In Progress

2018
Caitlin Karyadi

Shen Nanpin and the Theorization of Painting in Early-Modern Japan

Denise Koller

Painting as "Construction": Ground and Compositional Tectonics in Ferdinand Hodler's Parallelist Paintings (1889-1918)

Meseret Oldjira

Commemoration and Community: Illuminated Gospel Manuscripts in Monastic Ethiopia, 1280-1350

Lucy Partman

The Figure and Figuration in Nineteenth-Century American Painting

Daniel Peacock

Alvin Langdon Coburn and the Question of Pictorial Reproducibility

Carmen Rosenberg-Miller

Representing Difference: Painting and Performance in the Art of Raffaëlli and His Circle

Hannah Smagh

The Embeddedness of Religion in the Classical Greek House and its Consequences for Social Practice

Nathan Stobaugh

Suggestions: Art and the Influence of the Psyche after National Socialism

Joanna Vickery

Ethnographic Re-Telling: The Art of Lothar Baumgarten

Justin Willson

The Moods of Early Russian Art: A Belated Chapter of Byzantine Aesthetics

2017
Brandon Green

Confronting the Past in the Critical Third Century

Madeleine Haddon

Local Color: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Paintings of Spain 

Daniel Healey

Retrospective Styles in Roman Visual Culture

Katherine King

Deliberate Defacement: Provocation and Response in Byzantine Illuminated Manuscripts

Perrin Lathrop

A Sublime Art: Akinola Lasekan and Colonial Modernism in Nigeria

Benjamin Murphy

Fieldwork: Problems of Observation in Latin American Video

Caitlin Ryan

Documents of Social Life: Photography in Popular Front France

Jakob Schillinger

The Improvement of Contemporary Art From Information Aesthetics to Post-Conceptual Painting

Kimia Shahi

Margin, Surface, Depth: Picturing the Contours of the Marine in 19th-Century America

Luciano Vanni

The Renovation of the Habsburg-Lorraine residences: Eighteenth-century Imperial and Archducal Palaces in Prague, Brussels, and Florence

Mai Yamaguchi

Paintings, Bound: The Problems of Reading Nineteenth-Century Japanese Printed Pictorial Books

2016
Heather Russo

Concordia and Succession at Rome

2014
Alex Bacon

Opaque Surfaces and Lived Illusions: Minimalism and the Status of Painting in the 1960s

Amanda Bock

Staging the Social Document in the Progressive Era: Jacob Riis, Frances Johnston, Lewis Hine

Johanna Burton

The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s

Charles Butcosk

Wassily Kandinsky and the Vicissitudes of das Innere, 1908–1914

Erica DiBenedetto

Drawing from Architecture: The Conceptual Methods of Sol LeWitt's Art, 1965–1980

Kirsten Hammer Dueck

The Art of War: Battle Paintings of New Spain, 1665–1714

Natalie Dupêcher

Language, Body, World: The Art of Hans Bellmer

Mirka Fette

Johann Georg Bendl: Premier Sculptor of Prague’s Early Baroque

Jonathan Fine

Mandu Yenu Thrones: Tradition, Aesthetics, and Politics in the Bamum Kingdom, 1885–2008

Elizabeth Gebauer

Glorious Pulpits: Flemish Preekstoelen, 1650–1750

Megan Goldman-Petri

The Augustan Honorific Altar: Its Emergence, Monumentalization, and Eclipse

Niels Henriksen

Asger Jorn and the Classification of Disfiguration 1948–65

Megan Heuer

A New Realism: Fernand Léger, 1918–1931

Frances Jacobus-Parker

The Art of Vija Celmins

Sol Jung

Assembling ‘Korea’: Peninsular Arts in Sixteenth-Century Japan

Loukas Karentzos

Court and Countryside: Central Italian Villas of the Mid-Sixteenth Century

Elizabeth J. Kessler

I am the True Vine: Acculturation, Appropriation, and Assimilation in Religious Iconography of Late Antiquity

Miri Kim

"Right Matter in the Right Place": The Paintings of Albert Pinkham Ryder

Laura Lesswing

The Histories of Greek Cult Statues outside of Ritual

David Liu

The Prehistory of the Middle and Lower Changjiang Region

William McManus

"When we made movies just to make them": Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s

Christiana Papadimitriou

The MARS Group: Going Modern in Britain, 1933–1957

Ying Sze Pek

Documentary Expanded: The Work of Hito Steyerl, 1994–2015

Kristin Poor

The Sculptural Prop and the Activation of the Object, 1960–1979

Haneen Rabie

The Ethics and Aesthetics of Reuse in Postmodern Design

Ryan Reineck

"Our Decorative Scheme": Abstraction and Subversion in the Designs of the Omega Workshops, 1913–1919 

Gregory Seiffert

The Album Format in Nanjing Painting, 1640–1680

Emily L. Spratt

Byzantium not Forgotten: Constructing the Artistic and Cultural Legacy of an Empire between East and West in the Early Modern Period

Christina Stacey

Veri Ritratti: Pietro Longhi and Genre Painting in Eighteenth-Century Venice

Phil Taylor

Raoul Ubac's Photographic Surrealism

Diana Tuite

Methods for Modernism: Arthur Wesley Dow Intersects the Stieglitz Circle

Stephanie H. Tung

Truth in Translation: Discourses of Photography in Republican Era China

Kim Wishart

Collaboration in Painting Practice: Notions of Individuality and Quality in Chinese Art

Hannah Yohalem

The Johns Device: The Intersection of Bodies, Words, and Objects in Jasper Johns’s Art, 1959–1972

Laura Zukerman

Pages of Memory: Paper Travel in Renaissance Europe, 1480–1600