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

Japanese/Korean Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2006

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Bejarano, Shalmit, "Pictures of Agriculture and Sericulture in the Four Seasons" (Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)

Buckland, Rosina, "The Politics of Style: Orthodox Painting in Japan, 1850s–1890s" (IFA/NYU, M. Trede)

Covaci, Ive Aaslid, "The Ishiyamadera engi and the Representation of Dreams in Pre-Modern Japanese Art" (Yale, M. Yiengpruksawan)

Davis, Walter, "Wang Yiting and the Art of Sino-Japanese Exchange" (Ohio State, J. Andrews)

Foxwell, Chelsea, "Kano Hgai (1828–1888) and the Making of Modern Japanese Painting" (Columbia, M. McCormick)

Gungi, Naoko, "Amidaji: Mortuary Art, Architecture, Rites of Emperor Antoku's Temple" (Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)

Holmberg, Ryan, "Garo Manga, 1964–1972" (Yale, M. Yiengpruksawan)

Lee, Soyoung, "Influence and Reception: Ceramics and Culture from Southern Korea to Western Japan" (Columbia, M. Murase)

Loh, Joseph, "When Worlds Collide: Art, Cartography, and Spatial Imagination in Early Modern Japan" (Columbia, R. Harrist)

Moon, Virginia, "A Window into Modernity: The Korean National Treasure System and Korean Modern Art" (USC, M. Baker)

Morrisette, Lisa, "Tagasode: Whose Sleeves?" (Pittsburgh, A. Weis)

Mueller, Laura, "Entertaining Virtue: Gender, Personification, and the Naturalization of Confucianism in Edo Print Culture" (Wisconsin, Madison, Q. Phillips)

Nettleton, Taro, "Throw Out the Books, Get Out in the Streets: Subjectivity and Space in Underground Art in Japan in the 1960s" (Rochester, D. Crimp)

Ninomiya, Masumi, "Nationalizing Art, Constructing Asia: Okakura Kakuzo and India" (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

O’Leary, Thomas, "Tokyo Visions: Structuring Identity in Contemporary Japanese Photography" (USC, J. Reynolds)

Sakomura, Tomoko, "Pictured Words and Codified Seasons: Visualizations of Waka Poetry in Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Japan" (Columbia, M. McCormick, R. Harrist)

Snow, Hilary K., "Edo Period Votive Paintings: Production and Viewing Practices of Temple Ōema" (Stanford, M. Takeuchi)

Spurgeon, Janet Lee, "Constructing the Classical Japanese Past: History Paintings of the Meiji Period" (Wisconsin, Madison, Q. Phillips)

Takamatsu, Mari, "Painting, Theater, and Visual Experience in Early Modern Japan (1596–1644)" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay)

Tsuchikane, Yasuko, "Painting upon Buddhist Temples in Modern Japan: Murals and Sliding Door Paintings by Domto Insh (1891–1975)" (Columbia, M. McCormick)

Wu, Xiaojin, "Beyond Decoration: The Forms, Meanings and Functions of the Ink Bird-and-Flower Screens in Muromachi Japan" (Princeton, Y. Shimizu)

Yoshitake, Mika, "Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha and Bikyoto (1968–1974)" (UCLA, G. Baker, M. Kwon)

Zitterbart, Susan, "In and Out of Time and Space: Kumano Mandara as Visual Constructs of Transcendent and Worldly Powers" (Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)