beaumont” (Washington University, J. Klein)

Berkowitz, Elizabeth, “Bloomsbury’s Byzantium and the Writing of Modern Art” (CUNY, R. Long)

Berman, Daniella, “Aesthetics of Contingency: History and the Unfinished Paintings of the French Revolution” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Berman, Jody, “Race, Humor, and Subversion in the Work of Four Artists” (Florida, R. Poynor; P. Ortiz)

Bianco, Christine, “Modern Art for Middle America: American Abstraction in Mass Magazines, 1946–1960” (Oxford Brookes, E. Darling)

Blanchet, Anne Sophie, “L’aura des œuvres à composantes éphémères dans un contexte muséal” (Université de Montréal, C. Bernier)

Boate, Rachel, “Biomorphic Abstraction in 1930s Paris” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Bonin, Christianna, “Expats, Exports, Exiles: Architecture and the Emerging Expert in Weimar Germany and the Soviet Union (1917–45)” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Boone, Emilie, “Visions of Harlem: Reconsidering the Studio Photography of James Van Der Zee” (Northwestern, K. Thompson)

Borgen, Maibritt, “Some of My Basic Assumptions: The Art of Öyvind Fahlström, 1952–1976” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Bouchard, Karine, “Revisiter le son au musée: une étude épistémologique de l’histoire des images” (Université de Montréal, C. Bernier)

Boyd, Alison, “Ensemble Modernism: Orchestrating Art and People at the Barnes Foundation” (Northwestern, C. Kiaer)

Bozer, Julia, “Traveler-Artists in the Old New World, 1968–1982” (IFA/NYU, R. Slifkin)

Brandon, Claire, “Spaces of Art in the Exhibition Age: A Source of Urban Transformation in Italy, 1970–2013” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Bratton, Lyndsay, “The Artěl Cooperative (1908–1934): Crafting Czech Modernity for the Nation” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Bravo, Monica, “Picturing Greater America: US Modernist Photographers and the Mexican Cultural Renaissance, 1920–45” (Brown, D. Nickel)

Breatore, Mattthew, “Tansula do Amanal and Emilia Di Carakcauti, 1922–1930: Brazilian Art and Identity” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Brett, Ami, “Alvin Lustig, Los Angeles Designer” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Brown, Jennifer, “Material Matters: Claes Oldenburg, Eva Hesse, and the Synthetic Textile Revolution, ca. 1956–1970” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Bucilla, Drew, “Europe: Expanded Cinema, Projection and the Film Co-op in Western Europe, 1966–1979” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

Buhe, Elizabeth, “The Expansive Edge of 1960s Abstraction” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Burton, Johanna, “The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Byrd, Antawan, “Interferences: Sound, Technology, and the Politics of Listening in Afro-Atlantic Art” (Northwestern, K. Thompson)

Calhoun, Robert, “Dynamism, Cosmic Creativeness, and Evolutionary Progress in the Work, Exhibition, and Teaching of Alexander Archipenko” (Ohio State, M. Mudrak)

Camp, Jennifer, “Stories in Pictures: The Woodcut Novels of Lynd Ward and Visual Narrative in Depression-Era America” (Virginia, C. Higginbotham)

Campbell, Andrianna, “Norman Lewis: Linearity, Pedagogy, and Activism in his Abstract Expressionism, 1946–1964” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

Campbell, Thomas, “Real to Reel: The Cassette Publication as Networked Space” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Canac, Sandrine, “From Measured Volume to Indefinite Expansion: The Early Work of Robert Barry (1963–1975)” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Caplan, Lindsay, “Open Works: Between the Programmed and the Free, Art in Italy from 1962 to 1972” (CUNY, R. Golan)

Capper, Emily Ruth, “Allan Kaprow’s Formalism: Pedagogy, Dialectics, and Intermediality in the Postwar University” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Carletti, Sabrina, “The Work of Xul Solar: Modernity, Cosmopolitanism, and the Revision of Figuration” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Carmack, Kara, “Marginal Centers: The New York Underground on Manhattan Public Access Television” (Texas, Austin, A. Reynolds)

Chamberlain, Colby, “George Maciunas and the Art of Paperwork” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Chan, Yenna, “Narrating Montreal: Critiques of Urban Renewal in the 1970s through Exhibition and Documentary Film” (Bard Graduate Center, D. Jaffee)

