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

Eighteenth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2005

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Beauchamp-Byrd, Mora, “Hogarth's Progress: ‘Modern Moral Subjects’ in the Work of David Hockney, Lubaina Himid and Paula Rego” (Duke, R. Powell)

Caffey, Stephen Mark, “An Heroics of Empire: Anglophone History Painting 1756–1805” (UT Austin, J. Leoshko, S. Rather)

Campbell, Kristin E., “Taste and Nation: Spaces of Viewing in Britain, 1770–1895” (Queen's University, Kingston, J. Brooke, J. Helland)

De la Rosa, Gabriella, “Picturing the Colonial Enlightenment: Race, Identity and Difference in French Visual Culture, 1682–1804” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

Graybill, Lela, “The Wound and the Weapon: The Visual Culture of Violence in the Age of Reform, 1757–1832” (Stanford, M. Marrinan)

Holtzman, Deborah, “From Greek Myth to Oriental Fantasy: Staging the Bath in French Art from the Rococo to Orientalism” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Jones, Jennifer, “A Discourse on Drawings: Salon Culture and the Graphic Arts in Eighteenth-Century Paris” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Marcereau Degalan, Aimee, “Dangerous Beauty: Painted Canvases and Painted Faces in Eighteenth-Century Britain” (Case Western Reserve, A. Helmreich)

Martin, Meredith, “Dairy Queens: Sexuality, Space, and Subjectivity in Pleasure Dairies from Catherine de' Medici to Marie-Antoinette” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

McReynolds, Dan, “Policing the Palladian Canon: Redefining the Palladian Legacy in Eighteenth-Century Venice” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Mitchell, Elizabeth, “Mechanical Reproduction: Pregnancy and the Idea of Creativity in William Hogarth's Printmaking” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Bermingham)

Piotrowska, Anna, “Le Premier de son temps: Carle Vanloo (1705–1765) and the Dynamics of Eighteenth-Century French History” (IFA/NYU, C. Bailey, M. Westermann)

Rudy, Elizabeth, “Pierre-Paul Prud'hon and the Problem of Allegory circa 1800” (Harvard, H. Zerner)

Saska, Hope, “Theatricality and the Popular Print in Eighteenth-Century England” (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Smentek, Kristel, “Collecting in the Age of Enlightenment: Pierre-Jean Mariette and the Universal History of Art” (Delaware, N. Kallmyer)

Whedon, Pamela, “Sensing Watteau” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Whyte, Ryan, “The Evolution of the Petit Sujet in the Ancien Regime” (Toronto, W. McAllister Johnson)