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

Twentieth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2007

Show completed dissertations

Abbamontian, Ramela, "Armenian-American Artists: Forging a Diasporic Identity in Los Angeles" (UCLA, A. Boime)

Abbott, Janet, "The Barnett Aden Gallery: A Home for Diversity in a Segregated City" (Penn State, J. Robinson)

Aguirre, Mariana, "Artistic Collaboration in Fascist Italy: Ardengo Soffici and Giorgio Morandi" (Brown, H. Vanel)

Akšamija, Azra, "Our Mosques Are Us: Rewriting National History of Bosnia-Herzegovina through Religious Architecture" (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Alexandre, David, "Violence and Weimar Visual Culture: Embodying the Image of the First World War" (Toronto, L. Kaplan)

Ali, Atteqa, "Handle with Care: The Making of an Art History and a Nation in Pakistan" (UT Austin, J. Leoshko, A. Reynolds)

Allais, Lucia, "Will to War, Will to Art: Cultural Internationalism and the Modernist Aesthestics of Monuments, 1932–1964" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Alteveer, Ian, "The Rise of the Poststudio: A History of California Institute of the Arts, 1961–1980" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Álvarez-González, Manuel Fernando, "From Syndicalism to Imperialism: José Luis Sert and His Master Plans for Barcelona (1931–34) and Havana (1956–58)" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Ashe, Lisa Frye, "Scale, Size, and the Spaces of American Painting" (Virginia, H. Singerman)

Atwood Gibson, Eleanor, "Postwar Spectacles: The Zero Group" (Yale, C. Mehring, D. Joselit)

Austin, Nancy, "Industrialization and the Language of Art and Design" (Brown, D. Neumann)

Backer, Matthew, "Building a Brave New World: The Future Made Present at Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition, 1933–34" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Bailey, Robert, "A Late Avant-Garde: Art and Language, New York" (Pittsburgh, T. Smith)

Barrett, Jennifer, "The Power of the Ordinary: Contextualism, Regionalism, and 'the Everyday' in the Architecture of Alison and Peter Smithson" (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Barron-Duncan, Rachael, "Fashioning Surrealism: The Making of Radical Couture, 1925–1938" (Yale, C. Mehring)

Belasco, Daniel, "Women Who Made It: Pioneering Sculpture in the 1940s and 50s" (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Bennett, Chris, "Boetti and Pascali, Two Case Studies (1965–70): Revisiting Arte Povera after the Fall of the Berlin Wall" (Michigan, A. Potts)

Benus, Benjamin, "The Cologne Progressive Style and the Birth of the Modern Pictogram" (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Bible, Ann Vollmann, "Cakewalking into Representation: Gabriele Münter's America Travels (1898–1900) and Art of Dailiness" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Bilbo, Rebecca, "The Art Academy of Cincinnati: A Social, Cultural, and Institutional History" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Blokker, Johanna, "Kirchen in Trummern: World War II and the Reconstruction of the Church in Cologne, 1945–1963" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Boland, Lynn, "Dissonance in Modern Music and Art" (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Bourneuf, Annie, "The Visible and the Legible: On Paul Klee's Work and Reception, 1916–1922" (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Brooks, Leronn, "An Art of Resistance: The Legacy of Hale Woodruff (1900–1980)" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Brown, Sienna, "The Lithographs of Robert Rauschenberg" (Emory, J. Meyer)

Bryzgel, Amy, "New Avant-Gardes in East-Central Europe and Russia, 1987–1999" (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Burgess, Lana A., "Advancing American Art: Survival of an Idea" (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Burton, Johanna, "'The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Bush, Diana, "The Dialectical Object: John Heartfield, 1915–1938" (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Cantor, Karen, "Art and Life of Boris Artzybasheff" (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart)

Canwell, Jeremy, "Mystics and Moderns: Dissident Art in Estonia from 1968 to Glasnost" (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Caragol, Taina, "The Pendulum's Swing: Defining Latin American Art from New York Collections, Exhibitions, and Auction Houses, 1960–1990" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Carbonell-Coll, Gisela M., "A Spaniard in New York: Salvador Dalí and American Popular Culture, 1940–1948" (UIUC, J. Mendelson)