Chaparro, Francisco, “Victimhood in Goya” (IFA/NYU, R. Slifkin)

Chapman, Roberta, “‘We’ll Always Have Paris’: Myths and Constructions of Paris in Chicago, Casablanca, and Buenos Aires (1880–1915)” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Choi, Connie, “A Matter of Building Bridges: Photography and African American Education across the Century” (Columbia, K. Jones)

Clifford, Benjamin, “Painting and Geometry Circa 1980, Mary Heilmann, Chuck Close, Allan McCollum” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Coe, Erin, “Cultural Icon Meets Cultural Landscape: Georgia O’Keeffe, Historiography, and Lake George” (Boston, P. Hills)

Cohen, Jennifer, “Surrealism and the Art of Consumption, 1924–1969” (Chicago, C. Mehring)
Cohen, Lucas, “Port of Flanders” (Columbia, R. Krauss)

Conaty, Kim, “Breaking Ground: Avalanche Magazine (1970–76), A New Medium for Art and Information” (IFA/NYU, R. Slifkin)

Cook, Heidi, “Picturing Peasants: Maksimilijan Vanka’s Folkloric Paintings and the ‘Croatian Question’ from Habsburg Empire to Croatian Nation-State” (Pittsburgh, B.McCloskey)

Corey, Laura Dickey, “The Inspiring Insider: Mary Cassatt and the Taste for Impressionism in America” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown; L. Nochlin)

Dagoglu, Özlem Gülin, “Mihri Rasim (1890–1954): L’Ambition d’une Jeune-Turque peintre” (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Dalton, Caitlin, “Imprinting Art and Ideology: Memory and Pedagogy in the Early German Democratic Republic” (Boston, G. Williams)

Damman, Catherine, “Unreliable Narrators: Laurie Anderson, Julia Heyward, and Jill Kroesen Perform the 1970s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

De LaForcade, Sonia, “Convictions: The Slide Lecture in Brazilian Art and Education, 1968–78” (Princeton, I. Small)

DeGregorio, William, “Objectifying Dress: Collecting Historic Costume in the United States, 1920–1970” (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Demeter, Michelle, “The Intersection of American Historical Imagination and Entertainment: A Technological and Cultural Exegesis of Walt Disney’s Attractions at the 1964–1965 New York World’s Fair” (Florida State, R. Neuman)

Derom, Edouard, “Group ZERO: New Interpretations” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

DiBenedetto, Erica, “Drawing from Architecture: The Conceptual Methods of Sol LeWitt's Art, 1965–1980” (Princeton, B. Doherty; H. Foster)

Dickens, Sarah, “Art of the Khmer Rouge: A History of the Visual Culture of Revolution & Genocide and its Legacies in Contemporary Cambodian Art” (Duke, K. Stiles)

Dootson, Kirsty, “Industrial Color: Chromatic Technologies in Britain (1856–1971)” (Yale, T. Barringer; K. Trumpener)

Dorofeeva, Maria, “Fantasizing National Manhood: Art, Sexual Politics, and the Rise of Queer Counterpublics in Spain, 1898–1939” (UIUC, O. Vazquez)

Dosch, Mya, “Creating 1968: Art, Architecture, and the Memory of the Mexican Student Movement” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Doyle, Allan, “An Exemplary Education: Pedagogic Models in Jean-Léon Gérôme” (Princeton, R. DeLue; Yale, C. Armstrong)

Eppley, Charles, “Un-Fixed Media: Site Specificity and Materiality in the Work of Max Neuhaus” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Eschenburg, Madeline, “Migrating Subjects: Urbanization and the Body in Contemporary Chinese Art” (Pittsburgh, M. Gao; T. Smith)

Essif, Davenne, “La Mère Moderne: Motherhood in French Visual Culture, 1910–1940” (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Sherman)

Farzin, Media, “Theater, Artifice, and Opacity: Guy de Cointet and 1970s Performance” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Favorite, Jennifer, “Museum Additions at US War Memorials and the Reinterpretation of National History” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Fiedorek, Kara, “Priests of the Sun: Photography and Religious Thoughts, 1840–1910” (IFA/NYU, R. Slifkin)

