Dissertations

Completed Dissertations

Advanced Filters
"According to the Polish Sky and Customs": Theories of Architecture and Art in Early Modern Poland
2005
"Ein Liebhaber aller freyen khünst": Bonifaz Wolmut and the Architecture of the European Renaissance
2016
The "Hispanorvm" Coins: Problems in Sicilian Numismatics and History
1958
"Nation in the Making": Art, Politics, and Statecraft in Jamaica after 1962
2024
"Singular Skill and Beauty": Antonello da Messina Between North and South
2011
A "Sublime Art": Akinola Lasekan and Colonial Modernism in Nigeria
2021
"The Goddess of the Lo River": A Study of Early Chinese Narrative Handscrolls
1987
"The most beautiful Punchinelli in the world": A comprehensive study of the Punchinello Drawings of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
2012
Abraham Van Diepenbeeck
1974
Abstract-Expressionist Painting in America: An Interpretation Based on the Work and Thought of Six Key Figures
1956
The Adam Style in America: 1770–1820
1967
Aegidius Sadeler (c.1570–1629): Drawings, Prints, and Art Theory
1990
Aesthetics and Symbolism of Late Byzantine Church Facades, 1204–1453
2004
The Aesthetics Of Alterity: Imaging The Foreign Other In Jiangnan And Coastal China, 1550s–1660s
2024
Afro-Brazilian Architecture in Southwest Colonial Nigeria (1890s–1940s)
2017
The Aisled Tetraconch
1967
The Alchemy of Drawing: Bartholomaus Spranger at the Court of Rudolf II
1997
Alessandro Sforza and Pesaro: A Study in Urbanism and Architectural Patronage
1983
Alpine Sanctuaries: Topography, Architecture, and Decoration of Early Medieval Churches in the Bishopric of Chur
1999
Ambrogio Figino: A Study in Eclectic Mannerism
1963
America as Landscape: Marsden Hartley and New Mexico, 1918–1924
2005
Ancient Conceptions of the Body and the Canon of Polykleitos
1987
Ancient Egypt and Egyptian Antiquities in Italian Renaissance Art and Culture
1997
Andrew Jackson Downing
1950
Angelica Kauffman
1968
Animal Themes in the Painting of Eugène Delacroix
1984
Anton Raphael Mengs and Neoclassicism: His Art, His Influence and His Reputation
1968
The Apparently Marginal Activities of Marcel Duchamp
2013
The Archaeology of Early Greek "Hero Cult"
1987
Architectural Agency and the Construction of Athenian Democracy
2012
The Architectural History of Auxerre Cathedral
1984
The Architectural Ornament of Louis Sullivan and His Chief Draftsmen
1968
Architectural Preservation: American Development and Antecedents Abroad
1966
The Architectural Theories of Francesco di Giorgio
1971
Architectural Translations: Giuseppe Barberi (1746–1809) Between Rome and Paris
2012
The Architecture of English Theatres: 1760–1860
1966
The Architecture of George Dance the Younger
1971
The Architecture of Islamic Iran: The Il Khanid Period
1949
Aristocratizing the Community: Roger Fenton and British Photography in the 1850's
2004
The Art and Ritual of Childbirth in Renaissance Italy
1995
Art and the Conventional Life in Renaissance Venice: The Monastery Church of Santa Caterina de'Sacchi
2005
The Art of Confessionalism: Picturing Lutheran, Reformed, and Catholic Faith in Northwest Germany, 1580–1618
2019
The Art of Robert Motherwell during the 1940's
1985
The Art of the Bamboccianti
1984
The Art of the Ensemble: The Tsukubusuma Sanctuary, 1570–1615
1994
Art, Astrology, and the Apocalypse: Visualizing the Occult in Post-Reformation Germany
2015
Artist-Makers: Professional Art Training in Mid-Nineteenth-Century New York City
2002
Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to His Times
1966
Assembling "Korea": Peninsular Arts in Sixteenth-Century Japan
2021
At the Threshold of the Heavens: The Narthex and Adjacent Spaces in Middle Byzantine Churches of Mount Athos (10th–11th Centuries)—Architecture, Function, and Meaning
2017

