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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Beardsley, Amanda, “Celestial Mechanics: Technologies of Salvation in American Mormonism” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough and P. Smart)

Blanco, Lluis, “The Baroque Sensorium: Televisual Ambience, Bioelectronics, and Ecstasy in Francoist Spain (1948-1982)” (Princeton University, S. Papapetros)

Cappetta, Andrew, “Pop/Art: The Birth of Underground Music and the British Art School, 1960-1980” (Graduate Center, CUNY, C. Bishop)

de Laforcade, Sonia, “Áudio-Visual: the Slide as Medium in Brazilian Art of the 1970s” (Princeton, I. Small)

Ewé, Tobias, “Expanding the Limits of Sound (Art): Non-human Objects Oriented towards the Sonic” (The University of British Columbia, T. Smith)

Lyons, Samantha, “Synaesthetic Dress: Episodes of Sensational Objects in Performance Art, 1955-1975” (University of Kansas, D. Cateforis)

Murphy, Benjamin, “Fieldwork: Problems of Observation in Latin American Video” (Princeton, I. Small)

Ruff, Georgina, “Beyond Light and Space: How the Lamp Changes Everything” (University of Illinois at Chicago, H. Higgins)

Shahi, Kimia, “Margin, Surface, Depth: Picturing the Contours of the Marine in Nineteeth-Century America” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Thomas, David, “Turn On, Tune In, Don’t Drop Out: The Cybernetic Environments of Pulsa” (Binghamton University, K. Hatch)

Yohalem, Hannah, “Movement and Arrest: Jasper Johns, 1954-1968” (Princeton, H. Foster)