Field, Jennifer, “The New York School and the Evolution of Avant-Garde Printmaking in America” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

Filipowska, Roksana, “Polymorphous Plasticity: 1965–1975 Artists’ Experiments in Plastic as Speculative Thought” (Pennsylvania, K. Silverman)

Firunts, Mashinka, “Staging Pedagogy: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Artist’s Lecture-Performance” (Pennsylvania, K. Silverman)

Fitch, Nicholas, “Technocratic Modernism: The Instituto Torcuato Di Tella and the Avant-Garde in Argentina, 1945–1973” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Fitzmaurice, Melissa, “Modeling the Modern Myth of Rome” (Binghamton University, J. Walker)

Ford, Jacqueline, “Doing Things with [English] Words: Conceptual Art and Philosophy of Language” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Fox, Peter, “Kunstgewerbe als Erzieher: Bernhard Pankok and Others, 1895–1917” (Princeton, E. da Costa Meyer)

Freese, Lauren, “Taste in the City: Depictions of Food Consumption in Urban America, 1880–1920” (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

Friess, Jennifer, “Energizing Paris: Photography and Electric Light in the Interwar Period” (Kansas, J. Pultz)

Frobes-Cross, Nicholas, “Inadequate Descriptive Systems” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Gaylord, Kristen, “‘Infiltrate the Masses’: Immaculate Heart College and Corita Kent in the 1960s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Gencer, Yasemin, “Reform, Secularism, and Nationalism in the Cartoons of the Early Republican Period in Turkey (1923–1928)” (Indiana, B. Rothstein)

Ginsberg, Mary Ann, “The Revolution Before the Revolution: The Art Bureau of Nadezhda Dobychina, 1912–1919” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Goldstein, Jason, “Three Monet’s: Artful Description in the Criticism and Literature of Gustave Geffroy, Octave Mirbeau, and Gustave Kahn” (Texas, Austin, R. Shiff)

Gollnick, Elizabeth, “Diffusion: Postwar Light Art in California” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Green, Kate, “Encountering Vito Acconci: Performing Conceptual Art in New York, ca. 1970” (Texas, Austin, A. Reynolds)

Greenberg, Alyssa, “Arts Awareness at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Art Museum Education as Artistic and Political Practice” (UIC, T. Quinn)

Gullette, Russell “Reconstructing Modernism: The Cultural Politics of French Abstraction” (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Sherman)

Hallman, Lee, “Staking Ground: The London Landscapes of Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff, 1950 to Present” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Hamelin, Candice, “Behind Immaterial and Material Divides: East German Photography, 1949–1989” (Michigan, M. Biro; G. Eley)

Han, Ji-Yoon, “Empreintes du désir: Photographie, surréalisme, et intermédialité dans l’entre-deux-guerres” (Université de Montréal, J. Lamoureux)

Hannah, Caroline, “Henry Varnum Poor, Crow House, Craft, and Design” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Hartigan, Nicholas, “The Purpose of Public Sculpture: Artistic, Institutional, and Cultural Motivations from 1965–1995” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Hartnett, Gerald, “Recorded Objects and Couterauras: Art, Technical Reproducibility, Cybernetics, 1952–1962” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Hatton, Brynn, “Via Vietnam: Critique and Collapse in Transnational Protest Art, 1965–75” (Northwestern, H. Feldman)

Healy, Charlotte, “Haptic Perception in Artistic Training and Two-Dimensional Art and Design, from Weimar Germany to Postwar America” (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Henriksen, Niels, “Asger Jorn and the Classification of Disfiguration, 1948–1965” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Heuer, Megan, “A New Realism: Fernand Léger, 1918–1931” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Heung, Elsie, “Portraying Women’s Suffrage: Visual Arts and the Campaign for the Vote in the United States, 1900–1920” (CUNY, G. Levin)

Holaday, Jill M., “Grüppe Zero: From the Postwar Collective to the Postmodern Individual” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Howard, Claire, “Surrealism and Post-World War II Culture, 1950–1966” (Texas, Austin, L. Henderson)

Hunt, Steve, “The Body of Sculpture: Anthony Caro’s Writing Pieces” (Ohio State, L. Florman)

