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

North America
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2016

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

Franco, Joshua, “Marfa, Marfa: Minimalism, rasquachismo, and Questioning ‘Decolonial Aesthetic’ in Far West Texas” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

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

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

Klee, Jeffrey, “Building Order on Beacon Hill, 1790–1850” (Delaware, B. Herman)

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

McKelligan Hernández, Alberto, “Mónica Mayer: Translocality and the Development of Feminist Art in Contemporary Mexico” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Moon, Kavior, “From Site to Comparative Relations: Works by Michael Asher, 1976–1998” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

Palmor, Lauren, “Shadows and Light: Seeing Senescence in American and British Genre Painting, c. 1850–1910” (Washington, S. Casteras)

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

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

Roland, S. Zelda, “Human Resources: The Body of the Extra in Classical Hollywood, 1925–1940” (Yale, T. Barringer; J.D. Connor)

Ronan, Kristine, “Buffalo Dancer: The Biography of an Image” (Michigan, D. Doris)

Schade, Jill Baskin, “Picturing Freedom’s Shores: The Visual Culture of Liberian Colonization, 1821–1861” (Virginia, L. Nelson)

Schiller, Emily, “Unsettled Masses: Public Transportation in the Art of New York City, 1929–1941” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Smith, Laura Lake, “Imaging the In-between: The Serial Art of Richard Tuttle” (Georgia, I. Wallace)

Truitt, Andrea, “Experiencing the Otherworldly: Magazine Reading and Illustrations of Orientalist Domestic Space in the United States, 1880–1920 (Minnesota, J. Marshall)