Carl, Katherine, "Aorist Avant-Garde: South Eastern European Art from 1965–1980" (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Caro, Julie Levin, "The Early Career of Allan Rohan Crite (1930–1950)" (UT Austin, L. Henderson, C. Smith)

Carrasco, Maria Carolina, "Art Hopes, Art Values: Evolution of the Genre of the Multiple since 1964" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Cavallero, Janet, "Photography and the Creation and Control of the Masses in 1930s Fascist Italy" (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Chaffee, Cathleen, "Troubling the Codes: Conceptual Art's Poetic Objects (Marcel Broodthaers, Robert Barry, Hanne Darboven)" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Chang, Alison, "Beyond the Body: The Female Nude in Edvard Munch's Late Work, 1912–1944" (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Chang, Christina, "The End of Painting" (Michigan, A. Potts)

Cheng, Joyce, "Fixed Ecstasy: The Figure of the Mask between Avant-Garde Criticism and Ethnology" (Chicago, R. Heller)

Chiong, Kathryn, "Lawrence Weiner: Words/Matter" (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Chlenova, Masha, "On Display: Transformations of the Avant-Garde in Soviet Public Culture, 1928–1933" (Columbia, C. Kiaer, B. Buchloh)

Churner, Rachel, "Gesamtmerzwerk: Kurt Schwitters and the Total Work of Merz" (Columbia, R. Krauss)

Ciurescu, Iolanda, "Constantin Brancusi et le débat sur le modernisme dans la critique d'art new yorkaise (1913–1944)" (Université de Montréal, N. Dubreuil)

Costanzo, Denise, "The Lessons of Rome: Architects at the American Academy, 1947–1966" (Penn State, C. Zabel)

Costello, Eileen Elizabeth, "Between the Easel and the Mural: The Dissolution of Abstract Expressionist Painting into the Realm of Architecture" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Cousins, Charlotte Jane, "The Shaping of Constantin Brancusi: Formalism and 'Influence' in the Early 20th Century" (UT Austin, R. Shiff, J. Leoshko)

De Armendi, Nicole, "Shifting Perception: Labyrinths and the Rise of Phenomenology in American Art of the 1960s and 1970s" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Dennis, Sarah K., "A Pictures Aesthetic: Louise Lawler, Three Decades" (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Desgagnés, Alexis, "Que faire? Émancipation et lutte des classes dans l'iconographie révolutionnaire russe, 1861–1905" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Diack, Heather, "The Benefit of the Doubt: An Aporetic Approach to Conceptual Art and Photography, 1965–1980" (Toronto, L. Kaplan)

Diaz, Eva, "Chance and Design: Experimental Art at Black Mountain College" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Donovan, Celeste, "María Izquierdo and Modern Mexican Religious Culture, 1940–1947" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Dossin, Catherine Julie Marie, "'I Like America & America Likes Me': Artistic Exchanges between France, Germany, and the United States, 1945–1989" (UT Austin, R. Shiff, K. Arens)

Douberley, Amanda Ann, "The Corporate Model: Sculpture, Architecture, and the American City, 1954–1969" (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Drozdek, Justyna, "A Taste for Paris: The Modernist Dialogue between France and 'Young Poland,' 1890–1914" (Case Western Reserve, A. Helmreich)

Dubs, Jason, "Staging the Social Spectacle: Collectivism, Conceptual Strategies, and Cultural Politics in Latin America, 1961–1981" (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan, R. Storr)

Dudley, Helen M., "Fascist Regionalisms: The Cultural Politics of Stropaese in Interwar Italy" (Emory, C. Poling)

Dumett, Mari, "Corporate Imaginations: The Fluxus Collective in the Age of Multinational Capitalism" (Boston, C. Jones)

Durham, Dennis, "'Vancouver Conceptual Art from N.E.THING CO. to Jeff Wall: The Transformation of Art Practice through Pedagogy" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Ekardt, Philipp, "'Eher eine Rüsche am Kleid': Real-Time Images, from Benjamin to Gerhard Richter" (Yale, D. Joselit)