Iqbal, Samina, “Modern Art of Pakistan: Lahore Art Circle, 1947–1957” (Virginia Commonwealth, D. Bangdel)

Isgro, Marina, “The Animate Object of Kinetic Art, 1955–68” (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Isotani, Yusuke, “The Quest for Identity in French Photography: The History of Arts et Métiers Graphiques (1927–1939)” (CUNY, R. Golan

Jacobus-Parker, Frances, “The Art of Vija Celmins” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Jimerson, Lauren, “Defying Gender, Redefining the Nude: The Body in the Art of Suzanne Valadon, Émilie Charmy, and Marie Vassilieff” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Johnson, Katharine, “On the Edge: Alberto Burri in Rome, 1946–1960” (Johns Hopkins, M. Fried)

Jones, Christopher Alan, “‘A Clock for Space’: Shaping Time through Return Photography, 1975–2010” (Florida, J. Tsai)

Kaplan, Lauren, “Crossing the Atlantic: Italians in Argentina, 1916–1946” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Kerrigan, Emily A., “Art off the Beaten Path: Developing American Modernism in New England’s Small Towns, Seaports, and Villages” (Iowa, J. Kinsey)

Ketcham, Christopher M., “Minimal Art and Body Politics in New York City, 1961–1975” (MIT, C. Jones)

Kirschner-Perlstein, Melanie, “Arthur G. Dove: Illustrations and Abstractions: 1903–1933” (Virginia, E. Turner)

Klemm, Hannah, “Systems Depictions: A.R. Penck and the East German Underground, 1955–1980” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Kliger, Marina, “The Troubadour Style and Gendered Historical Consciousness” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Kolodziej, Magdalena, “Empire at the Exhibition: The Imperial Art World of Modern Japan (1907–1937)” (Duke, G. Weisenfeld)

Korobkin, Rachel, “Art and Violence in the 1930s” (Yale, E. Cooke)

Kwon, Marci, “Veracular Modernism: Joseph Cornell and the ‘Authentic’ in American Art” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lachance-Provençal, François, “La peinture et l’ivresse: regards croisés sur les discours et les pratiques du modernisme pictural” (Université de Montréal, N. Dubreuil)

Lam, Kevin, “Figuring a New China: Figure Painting of the Lingnan School in Republican China, 1911–1949” (Northwestern, S. Fraser)

Larsen, Christian, “Aquarela do Brasil: Transnational Flows of Brazilian Design and Material Culture” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Lauder, Adam, “Information Art in English Canada, 1921–1978” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Lazevnick, Ashley, “Precisionism in the Long 1920s” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Leclère, Mary, “As Criticism: From ‘Cultural Criticism’ to ‘Art Criticism’” (Virginia, P. Barolsky)

Leiderman, Daniil, “Moscow Conceptualism and ‘Shimmering’: Authority, Anarchism, and Space” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Leonardo, Emily, “Interventions into the Geographic: Collective Practice and Performance in le Midi, 1962–71” (Stony Brook University, D. Mather)

Levenson, Abra, “Figures and Things: Charles Demuth, 1914–1935” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Lima, Alvaro Luis, “Revolutionary (Dis)associations: Modern Art in Mozambique” (Columbia, Z. Strother)

Llorens, Natasha, “Imagining Violence, Imagining the Nation: Algerian National Cinema between 1965 and 1979” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Lockard, Jesse, “A City Is Not A Picture: Yona Friedman, 1945–2015” (Chicago, K. Taylor)

Loiacono, Mark, “Shadow of a Doubt: Andy Warhol’s Abstract Series, 1977–1987” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lowery, Rebecca, “Contingent Bodies: Art in and around Los Angeles, 1969–75” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Lowry, Alexis, “On the Road: Art Practice in the Era of the Interstate, 1956–76” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

Luse, Emilie Anne-Yvonne, “Criticize and Punish: Disciplining Modernism in Interwar France” (Duke, M. Antliff)

Lyons, Samantha, “Synaesthetic Dress: Episodes of Sensational Objects in Performance Art, 1955–1975” (Kansas, D. Cateforis)

Macfarlane, Ellen, “Seeing Plus: Group f.64 Photography and the Political” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Madura, Joe, “Revising Minimal Art in the AIDS Crisis, 1984–1998” (Emory, J. Meyer)

