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

South/Southeast Asian Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2011

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Chandra, Aditi, “On the Becoming and Unbecoming of Monuments: Archaeology, Tourism, and Delhi’s Islamic Architecture (1828–1963)” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Gupta, Atreyee, “The Promise of the Modern: State, Culture, and Avant-Gardism in India (ca. 1930–1960)” (Minnesota, F. Asher)

Kamada, Yumiko, “Flowers on Floats: The Production, Circulation, and Reception of Early Modern Indian Carpets” (IFA/NYU, P. Soucek)

Maddipati, Venugopal, “Selfsame Spaces: Gandhi, Architecture, and Allusions in Twentieth-Century India” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Overton, Keelan, “A Collector and His Portrait: Book Arts and Painting for Ibrahim ‘Adil Shah II of Bijapur” (UCLA, I. Bierman-McKinney)

Ray, Sugata, “In the Name of Krishna: Temple Architecture, Pilgrimage Practices, and the Making of a Cultural Landscape in Vrindavan” (Minnesota, F. Asher)

Rice, Yael, “The Emperor’s Eye and the Painter’s Brush: The Rise of the Mughal Court Artist, ca. 1546–1627” (Pennsylvania, R. Holod)

Weinstein, Laura, “Between Iran and India: Golconda Painting of the Late 16th Century” (Columbia, V. Dehejia)