Elcott, Noam, "Cameraless Modernisms: Art, Media, Photograms" (Princeton, C. Armstrong)

Enderle, Melanie, "The Canvas as Stage: The Spectacle of the American Theater, ca. 1895–ca. 1940" (University of Washington, S. Casteras)

Evans, Yates, "Doors and Windows: Eastern Philosophy and Western Aesthetics in the Art of Ray Johnson" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Fisher, Joshua F., "The Spiral Jetty in the Landscape of Time and Space" (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Foa, Michelle, "Rethinking the Oeuvre: Georges Seurat's Figure Paintings, Landscapes, and Drawings" (Princeton, C. Armstrong)

Folland, Thomas, "Robert Rauschenberg's Combines and a Queer Neo-Avant-Garde: 1954–59" (UCLA, G. Baker)

Gand, Elizabeth, "Helen Levitt and Representations of Childhood, ca. 1940" (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Gasparavicius, Gediminas, "Neue Slowenische Kunst: Slovene Neo-Avant-Garde Art and the Socio-Cultural Imagination of the 1980s" (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Gilderhus, Kirsten, "Karl Hubbuch: Drawings and Graphic Works, 1927–1930" (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Gopinath, Gabrielle, "Figuration and Disappearance in the Work of Bruce Nauman, 1969–1990" (Yale, A. Nemerov, D. Joselit)

Graber, Lauren, "Gruppe SPUR: Art and Dissent in West Germany during the Cold War" (Michigan, M. Biro)

Greene, Nikki, "The Rhythm of Glue, Grease, and Grime: Body and Indexicality in the Works of Romare Bearden, David Hammons, and Renée Stout" (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Gu, Yi, "The Interaction between Art Photography and Chinese Traditional Painting: 1920–1940" (Brown, H. Vanel)

Gustafson, Donna, "At Home in the Sixties: Images of the Home in American Art, 1960–1970" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Hamill, Sarah, "David Smith in Two Dimensions: Sculpture, Photography, and Space" (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Hand, Stacy, "Abstraction and Einfühlung: Biomorphic Fantasy and Embodied Aesthetics in the Work of Hermann Obrist, August Endell, and Their Followers" (Chicago, T. Gunning)

Hannah, Caroline, "Betweeen Art, Craft, and Design: Henry Varnum Poor and the Making of a Modern American Artist" (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Harris, Lindsay, "Reframing the Vernacular: Photography, Architecture, and the Construction of Italian Modernism, 1936–1951" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen, R. Storr)

Hartzell, Freyja, "Delight in Sachlichkeit: Richard Riemerschmid and the Thingliness of Things" (Yale, E. Cooke Jr.)

Haskell, Caitlin Welsh, "A Painter without a Problem: Critical Evaluations of Henri 'Le Douanier' Rousseau, 1910–1960" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Hatch, Kevin, "Looking for Bruce Conner: Assemblage, Films, Drawings, 1957–1967" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Haxall, Daniel, "Politics, Form, and Identity in Abstract Expressionist Collage" (Penn State, S. Rich)

Hellstein, Valerie, "The Politics of Metaphysics: Abstract Art and Spirituality after World War II" (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart)

Henderson, Julie, "Signal Terrorism: Television and Violence in 1970s Video" (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Hensley, Christal, "The Cult of Personality: Gertrude Stein and the Development of the Object Portrait in the American Visual Arts" (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Henson, Dennis, "Beyond Warhol's 15 Minutes: Pop Art, Pop Music, 'the Media,' and Fame" (Missouri, J. Klein)

Heuer, Elizabeth, "Going Postal: Surrealism and the Discourses of Mail Art" (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Hickman, Caroline Mesrobian, "Clare Leighton (1898–1989): A Wood Engraver's Impressions of Agrarian Life in England and the American South" (UNC Chapel Hill, A. Marks)