Magloughlin, Amara, “Art and the City: Walid Raad, Postwar Beirut, and the Question of Cosmopolitanism” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Mandarino, Grant, “Seeing Class: Graphic Satire and the Cultivation of Radicalism in the Weimar Republic” (Michigan, M. Biro)

Mann, Jonathan, “Portrait of A[nother] Decade: David Alfaro Siqueiros, 1950–1960” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Marson, Jann, “Cut, Paste, Protest: The Art of Marcel Mariën and Its Effects on International Politics, 1937–70” (Toronto, A. Syme)

Masilela, Nomaduma, “Set Setal’s Imaginaire: Intervention in Public Space, Historiography, and Conceptualism” (Columbia, K. Jones)

Mastroianni, Megan, “An Aesthetic of Imagination: The Documentation of American Land and Conceptual Art in Germany, 1968–1975” (USC, M. Luke)

Mathwig, Alexandra, “Curating the Photographic Modern: John Szarkowski at the Museum of Modern Art, 1962–1991” (Brown, D. Nickel)

Matsumura, Kimiko, “Science/Fiction: Early Twentieth-Century Display in the American Museum of Natural History and Its Postwar Responses” (Rutgers, S. Sidauskas)

McCollum, Christina, “Exhibitions of Outsider Art since 1947” (CUNY, R. Golan)

McCutcheon, Erin, “Strategic Dispositions: Women, Art and Tradition in Mexico City, 1975–1990” (Tulane, T. Reese)

McGinnis Flanagan, Julie, “Remapping the Spaces for American Art: John Singer Sargent, Modernism and the Grand Central Art Galleries, 1922–1939” (Temple, G. Silk; T. Cooper)

McGuire, Mary, “Theological Avant-garde: The Arts Program at the Judson Memorial Church, 1958–1968” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Monahan)

McManus, William, “‘When We Made Movies Just to Make Them’: Warhol’s Films and the Surface of the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Mericle, Robyn, “Silent Westerns: Before the Endless Miles of Wind and Sand and Sky” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Mickevicius, Emilia, “Dispassionate Landscapes: Style and Spectatorship in New Topographics, 1975” (Brown, D. Nickel)

Miller, Lindsay, “Building the Home Front: The Lanham Act and the Modernization of Housing in the United States” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Miller, Nicholas, “Primitivist Encounters? African American Paintings, Diasporic Objects, and the Making of Modern Art, 1927–1977” (Northwestern, H. Copeland)

Miller, Sequoia, “Come Together: Conceptual and Studio Craft in the 1960s and 1970s” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr.)

Morandi, Maria Cristina, “The Representation of Space as a Metaphor in Soviet Hyperrealist Paintings from 1970–1980s” (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Moure Cecchini, Laura, “Reimagining the Baroque in Italian Modernism: From the Fin-de-siècle to Fascism” (Duke, M. Antliff)

Murphy, John Paul, “Back to the Garden: Woodstock’s Visual Counterculture, 1902–1969” (Northwestern, S. Eisenman)

Myers, Allison, “French Conceptualism and the United States Art World, 1964–1986” (Texas, Austin, R. Shiff)

Nakagawa, Ikuyo, “Negotiating Boundaries: Nationalism and Internationalism in the Art of Tsuguharu Foujita” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Nelson-Dusek, Colin, “Antoine Bourdelle and the Reception of Classicism in Early-Twentieth-Century French Sculpture” (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Nesselrode, Sean, “Petro-Modernism: Art, Oil, and Industry in the Venezuelan Twentieth Century” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Ninacs, Anne-Marie, “Projets pour un intérieur monumental: les arts visuels comme outils d’éveil de la conscience. Les cas de David Brown Milne, Agnes Martin et Geoffrey Farmer” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin)

Nitsche-Krupp, Andrea, “Process and Perversions: The Early Work of Matthew Barney” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

Nouril, Ksenia, “The Operative Object: Investigating the Historical Turn in Post-Soviet Art” (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Nykolak, Jenevive, “Painting in Question, 1967–1981: ‘BMPT,’ Supports/Surfaces, ja-na-pa” (Rochester, D. Crimp)

