Recent Masters Papers

May 2014

M. Antonucci, "Italy at the Venice Biennale of 1976: Curating for the Post-1968" (Advisor, C. Poggi)

I. Choi, "Deconstructing the Discourse on Contemporary Chinese Art" (Advisor, J. Davis)

M. Donnelly, "Escapes into Iowa: Grant Wood's Agricultural Playgrounds, 1930-1936" (Advisor, M. Leja)

A. Kauffman, "Robert Raushenberg and the Extended Genesis of Erased de Kooning Drawing" (Advisor, C. Poggi)

J. Vaum, "Kerry James Marshall's Invisible Man" (Advisor, G. Shaw)


December 2013

J. Sperling, "The Echo of Encounter: Discovery Narratives in the History of American Popular Art, 1935-2013" (Advisor, G. Shaw)

May 2013

S. Hagan, "Rubens's Nova Roma:  Recovering Heroes from an Antique Past" (Advisor:  L. Silver)

M. Isgro, "INTERIOR EXPOSURES:  Women and the Practice of Home Portraiture, 1885-1920" (Advisor, M. Leja)

A. Murphy, "Manuel Panselinos and the Quest for Artistic Personality in Buzantium" (Advisor, R. Ousterhout)


August 2012

H. Hughes, "Istanbul a La Mode:  Osman Hamdi Bey and the Modern Ottoman Woman" (Advisor:  R. Holod)

E. Neumeier, "An Anatolian Mont Sainte-Victoire:  French Painting and Turkish Modernism" (Advisor:  A. Dombrowski)

E. Warner, "Action Painting as Art Criticism:  Rereading Harold Rosenberg On Art" (Advisor:  M. Leja)


May 2012

R. DeArmas, "Warrior Saints Defending Constantinople" (Advisor:  R. Ousterhout)


August 2011

S. D'Addio, "Cruel Intentions? Charles V's Encounter with the Concistoro Frescoes of Domenico Beccafumi" (Advisor:  M. Cole)


May 2011

C. Ickes, "Imagining Pocahontas:  Lessons on Legible Time and timelessness in British Portraiture" (Advisor:  G. Shaw)

J. Kenmotsu, "Sites and Sights of Pleasure in the Eastern Capital:  Poetry, Place, and Patronage in Suzuki Harunobu’s Zashiki hakkei and Fūryū zashiki hakkei" (Advisor:  J. Davis)

E. Newman, "Noise Annoys:  The Unknown Masterpiece and the Fate of the Artist" (Advisor:  K. Silverman)


August 2010

F. Marzullo, "Between Hymen and Diana:  Allusion and Eccentricity in Charles Willson Peale’s  Mary White Morris" (Advisor:  M. Leja)

A. Venator, "A Woman Who Needs No Introduction:  Yoko Ono" (Advisor:  C. Poggi)


May 2010

L. Baradel, "Defending The Cabin: American Identity in D.W. Griffith’s Early Westerns" (Advisor:  K. Beckman)

R. Erickson, "Animal-Borne Imaging:  Embodied Point-of-View and the Ethics of Identification" (Advisor:  K. Beckman)

C. Robbins, "The Critical Reception of the Work of Frank Kune, 1950-1954: The Black and White Abstractions and the Calligraphy Metaphor" (Advisor:  M. Leja)