Hill, Joe, "Biennials on the Brink: New International Contemporary Art Festivals, 1984–2004" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Hinderliter, Beth, "The Space of Painting: Kurt Schwitters and El Lissitzky" (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Hixson, Kathryn Ann, "Body to Image: The 1970s" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Huebner, Karla, "Eroticism, Identity, and Cultural Context: Toyen and the Prague Avant-Garde" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Hylton, Jennifer Sherlock, "The Seurat Effect" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Jackson, Paul, "Audience, Communication, and Public Values in Abstract Expressionism" IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

James, Linda, "The Decadent Dandyism of the Work of Yves Klein" (Wisconsin, Madison, B. Buenger)

Jara, Jeff, "A Fine Tradition: Folk Art and the Development of Modernist American Art, 1900–1940" (Delaware, A. Gibson, M. Leja)

Johnson, Danielle, "Salvador Dalí and René Magritte, 1928–36" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Jones, Zoe, "A Transnational Bohemia: Dandyism, Eroticism, and Transgression in the Futurist Art of Gino Severini" (Duke, M. Antliff)

Jordan, Sharon, "Men in the Paintings of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner" (CUNY, R. Long)

Jozefacka, Anna, "Rebuilding of Warsaw: Architecture, Urban Planning, and Ideology in Postwar Poland (1945–1970)" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Kaiserlian, Michelle, "Artistic Responses to The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám in Great Britain and the United States, c. 1900–1940" (Indiana, Bloomington, M. Facos)

Kajiya, Kenji, "Unfolding Modernism: Reconsidering Clement Greenberg's Art Criticism and the Paintings of Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, and Kenneth Noland, 1948–1961" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Kalinsky, Yelena, "Collective Actions: Moscow Conceptualism, Performance, and the Archive, 1976–1995" (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Kart, Susan, "Fetish, Figure, Frame: Sokari Douglas Camp, Moustapha Dimé, and Renée Stout on the 'African' Body in Art" (Columbia, E. Hutchinson, B. Lawal)

Kato, Yukiko, "The Energetics of Color: Art, Anarchism, and French Neo-Impressionist Theories of Vision and Volition, 1880–1914" (Duke, M. Antliff)

Katz, Ariela, "The Maison du Peuple: Modernity and Working-Class Identity in French Architecture and Urbanism" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Kee, Joan, "Points, Lives, Encounters: The Paintings of Lee Ufan and Park Scubo" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay, R. Storr)

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

King, Jennifier, "Michael Asher and the Art of Infrastructure: Space, Cities, Institutions" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Kitnick, Alex, "New Monumentality and the Restructuring of the Arts" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Klich, Lynda, "Stridentism and the Visual Arts: Avant-Garde and National Identity in Post-Revolutionary Mexico, 1921–1930" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Kohn, Adrian Michael, "Seeing Los Angeles Minimalism, 1958–1972" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Kowell, Masha, "Cutting-Edge: The Paradigm of the Cut in the Russian Avant-Garde (1908–1928)" (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Kreinik, Juliana, "New Objectivity in German Art: The Camera and Modernity in the Weimar Era" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Kroiz, Lauren, "New Races, New Media: The Struggle for a Modern American Art, 1890–1925" (MIT, C. Jones)

Kuo, Michelle, "'To Avoid the Waste of a Cultural Revolution': Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), 1966–1979" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Kurtovic, Nikolina, "Communist Stardom in the Cold War and Beyond: Josip Broz Tito in Western and Yugoslav Photography, 1940–1980" (Toronto, E. Legge)

Lang, Colin, "Room 19, 1966–1969" (Yale, D. Joselit)

Ledezma, Juan, "Gustav Klutsis, El Lissitzky, and the October Group: Montage and the Post-History of the Constructivist Object in Russia's 'Reconstruction Period' (1928–1932)" (Columbia, C. Kiaer, B. Buchloh)

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

Lee, Kee-Lee, "Sur Vampyr: Theresa Hak Kyang Cha and the Cultural Para-Sites of the Korean Diaspora" (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