O’Steen, Danielle, “Plastic Fantastic: American Sculpture in the Age of Synthetics” (Maryland, College Park, J. Shannon)

O'Hanlan, Sean T., “‘Quelle ma chambre au bout du voyage?’: André Breton’s Surrealist Collecting Practice, 1922–66” (Stanford, N. Troy)

Otto, Elisabeth, “Emily Carr et Gabriele Münter, deux histoires de désapprentissage: Art (Histories) of Unlearning” (Université de Montréal, J. Lamoureux)

Palmer, Daniel S., “The Integration of Art, Architecture, and Identity: Alfred Kasatner, Louis Kahn, and Ben Shahn at the Jersey Homesteads” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Parker, Wendy A., “Bringing It All Home: Martha Rosler on Person, Place, and Thing” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Parsons, Heather, “The Tableaux of Edward and Nancy Reddin Kienholz and the Spectacle of Photography” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Parsons, Jennifer Stettler, “John Sloan: Between Philadelphia and New York, 1892–1907” (Virginia, E. Turner)

Perers, Maria, “Inside the Ideal Home: Changing Values and Representations of Apartment Living in Sweden, ca. 1955–1970” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Phillips, Daniel K., “Kazimir Malevich’s Russian Modernism” (Chicago, M. Jackson)

Pires, Leah, “Finesse: Louise Lawler in Collaboration, 1978–1993” (Columbia, A. Alberro; R. Deutsche)

Pistell, Gillian, “Ray Johnson: Artist as Archivist” (CUNY, M. Hadler)

Pobocha, Paulina, “Intents and Accidents: The Work of Gabriel Orozco” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr; R. Lubar)

Pocock, Antonia, “Sub-Pop from Claes Oldenburg to Jeff Koons” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Polonyi, Eszter, “Writing as Apparition: Béla Balázs’s Media Theory” (Columbia, N. Elcott)

Poor, Kristin, “The Sculptural Prop and the Activation of the Object, 1960–1979” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Raffel, Amy, “Merchandise, Mass Media, and Accessibility: Keith Haring’s Pop Shop” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Rahn, Amy, “Spheres of Influence: Joan Mitchell’s Work and Milieus, 1979–1992” (Stony Brook University, K. Siegel)

Ramsey, Rosemary, “Biases and Bridges: Reception of the Italian Avant-garde in the United States, 1949–1957” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Read, Heather, “Canonizing Modernism: The Sacred Art Movement and the Postwar Crisis of French Identity” (Washington University, J. Klein)

Reed, Alycia F., “Ready to Blow Your Mind: Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable” (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Reed, Emily, “Alexander Calder, Collaborative Abstraction, and Public Art” (Virginia, E. Turner)

Rees, Anastasia, “Moscow as Construct and the Rhetoric of Modernism, 1918–1938” (Texas, Austin, R. Shiff)

Reineck, Ryan, “Our Decorative Scheme: Abstraction and Subversion in the Designs of the Omega Workshops, 1913–1919” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Reitz, Erin, “The Political Geographies of the Black Panthers: From Oakland to Outer Space, 1966–1982” (Northwestern, H. Feldman)

Rifelj, Claire, “Collage Culture: Art in California in the 1970s and ‘80s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Riley, Caroline, “‘Ambassador of Good Will’: The Museum of Modern Art’s Three Centuries of American Art in 1930s Europe and the United States” (Boston, P. Hills)

Riordan, Lindsay, “Art and Objectlessness: The Precarity of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1913–1928” (Yale, S. Zeidler)

Robbins, Ola, “The Construction of Alterist Identities in the Self-Portraits of James Ensor” (CUNY, J. Sund)

Rochester, Katherine, “Animating Ornament: From Lotte Reiniger’s Silhouette Films toward a Theory of the Decorative in Animation” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel; K. Beckman)

Roje, Natasha, “After Abstract Expressionism: Revisiting the ‘Death of Painting’ Problematic” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

Rosati, Lauren, “Mechanical Kingdoms: Sound Technologies and the Avant-garde, 1930–1933” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Rozman, Stephanie, “Acquiring Modernity: Collecting and Exhibiting Indian Art in the Early Twentieth Century” (Minnesota, F. Asher)

