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

Chinese Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2011

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Chiem, Kristen Loring, “Fashioning Identity: Hua Yan (1682–1756) and Art Production in Eighteenth-Century Hangzhou and Yangzhou” (UCLA, H. S. Lee)

Ching, Dora, “Icons of Rulership: Imperial Portraiture during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644)” (Princeton, W. Fong)

Finlay, John R., “‘40 Views of the Yuanming yuan’: Image and Ideology in a Qianlong Imperial Album of Poetry and Paintings” (Yale, R. Barnhart)

Hung, Ling-yu, “Pottery Production, Mortuary Practices, and Social Complexity of the Majiayao Culture in Northwest China (ca. 3300–2000 B.C.)” (Washington University, G. Bennett, T. Kidder)

Kim, Minku, “The Genesis of Image Worship: Epigraphic Evidence for Early Buddhist Art in China” (UCLA, L. von Falkenhausen, G. Schopen)

Li, Ai-lian, “Yang Weizhen (1296–1370) and the Social Art of Painting Inscriptions” (Kansas, A. McNair)

Sheng, Ruth, “The Development of Chinese Calligraphy in Relation to Buddhism and Politics during the Early Tang Era” (Florida, G. Lai)

Whiteman, Stephen, “Creating the Kangxi Landscape: Bishu Shanzhuang and the Mediation of Qing Imperial Identity” (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Wright, Amanda, “Qiu Ti’s Contributions to the Storm Society and the Intersection of Modernist Ideology, Public Receptivity, and Personal Identity for a Woman Oil Painter in Early Twentieth-Century China” (Kansas, M. Haufler)