Lee, Yulin, "Architectural Responses to Contemporary Art: Four Cases of Contemporary Art Museums in Japan in the 1990s" (IFA/NYU, J. Hay, J-L. Cohen)

Leeuwrik, Linda, "Blue Riders of the Apocalypse: Kandinsky and Marc in the German Apocalyptic Tradition" (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel)

Lima, Benjamin, "Wolf Vostell's Décollage and the Forms of Destruction, 1958–1972" (Yale, D. Joselit)

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

Lourie, Ariane, "Modernism's Entrepreneurs: European Design Firms and the Market, 1930–1950" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Luke, Megan, "Perverse Aesthetics and Stolen Goods: Kurt Schwitters in Exile" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Macchiavello, Carla, "Marking the Territory: Performance, Video, and Conceptual Graphics in Chilean Art, 1975–1985" (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Mahdi, Fatima, "Representing the Middle Ages at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1870–1940" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Mangini, Elizabeth, "Arte Povera, 1968–1978: An Argument for an Italian Avant-Garde" (CUNY, R. Golan)

Markovitz, Holly, "Reframing the Frontier: Rephotography, Repetition, and Return" (Boston, K. Sichel)

Martegani, Micaela, "Costantino Nivola's Public Work: Art, Architecture, and Social Utopia" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Martin, Courtney J., "Cyclones in the Metropole: British Art, 1976–1989" (Yale, T. Barringer)

McEwen, Abigail, "The Practice and Politics of Cuban Abstraction, c. 1952–1963" (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

McGuire, Heather, "John Baldessari: Blasted Allegories" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

McManus, William, "'When we made movies just to make them': Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Mikulinsky, Alma, "The Chisel and the Lens: Picasso, Brassaï, and the Photography of Sculpture, 1933–1948" (Toronto, E. Legge)

Milkova, Liliana, "Between Painting and Photography: Soviet Underground Art, 1970–1980" (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi)

Minioudaki, Kalliopi, "Women in Pop: Difference and Marginality" (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Mitzen, Anne, "Gender, Modernism, and Regionalism: The Promotion and Reception of Künstlerinnen in the Rhineland, 1890–1925" (Brown, H. Vanel)

Monahan, Anne, "Form and Content: Politics and Figuration in American Art of the 1960s" (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Montgomery, Harper, "New Venues, New Audiences: Avant–Garde Exhibitions in Mexico City and Buenos Aires during the 1920s" (Chicago, M. Ward)

Moore, Jordana E., "Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Language of Creativity" (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Mowris, Peter, "Surrealism and the Science of Mental Imagery and Hallucination" (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Muller, Gabriela, "Abstraction on the Move: The Medium of the German Absolute Film" (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Murachanian, Jean, "Léon Tutundjian: Trauma, Identity, and Modern Art in the Aftermath of Genocide" (UCLA, A. Boime)

Murayama, Nina, "Donald Judd's Furniture, From Do-It-Yourself to the Art of Lifestyle" (CUNY, A. Chave)

Nakamori, Yasufumi, "Imagined City: Architecture, Photography, and Interdisciplinary Practice from the 1960s Japan" (Cornell, I. Dadi)

Necol, Jane, "Matisse and His Books: Transcending Limits" (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Neely, Evan, "Cy Twombly and the Ethics of Painting" (Columbia, D. Freedberg, D. Rosand, B. Joseph)

Neil, Jonathan, "Carl Andre, Richard Serra, the Problem of Materials, and the Picture of Matter" (Columbia, B. Buchloh, R. Krauss)

Nelson, Adele, "The São Paulo Biennial and Latin American Artistic Exchange, 1951–1969" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr, E. Sullivan)

Nigro, Carol, "Cy Twombly's Italian Journey: Histories and Myths for a Modern Era" (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Nisbet, James, "Land Is Not the Setting: The Lightning Field and Environments, 1960–1980" (Stanford, P. Lee)

Nygard, Travis, "The Art of Agribusiness: How Visual Culture Shaped Grain Production in the U.S., 1893–1943" (Pittsburgh, K. Savage)