Ruembeli, Susanne, “Art as Tragicomedy: Martin Kippenberger and the End of the Avant-garde” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Ruff, Georgina, “Beyond Light and Space: How the Lamp Changes Everything” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Ryan, Tina Rivers, “McLuhan’s Bulbs: Light Art and the Dawn of New Media” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Sackeroff, Samuel, “The Liberal Image” (Yale, S. Zeidler)

Salas, Alexis, “The Artists and Projects of Temístocles 44 Projects (Mexico City, 1991–2003)” (Texas, Austin, C. Smith)

Salinger, Victoria, “Translating Mathematics: The Art of Hanne Darboven” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Sánchez Gómez, Antonio, “An Exotic Object and Its Places: The Thor Washing Machine in Barranquilla and Bogotá, 1906–1920” (Bard Graduate Center, D. Jaffee)

Sanchez, Michael, “The Rhine System: Germany and the Logistics of Contemporary Art around 1970” (Columbia, B. Joseph; R. Krauss)

Sands, Audrey, “Zones of Contention: Lisette Model and Creative Photography in Mid Twentieth-Century America” (Yale, C. Armstrong)

Sarvé-Tarr, Marin, “Seizing the Everyday: Lettrist Film and the French Postwar Avant-Garde, 1946–1954” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Sawyer, Drew, “Frame Work: The Contexts of Walker Evans” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Schafer, Susan, “Roma Anno Zero: Continuity and Change in Post-World War II Architecture in Rome” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Schiller, Emily, “Unsettled Masses: Transportation in American Art, 1929–1946” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Schmenner, William, “How to Hit the Ground: Habits of Seeing Motion in 1920s Slapstick Comedy” (Pennsylvania, K. Beckman)

Schoenberger, Janna, “Ludic Conceptualism: Art and Play in the Netherlands from 1959 to 1975” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Schroeder, Kristin, “How to Look Sachlich: Fashion and Objectivity in Weimar Germany” (Michigan, M. Biro)

Scott, Hallie, “Doing=Teaching: Interdisciplinary Pedagogy in California, 1966–1974” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Scruggs, Andrew, “Photo Riot! American Photographic Practices, 1962–1975” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Serrano, Blanca, “Between Limit and Possibility: Reflections on the Visual Culture of Recycling in 1990s Cuban Art” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Seymour, Brian, “Art Collecting and Shaping Publics at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: A Philadelphia Story” (Temple, G. Silk)

Shaw, Hannah R., “August Sander and the Photographic Conditions of Nazi-Era Germany” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Shirkey, Joshua, “Dance and/as Art in the United States, 1953–1979” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Shultz, Oliver, “Paul Thek’s Untimely Bodies, 1963–1988” (Stanford, P. Lee)

Silveri, Rachel, “The Art of Living in the Historical Avant-Garde” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Simon, Sydney Skelton, “Harry Bertoia and Postwar American Design Culture” (Stanford, P. Lee)

Smith, William, “Cinematic Borderlands: A Culture of Film in the Art of the 1960s” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Smither, Devon, “Bodies of Anxiety: The Nude in Modern Canadian Art, 1910–1950” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Sobol, Blythe, “Family Ties: The Patronage of the Family of Madame de Montespan in the Golden Age of Bastards” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Solano, Juanita, “Benjamin de la Calle and Meliton Rodriquez (History of Photography in Medellin, Colombia)” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Spaulding, Daniel, “No Experiments: Art in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1968–1989” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Stark, Trevor, “Total Expansion of the Letter: Cubism, Dada, Mallarmé” (Harvard, B. Buchloh; M. Gough)

Steverlynck, María-Laura, “The School of the South Experiment: The Pedagogy and Legacy of a New World Modernism” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Stout, Erin, “You, Me, We: The Techno-social Work of Tony Martin, 1960–70” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Sweet, Leah, “Defining (Neo) Dada: German Art of the 1950s and 1960s” (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Tahk, Kathleen, “A Revolution without Borders: The Soviet Art of the Latvian Riflemen, 1917–1938” (Northwestern, C. Kiaer)

Taylor, Phil, “Raoul Ubac’s Photographic Surrealism” (Princeton, A. McCauley)

