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

Museum Practice/Museum Studies/Curatorial Studies/Arts Administration
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2017

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An, Jamin, “Tracing the Emergence of Contemporary Curatorial Practice, 1960s-1970s” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

Belford, Liora, “(Musical) Composition for Museum: The Curator as Composer /The Composer as Curator” (University of Toronto, E. Legge)

Cooley, Jessica A., “Crip Materiality: Disability, Plasticity, and the Art Institution after the Americans with Disabilities Act” (University of Wisconsin-Madison, J. Casid)

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

Ferguson, Brinker, “Recalibrating the Museum: The Politics of Stewardship and the Physical/Digital Repatriation of Te Hau-Ki-Turanga” (University of California Santa Cruz, S. Murray)

Graff, Julie, « Nouveaux réseaux de transmission culturelle chez les Inuit du Nunavik » (Université de Montréal, L. Vigneault)

Hobart, Aubrey, “Treasures and Splendors: Exhibiting Colonial Latin American Art in U.S. Museums, 1920-2020” (University of California, Santa Cruz, C. Dean)

Uner, Pinar, “An Analysis of Global Curatorial Methods: The Emergence and Crystallization of Istanbul Biennials” (University of Illinois at Chicago, E. Akcan and O. Harmanşah)

Kleinman, Sarah, “A Wider Turn: The Curatorial Practice and Exhibitions of Kynaston McShine” (Virginia Commonwealth University, M. Lindauer)

Musteata, Natalie, “From Radicality to Romanticism: The Institutionalization of the Artist as Curator, 1970-2010” (Graduate Center, CUNY, C. Bishop)

Park, Young-Sin, “The Chosŏn Industrial Exposition of 1915” (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)

Prater, Erika, “Through the Woods: Fairy Tales, Documenta, and Kassel’s Cultural Export” (University of Minnesota, J. Blocker).

Reilly, M. Alison “Redirecting the Modern Museum: James Johnson Sweeney’s Exhibition Practices in Mid-Century America” (Florida State University, A. Jolles)

Stritzler, Nina, “Architecture at MoMA, 1929-1949: Defining a Curatorial Practice” (Graduate Center, CUNY, R. Bletter)

Vazquez, Julia, “The Artist as Curator: Diego Velázquez, 1623-1660,” (Columbia University, D. Bodart, M. Cole)

Zhang, Xinyi. “The Orientalist Museum in Doha” (George Mason University, P. Smith)