O'Dea, Rory, "From the Spiritual to Science Fiction: The Irrational World of Robert Smithson" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Olds, Kirsten, "Radical Collectivities: North American Artists' Groups, 1965–1978" (Michigan, A. Potts)

Orenduff-Bartos, Lillian, "Polish Symbolism and Negotiations of Modernity" (CUNY, E. Braun)

Oshima, Tetsuya, "The Figure Reemerging: Jackson Pollock's Cut-Outs, 1948–1956" (CUNY, G. Levin)

Ospina, Dana S., "Writ Large: Instances of Kinetic Public Art in Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela, 1965–1975" (Stanford, P. Lee)

Paik, Tricia, "Ellsworth Kelly: The New York Years, 1954–1969" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Parsons, Sara-Jayne, "Liminal Britain: Place and Memory in British Photography since 1979" (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth)

Peiffer, Prudence, "Routine Extremism: Ad Reinhardt and Modern Art" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois)

Pepper, Ian, "On the Difference between Serialism and Seriality in the Visual" (Columbia, R. Krauss)

Perrill, Elizabeth, "Contemporary Zulu Ceramics 1960s–Present: An Aesthetic Respect" (Indiana, Bloomington, P. McNaughton)

Perry, Weena, "America in Ruins: Photography and the Making of National Meanings" (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart)

Pobocha, Paulina, "Tadeusz Kantor: Painting and Theater, 1939–1990" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Polednik, Marcelle, "Painting over Time: Constructing Temporality in the Work of Amselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke, and Gerhard Richter" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Portnoy, Scott, "Abstraction Reduced: The Monochrome in American Painting, 1949–1963" (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Price, Marshall, "John Ferren and the Development of Abstraction" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Proctor, Jacob, "Cold War Cut-Ups: Collage, Found Footage, and Expanded Cinema as Alternative Public Sphere" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

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

Rapp, Karen M., "Not the Romantic West: Site-Specific Art, Globalization, and Contemporary Landscape" (Stanford, P. Lee)

Rees, Anastasia, "'Notes from the Underground': Dissident Cultural Communities in Czechoslovakia: 1965–1989" (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Reynolds, Rebecca, "Sculpture Parks, Sculpture Gardens, and Site-Specific Practices in the U.S., 1965–1991" (Chicago, M. Ward)

Richter, Till, "Contemporary Art: Art Historical and Market Criteria" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Rippner, Samantha, "Vija Clemins in Context: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints, 1964–1994" (CUNY, M. Hadler)

Roach, Leigh Anne, "A Positive, Popular Art: Sources, Structure, and Impact of Gyorgy Kepes's Language of Vision" (Florida State, K. Bearor)

Robbins, Christa, "Re-Valuing Privacy in 1960s American Art" (Chicago, D. English)

Roberts, Sarah Rehm, "Englishness, Abstraction, and Surrealism: Modern Art in England, 1932–1936" (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Robinson, Julia, "In the Event of George Brecht: Chance Encounters of the Readymade, Cage, Fluxus, and Conceptual Art" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Roethke, Leigh, "A Passion for Spain: Españolismo in American Visual Culture" (Minnesota, K. A. Marling)

Roldan, Deborah, "España Negra: Tradition in Spanish Painting" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Romanenko, Katerina, "The Role of the Soviet Periodical Press in the Acculturation of the 'Masses,' 1928–1941" (CUNY, R. Long)

Romberg, Kristin, "Gan's Constructivism" (Columbia, C. Kiaer)

Rompilla, Denise, "From Hiroshima to the Hydrogen Bomb: American Artists Witness the Birth of the Atomic Age" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Root, Nicole, "The Inassimilable: Mike Kelley's Poetics of the Low" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Roth, Lynette, "The Cologne Progressives: Political Painting in Weimar Germany" (Johns Hopkins, B. Doherty, M. Fried) –

Rottner, Nadja, "Claes Oldenburg and the Emergence of the 'Happening'" (Columbia, J. Rajchman, R. Krauss, B. Joseph)

