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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2017

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Aguilar, Margarita, “Traditions and Transformations in the Work of Adal: Surrealism, El Sainete, and Spanglish” (Graduate Center, CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Bentley, Brian, “Popists of Underdevelopment: Brazilian New Figuration, 1963-1970” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Breatore, Mattthew, “Tansula do Amanal and Emilia Di Carakcauti , 1922-1930: Brazilian Art and Identity” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Crockett, Vivian, “’The skin of all’: The Racial Politics of an Anthropophagic Return in Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Pape” (Columbia University, K. Jones)

De Laforcade, Sonia, “Convictions: The Slide Lecture in Brazilian Art and Education, 1968-78” (Princeton, Small)

Fuentes, Elvis, “Bowling for Moscow: the relationship between Soviet visual culture and Cuban art, 1972-1994” (Rutgers University, J. Sharp)

Ledezma, Deanna, “The Fecundity of Family Photography” (University of Illinois at Chicago, J. Mekinda)

Lyver, Emily, “Abject City: Figuring Mexico City in the NAFTA Era” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Rivera Fellah, Nadiah, “Stills of Passage: Photography and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1978-1992” (Graduate Center, CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Romero, Rosalia, “Transborder Anarchism: Visual Culture in Greater Mexico, 1890-1940” (Duke University, E. Gabara)

Solano Roa, Juanita, “Benjamin de la Calle and Meliton Rodriquez (History of Photography in Medellin, Colombia)” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Turner, Madeline, “Women Artists in Mexico, 1975-1990” (Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Wolff, Lesley, “¡Guerra al metate!: The Visuality of Foodways in Postrevolutionary Mexico City (1920 - 1960)” (Florida State University, M. Carrasco)