Temkin, Susanna, “Une arte social y revolucionario (A Social and Revolutionary Art): Marcedo Pogolotti and the International Avant-Garde” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Teti, Matthew, “Terrorism in American Art, Media, and Popular Culture of the 1970s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Tifentale, Alise, “An International Style of Photography, 1952–1964” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Troeller, Jordan, “The Bauhaus in situ: The Place of Abstraction in Weimar Germany” (Harvard, M. Gough; B. Buchloh)

Tuite, Rebecca, “Nightwear in Hollywood Film and Television and the United States Nightwear Industry, 1945–1977” (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Tung, Stephanie, “Truth in Translation: Discourses of Photography in Republican Era China” (Princeton, J. Silbergeld)

Uslip, Jeffrey, “Mourning in America: Cady Noland and the Age of Reagan” (IFA/NYU, R. Slifkin)

Vangen, Michelle, “Left and Right: Politics and Images of Motherhood in Weimar Germany” (CUNY, R. Long)

Varet, Esther Kim, “Art INC: A Re-Assessment of the Art and Technology Program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art” (Columbia, A. Alberro)

Wallace, Amy C., “Experiments in Artistic Living: Artists’ Colonies in Canada and the United States, 1870–1930” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Walsh, Taylor, “Medium at the Margins: Bruce Nauman, 1965–1975” (Harvard, C. Lambert-Beatty, B. Buchloh)

Wang, Hahn-Chih, “The Profane and Profound: American Road Photography from 1930 to the Present” (Temple, G. Silk)

Warner, Emily S., “Painting the Abstract Environment: Abstract Murals in New York, 1935–1955” (Pennsylvania, M. Leja)

Waterman, Amanda, “Neo-Pre-Raphaelitism: The Final Generations” (Washington, S. Casteras)

Weaver, Alison, “The Beuys Effect: Joseph Beuys’ Reception in the United States” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Wei, Chu-Chiun, “Globalism and Identity in Taiwanese Contemporary Art, 1978–2009” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Weintraub, Sara, “From Design to Completion: The Transformation of US War Memorials on the National Mall” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Welch, Adam, “‘Borderline Research’: Art between Canada and the United States, 1965–1980” (Toronto, E. Legge)

Wheeler, Anne, “Language as Material: Rereading Robert Smithson” (IFA/NYU, J. Weiss)

White, Rachel, “Graphic Form: Vogue and the Politics of the Body, 1930–1950” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Wieck, Anna, “Painting, Popular Culture, Politics: Depicting Tradition on the Eve of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939)” (Michigan, A. Potts)

Wiesenberger, Robert, “Visible Language: Muriel Cooper at MIT” (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Williams, Robin, “Disparate Images, Juxtaposed: Viewing Joan Jonas’s Mirage” (Texas, Austin, A. Reynolds)

Williamson, Daniel, “Modern Architecture and Capitalist Patronage in Ahmedabad, India, 1947–1969” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Wilson, Alona, “Hughie Lee-Smith, African American Artist: Narrative Paintings, Jim Crow, and the Cold War” (Boston, P. Hills)

Woods-Puckett, Grace, “Artists and/in Victorian London: Networks and Questions of National Identity” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Woolsey, Caitlin, “Metabolic Archive: Henri Chopin and the Sounding of Collage in Postwar Paris” (Yale, C. Buckley)

Worsnick, Matthew, “Ambivalent Lines: Urban and Architectural Appropriations in Contested Italo-Yugoslav Territories, 1918–1954” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Wurzelbacher, Karli, “Picture Panes: American Modernism and Reverse Painting on Glass” (Delaware, W. Bellion; J. Hill)

Yang, Xiao, “Ethnicity, Gender, and Wartime Modern Chinese Painting (1931–1949)” (Northwestern, S. Fraser)

Yohalem, Hannah, “The Device: Objects, Bodies, and Words in Motion in Jasper Johns’s Art, 1954–1968” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Young, Allison, “‘Torn and Most Whole’: Zarina Bhimiji and the ‘Culture Wars’ on Britain, 1970–2002” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

Young, Gillian, “Electric Theater: Joan Jonas and the Emergence of Performance Art in the 1970s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Ziolkowski, Aaron, “Lobby Art during the Cold War” (Penn State, S. Rich)