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

Critical Theory/Gender Studies/Visual Studies
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2011

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Antoncic, Debra, “Oddballs and Eccentrics (les hirsutes et les excentriques): Art and Artists in the Popular Press in Post-War Canada” (Queen’s, Kingston, L. Jessup)

Cahill, Susan, “Contested Terrains: Visualizing the Nation within Global Military Conflicts” (Queen’s, Kingston, L. Jessup)

Geppert, Melissa, “Favela Effects: Brazilian Art at the Intersections of Community Development and Global Markets” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Grey, Anne, “The Collector as Arbiter of Art: A Phenomenological Investigation of Collectors’ Critical Judgment Development and Their Understanding of Art Toward a Theoretical Model for Appreciation and Criticism in Art Education” (University of Central Florida, T. Brewer)

Hill, Jason, “Artist as Reporter: The PM News Picture, 1940–1948” (USC, R. Meyer)

Houser, Craig, “The Politics of Scholarship: College Art Association and the Uneasy Relationship between Art and Art History, 1911–1945” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Holtzman, Dinah, “Portrait of the Postmodern Artist as Hysteric” (Rochester, J. Saab)

Jones, Zoë Marie, “A Transnational Bohemia: Dandyism and the Dance in the Futurist Art of Gino Severini, 1909–1914” (Duke, M. Antliff)

Khosrowjah, Hossein, “Unthinking the National Imaginary: The Singular Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami” (Rochester, S. Willis)

Leung, Godfrey, “The White Wall in Postwar Art: The Aesthetics of the Exhibition Space” (Rochester, R. Haidu)

Mann, Nicola, “The Death and Resurrection of Chicago’s Public Housing in the American Visual Imagination” (Rochester, J. Saab)

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

Oliver, Lisa, “Artful Visions: Aesthetic Possibility and Social Transformation in Zizek, Hardt and Negri, Foucault, and the New Relational Art” (Brown, D. Neumann)

Pass, Victoria, “Strange Glamour: Fashion and Surrealism in the Years between the World Wars” (Rochester, J. Berlo)