Saletnik, Jeffrey, "Pedagogy, Modernism, and Media Specificity: The Bauhaus, John Cage, and Fluxus" (Chicago, R. Heller)

Schafer, Susan, "Roma Anno Zero: Continuity and Change in Post-World War II Architecture in Rome" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Schmiedekamp, Ashley, "Picturing the Cosmos: Surrealism and Astronomy, 1920s–1940s" (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Schulman, Daniel, "African American Art and Artists in Chicago, 1893–1945" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Schwartz Simon, Malka, "The Space of Production: Brooklyn and Creation of an Urban Industrial Landscape" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Scott, Sascha, "Paintings of Pueblo Indians and the Politics of Preservation in the American Southwest" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Scott, Victoria H. F., "Silkscreens and Television Screens: Maoism and the Posters of May 1968 in Paris" (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

Sels, Kim, "Assembling Identity: The Object-Portrait in American Art, 1917–1927" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Shaffer, Michael, "Dan Graham's Video Installations of the 1970s" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Shane, Robert, "A Psycho-social Investigation of the Role of Pop Culture Imagery in the Art of Paul McCarthy" (SUNY Stony Brook, D. Kuspit)

Shelby, Karen, "Conflicted Nationalism and World War I: Belgian Memory and Memorial Design" (CUNY, H. Senie)

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

Smith, Laura, "Obscuring the Distinctions, Revealing the Divergent Visions: Modernity and Indians in the Early Works of Kiowa Photographer Horace Poolaw, 1925–1945" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Sorkin, Jennifer, "Live Form: Gender and Performance Craft, 1940–1970" (Yale, D. Joselit)

Spicer, Frank, "'Just What Was It That Made Our Art So Different, So Appealing?' Case Studies of the Critical Reception of American Avant-Garde Painting in London, 1950–1964" (Case Western Reserve, E. Landau)

Stanners, Sarah, "Going British and Being Modern in the Visual Art Systems of Canada (1906–1976)" (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Stetler, Pepper, "Bound Vision: Reading the Photograph in the Book in Weimar Germany" (Delaware, M. Werth)

Stob, Jennifer, "The Internationale Situationniste and the Cinematic Image" (Yale, D. Joselit, D. Andrew)

Stokic, Jovana, "The Body Beautiful: Women's Self-Representations and the Shifting Currents of Feminism, 1970–2000" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar, L. Nochlin)

Strahl-Allen, Lisa, "Gender Construction and Manifestation in the Art of Elaine de Kooning" (Temple, G. Silk)

Stuart, Carolyn, "American Autoscapes: The View from the Road, 1920–1949" (UCLA, S. Nelson)

Styker, Eric M., "After the Blitz: Figuration and Space in Postwar London" (Yale, T. Barringer)

Sudul, Jennifer, "The Early Works of Niki de Saint Phalle" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr, L. Nochlin)

Susik, Abigail, "The Vertigo of the Modern: Surrealism and the Outmoded" (Columbia, R. Krauss, B. Joseph)

Sweet, Leah, "Defining (Neo) Dada: German Art of the 1950s and 1960s" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Tarver, Gina Maria Mcdaniel, "Isolated Iconoclasts and Ambitious Institutions: Early Colombian Conceptualism and Its Antecedents, 1962–1975" (UT Austin, J. Barnitz)

Tegrotenhuis, Meredith A., "Stablizing the City: Berenice Abbott's Photographs and Urban Representation in the 1930s" (Northwestern, C. Lambert)

Tentler, Gregory, "Piero Manzoni (1956–1963)" (Pennsylvania, C. Poggi, K. Beckman)

Thomas, Bragan, "Naked Fascism? Body Politics and the Male Nude in German Sculpture of the Third Reich" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Tierney, Cristin, "Domesticating Modern Art: Aspects of the Promotion of Modern Art in the United States, ca. 1905–1936" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Toteva, Maia Todorova, "Language Use in Conceptual Art: Eastern European and North American Strategies" (UT Austin, R. Shiff)

Toth, Edit, "Situating the Subject: Hungarian Modernism in Revolution. Budapest-Vienna-Berlin, 1918–1923" (Penn State, N. Locke)