In Progress Dissertations

Advanced Filters
"A Virile School of Art”: History and Aesthetics of the Nsukka School (1971–1999)
Iheanyichukwu Onwuegbuch
2023
"Our Decorative Scheme": Abstraction and Subversion in the Designs of the Omega Workshops, 1913–1919
Ryan Reineck
2014
"Right Matter in the Right Place": The Paintings of Albert Pinkham Ryder
Miri Kim
2014
"When we made movies just to make them": Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s
William McManus
2014
(Ad)dressing the Gods: Fashioning Identity through the Divine in the Roman Empire
Rhiannon Pare
2022
The Album Format in Nanjing Painting, 1640–1680
Gregory Seiffert
2014
Anarchist Art and Cultures of Science in Fin-de-siècle France
Ben Price
2022
Architecture and Representation in Roman Visual Culture
Ashton Fancy
2023
Art History as Intervention: The Formation of a Discourse on Black South African Art
Michael Zhang
2020
The Art of Vija Celmins
Frances Jacobus-Parker
2014
The Art of War: Battle Paintings of New Spain, 1665–1714
Kirsten Dueck
2014
The Augustan Honorific Altar: Its Emergence, Monumentalization, and Eclipse
Megan Goldman-Petri
2014
Beyond the Facade: Mercantile Architecture of the German Hanse, the Dutch East India Company and the Dutch West India Company
Suzie Hermán
2019
Black Feminist Practices of Care: Artist-Archivists Cultivating Community
Charmaine Branch
2022
The Carnivalesque and Belgian Modernism
Hannah Blakeley
2021
Collaboration in Painting Practice: Notions of Individuality and Quality in Chinese Art
Kim Wishart
2014
Concordia and Succession at Rome
Heather Russo
2016
Confrontation and Collaboration: American Artists and Museums in the 1970s
Samuel Shapiro
2023
Confronting the Past in the Critical Third Century
Brandon Green
2017
The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s
Johanna Burton
2014
Court and Countryside: Central Italian Villas of the Mid-Sixteenth Century
Loukas Karentzos
2014
Crossing Boundaries: Tea Assemblages in Seventeenth-Century Japan
Masha Slautina
2023
Deliberate Defacement: Provocation and Response in Byzantine Illuminated Manuscripts
Katherine King
2017
Documents of Social Life: Photography in Popular Front France
Caitlin Ryan
2017
Essai sur l’architecture Chinoise: Late 18th-Century Jesuit Studies of China
Yifu Liu
2019
The Ethics and Aesthetics of Reuse in Postmodern Design
Haneen Rabie
2014
Ethnographic Re-Telling: The Art of Lothar Baumgarten
Joanna Vickery
2018
Fashioning Fictions in Photographs: The World of George Hoyningen-Huene
Sasha Whittaker
2021
Flora and Fauna in Focus: Artistic Innovations and Scientific Explorations in Nineteenth-Century Nature Paintings from Guangdong, China
Shing-Kwan Chan
2024
Fly Theory
Ewan Wallace
2024
Fossils for a Future Time: David Smith and the Sculpting of Traces
James Miller
2022
Garden Architecture in Norman Sicily: Ecosystems of Pleasure and Power
Mathilde Sauquet
2023
Glorious Pulpits: Flemish Preekstoelen, 1650–1750
Elizabeth Gebauer
2014
Hanging Objects in Ancient Greek Art and Life
Will Pedrick
2022
The Histories of Greek Cult Statues outside of Ritual
Laura Lesswing
2014
How a Tool Became a Treasure: Luxury Scissors and their Ornamentation in Early Modern Europe, c. 1500–1750
Claire Sabitt
2022
How to House a City: The Urban Densification of Ostian Insulae
Katy Knortz
2024
Hybrid Monuments: Hybridity, Biology, and Architecture in Mid-Nineteenth Century France
Louis Loftus
2023
I am the True Vine: Acculturation, Appropriation, and Assimilation in Religious Iconography of Late Antiquity
Elizabeth Kessler
2014
Immersion—Classical Reception and Eastern European Transformations of Hygiene in the Long Eighteenth Century (ca. 1680–1830)
Aleksander Musial
2019
Imperial Presence in the Villas of Roman Italy
Margaret Kurkoski
2018
Indigenismo
Elise Chagas
2021
THE INVENTION OF ATMOSPHERE: An Inquiry into an Art Critical Term and its Application to the Effects of Ancient Art
Mark Paul
2022
Johann Georg Bendl: Premier Sculptor of Prague’s Early Baroque
Mirka Fette
2014
The Johns Device: The Intersection of Bodies, Words, and Objects in Jasper Johns’s Art, 1959–1972
Hannah Yohalem
2014
Len Lye’s Cinematic Art, c. 1926–44
Christopher Barrett-Lennard
2020
Let them rejoice / and be glad" - Sense and Sensibilia of Cross-Cultural Material Culture from the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Century Eastern Mediterranean
Fatih Han
2024
Lettrism’s "aesthetic element"
Sara Green
2020
Machines of Time, Towers of Knowledge: Miniature Architectural Spaces and the Design of Timepieces in Sino-Euro Encounters, Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century
Wenjie Su
2019
Manuscript production in the Abbey of Fleury 798–1004
Francesca Pistone
2019