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

Latin American/Caribbean Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2006

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Aldana, Erin Denise, "Urban Interventions: 3Nós3 and the City of São Paolo, 1979–1982" (UT Austin, J. Barnitz, A. Reynolds)

Barteet, C. Cody, "Colonial Contradictions in the Casa de Montejo and Mérida: Space, Society, and Self-representation at the Edge of Viceregal Mexico" (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

Breault, Emily, "The Mirror and the Mountain: Reflection and Light in the Colonial Churches of Cuzco, Peru" (Columbia, D. Freedberg, E. Pasztory)

Brice, Leslie, "Rezistans: Remembrance and Power in the Art of Haitian Vodo" (University of Maryland, S. Promey)

Brodsky, Estrellita, "Latin American Artists and Post-War Paris, 1950–70: Soto, Le Parc, and Clark" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar, E. Sullivan)

Buono, Amy, "Plumed Identities and Feathered Performances: Tupinambá Interculture in Early-Modern Brazil and Europe" (UC Santa Barbara, J. Peterson)

Cordero, Karen, "The Invention of Popular Art: A Paradigm for the Construction of Mexican Visual Culture, 1915–40" (Yale, M. Miller)

Depalma, John-Mark, "Jesuit Architecture" (Brown University, C. W. Zerner)

Desvernine Reed, Sara, "Havana: A Study in Interiors, Identities and Ideologies" (Delaware, B. Herman)

Donovan, Celeste, "María Izquierdo and Modern Mexican Religious Culture, 1940–47" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Elphick, Nenita Ponce De Leon, "Memory, Presence, and Power: The Social Life of Portraits in Peru" (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Engel, Emily A., "Facing Boundaries: Representing Identity and Imperial Authority in the Late-Colonial Portraiture of South America" (UC Santa Barbara, J. Peterson)

Fidelis, Gaudencio, "The Reception and Legibility of Contemporary Brazilian Art in the United States (1990–2005)" (SUNY Binghamton, A. D'Souza)

Gavilán, Ana Isabel Pérez, "A Mexican Jerusalem: The Sanctuary of Jesus of Nazareth at Atotonilco" (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Gonzalez, Cristina, "Landscapes of Conversion: Franciscan Politics and Sacred Objects in Late Colonial Mexico" (Chicago, T. Cummins)

Hernandez, Orlando, "Angels in the Americas: Paintings of Apocryphal Angels in Spain and the American Viceroyalties" (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

James, Erica, "What Good Are Roots If You Can't Take Them with You? Caribbean Art in the Global Imaginary" (Duke, R. Powell)

Lepage, Andrea, "The Arts of the Franciscan Colegio de San Andrés in Quito: A Process of Cultural (Re)formation" (Brown University, C. W. Zerner)

López-Durán, Fabiola, "Eugenics in the Garden: Medicine, Architecture and Landscape from France to Latin America in the Early Twentieth Century" (MIT, A. Dutta)

Lubowski, Alicia, "Humboldt and the Visual Representtion of South America" (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Montgomery, Harper, "Attracting New Audiences and Insulting Old Ones: Avant-Garde Exhibitions in Mexico City and Buenos Aires, 1924–1929" (Chicago, M. Ward)

Noel, Samantha, "Carnival Is Woman! Gender, Performativity and Power in the Trinidad Carnival" (Duke, R. Powell)

Panbehchi, Michael, "History Painting and the Battles of Alexander Farnese in Colonial Latin America" (Virginia Commonwealth, M. Schreffler)

Pozzi-Harris, Ana Jorgelina, "Peronism and Abstract Art in Argentina, 1943–1945" (UT Austin, J. Barnitz)

Quiles, Daniel, "Toward a Counterpublic Sphere: Argentine Conceptual Art, 1966–1976" (CUNY, R. Golan)

Reyes, Ana Mara, "Art at the Limits of Modernization: The Artistic Production of Beatriz González 1962–1978" (Chicago, M. Ward)

Rodriguez, Victor M., "Mimicry in Latin American Art and the Rhetoric of Modernist Art History" (Rochester, D. Crimp)

Rojas, Alejandra, "Flora Incognita: Knowledge and the New World in Four Sixteenth Century Herbals" (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Rojas, Miguel, "Cultural Maps, Networks and Flow in Contemporary Art. A Case Study: Third World Art and the Havana Biennale" (Pittsburgh, T. Smith)

Shtromberg, Elena, "Conceptual Encounters: Art and Information, Brazil (1968–1978)" (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

Small, Irene, "Hélio Oiticica and the Morphology of Things" (Yale, D. Joselit)

Solari, Amara "Ritualizing the Maya Landscape: The Transformation of Religious Ideologies in Pre and Post-Contact Izamal, Yucatan" (UC Santa Barbara, J. Peterson)

Tarver, Gina Maria McDaniel, "Isolated Iconoclasts and Ambitious Institutions: Early Colombian Conceptualism and its Antecedents, 1962–75" (UT Austin, J. Barnitz)

Thompson, Allison, "Arriving at the Caribbean: Constructing Visual Representations of Transatlantic and Transcultural Experience" (SUNY Stony Brook, B. Frank)

Winn, Paula, "Ecuador Effigy Mortars: Ritual and Tradition in Ancient Andean Sculpture" (Virginia Commonwealth, J. Farmer)