Travis, Amber, "Theatres of War, Torture, and Duress: Leon Golub's Mercenaries, Interrogations, and White Squads: 1979–1987" (Northwestern, S. Eisenman)

Tseng, Li-Lin, "Melodrama as Modernity in Early Chinese Cinema: A Case Study in the Works of Zheng Zhengqiu and His Shanghai Contemporaries, 1922–1937" (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Vallye, Anna, "The Mid-Century Artist-Intellectual in America: Josef Albers, Walter Gropius, Gyorgy Kepes" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll, R. Martin, J. Ockman)

Van Hoesen, Brett M., "Weimar Re-visions of Germany's Colonial Past: Max Pechstein, Hannah Höch, László Moholy-Nagy" (Iowa, C. Adcock)

Van Scoy, Susan, "Family Feuds: Modernism, Feminism, and the Photography of Tina Barney" (SUNY Stony Brook, J. Monteyne)

Vazquez, Edward, "Aspects: The Art of Fred Sandback" (Stanford, P. Lee)

Vujosevic, Tijana, "Everyday Spaces in Urban Soviet Russia, 1917–1939" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Walker, Lanitra, "Pictures That Satisfy: Modernist Discourses and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Nation in the Art of Irma Stern (1894–1966)" (Duke, R. Powell)

Walz, Jonathan Frederick, "Abstract Portraiture and the American Avant-Garde, 1912–1927" (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Warak, Melissa Christine, "Sound Exchange: Interactions of Music and Art, 1955–1976" (UT Austin, L. Henderson)

Weathers, Chelsea Lea, "Shooting Underground: Andy Warhol's Cinema and the Making of a Public Image, 1963–1966" (UT Austin, A. Reynolds)

Weiler, Derek, "Saying 'I': John Cage, Richard Hamilton, and Proto-Conceptual Art" (IFA/NYU, R. Storr)

Weiss, Francine, "Visual Verses: Modernist Collaborations of American Artists and Poets, 1921–1946—Charles Demuth and William Carlos Williams, Walker Evans and Hart Crane, Edward Weston and Walt Whitman, Andrew Wyeth and Robert Frost" (Boston, P. Hills, K. Sichel)

Weiss, Kirsten, "The Face of the German House: Cultural Fantasy in 20th-Century Architectural Photography" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Weller, Rebecca, "The Los Angeles Look: Light, Space, and Phenomenology, 1962–1974" (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Wendt, Pan, "Divided and Connected: The Group Clothing Works of James Lee Byars, Michelangelo Pistoletto, and Franz Erhard Walther, 1967–1970" (Yale, D. Joselit, C. Mehring)

Widrich, Mechtild, "Performative Monuments: Public Art and Commemoration in Postwar Europe" (MIT, C. Jones, M. Buskirk)

Wijegoonaratna, Michele, "Tradition, Innovation, and National Identity in Otto Dix's Portraits and Self-Portraits, 1912–1927" (IFA/NYU, R. Lubar)

Williams, Alena, "Movement in Vision: Cinema, Aesthetics, and Modern German Culture, 1915–30" (Columbia, J. Crary)

Williams, Thomas, "Pop Art, Youth Culture, and Social Change in the 1960s" (SUNY Stony Brook, J. Katz)

Williamson, Daniel, "Modern Architecture and Local Culture in Ahmedabad, 1947–1968" (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen)

Wolf, Vanessa, "Surplus Feeling: War and Remembrance in Lee Bonecou's Wall Reliefs, 1958–1966" (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Woodruff, Lily, "Can the Bourgeoisie Speak? Utopia and Dystopia in the Art and Politics of Nouveau Réalisme" (Northwestern, H. Feldman)

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

Yamamura, Midori, "Yayoi Kusama: Biography and Cultural Confrontation, 1945–1969" (CUNY, A. Chave)

Young, Lisa Jaye, "All Consuming: Weimar Photography and the Aesthetics of Americanization, 1923–33" (CUNY, G. Batchen)