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

Eighteenth Century
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2017

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Alt, Kasie, “Culture of Illusion: Landscape Gardens, Fabricated Ruins, and the Diorama, c. 1750 – 1850” (University of Texas at Austin, M. Charlesworth)

Casey, Emily, “Waterscapes: Representing the Sea in the American Imagination, 1750-1800” (University of Delaware, W. Bellion)

Desplanque, Kathryn, “Art, Commerce, and Caricature: Satirical Images of Artistic Life in Paris, 1750-1850” (Duke University, N. McWilliam)

DiSalvo, Lauren Kellogg, “Micromosaics: Souvenirs, Collective Memory, and the Reception of Antiquity on the Grand Tour” (University of Missouri, K. Slane and M. Yonan)

Helprin, Alexandra, “The Sheremetevs and the Argunovs: Art, Serfdom, and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Russia” (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Laux, Barbara M., “Claude III Audran, Modern Ornemaniste of the Rococo Style” (Graduate Center, CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Mayer, Tamar, “Consequences of Drawing: Self and History in Jacques-Louis David's Preparatory Practices” (University of Chicago, R. Ubl, M. Ward)

Presutti, Kelly, “Terroir after the Terror: Landscape and Representation in Nineteenth-Century France” (MIT, K. Smentek)

Ridlen, Michael Traver “Prud’hon’s Evolving Classicism” (The University of Iowa, D. Johnson)