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, 2007

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Adler, Fabienne, "First, Abandon the World of Pseudo Certainty: Theory and Practice of the 'Camera-based Image' in 1960s Japan" (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

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

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

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

Hioki, Naoko Frances, "The Color of Conversation: The Aesthetics of Jesuit Folding Screens in Momoyama and Early Tokugawa Japan (1549–1639)" (Graduate Theological Union, A. Garcia-Rivera)

Kim, Jiyeon, "Status and Identity: Gathering Paintings and Self-Representation of Late Chosŏn Chungin" (UCLA, B. Jungmann)

Kim, Soomin, "Performing Yayoi Kusama" (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Kunimoto, Namiko, "Portraits of the Sun: State and Subject in the Art of the Gutai Group" (UC Berkeley, G. Levine)

Lee, Jungsil, "Reconsidering the Body in Korean Modern Art: Ku Ponung's Body, World, and Art" (UCLA, B. Jungmann)

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)

Morishima, Yuki, "Portraits of Japanese Emperors: Their Political and Ritual Usages" (Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)

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

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

Pedersen, Hillary, "The Five Great Space Repository Bodhisattvas and Imperial Power in Ninth-Century Japan" (Kansas, S. Fowler)

Shepherdson-Scott, Kari, "Utopia/Dystopia: Japan's Image of the Manchurian Ideal" (Duke, G. Weisenfeld)

Snow, Hilary K., "Edo Period (1603–1868) Votive Paintings: Donation and Viewing Practices of Temple Ôema" (Stanford, M. Takeuchi)

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

Tsen, Hsuan, "Spectacles of Authenticity: The Internationalization of Mass Entertainment in Japan and America, 1890–1910" (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

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

Wu, Ching-Hsin, "A Buddhist Avant-Garde Painter: Koga Harue (1895–1933) and Modern Art in Japan" (UCLA, D. McCallum)

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

Yamamori, Yumiko, "The A. A. Vantine and Company: Japanese Handcrafts for the American Consumer, 1895–1920" (Bard Graduate Center, K. Ames)

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

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