Art History Graduate Thesis Critique Panels

Monday, April 20Friday, April 24

Congratulations to all of our MA and Dual Degree thesis writers who participated remotely in our critique panels April 20-24, 2020. The week’s schedule along with recordings of the Zoom presentations can be found below.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Panelists: Professors Jason LaFountain, Seth Kim-Cohen, and Jennifer Lee

Zoom Recording
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The Department regrets that our Zoom recording failed to capture Emilia Nicholson-Fajardo and Bradlee Murch’s full presentations.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Emilia Nicholson-Fajardo, “Power Play: Subculture and Sadomasochism in the Works of ektor garcía and Tamara Santibañez”
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bradlee Murch, “Of Dusty Pages and Ornament: Hints of Permeability in Charles Locke Eastlake's Ideal Victorian Home”
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Elizabeth Reed, “Re-Presenting Design: Historical, Contemporary, and Speculative Inquiries on the Presence and Treatment of Design in Museums”

Zoom Recording
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Celine Wang, “Tehching Hsieh: Militarization and Demilitarization of Body in the One Year Performances”
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Whitney Mash, “Depictions of House & Home: The Narratives and Counter-Narratives Revealed By Domestic Architecture in the Works of Jacob Lawrence, Kerry James Marshall, and Amanda Williams”
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Julia Kulon, “The Subliminal Mimesis of Modernity: Polish Socialist Realist Sculpture, 1950–1954”

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Panelists: Professors James Elkins, Nora Taylor, and David Getsy
Zoom Recording
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mara Seay, “Painting the Effects of Gentrification: A Logan Square Mural Analysis”
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Lydia Pifer, “On James Turrell’s Houston Works”
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Gabrielle Christiansen, “Make a Better Day: Historicizing the Charity Single in Samson Young’s Songs for Disaster Relief”

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Panelists: Professors Lisa Wainwright, James Elkins, and Michael Golec
Zoom Recording
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Minh Nguyen, “All is True at Once: Evasive Maneuvers in Contemporary Art in Vietnam”
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sophie Jenkins, “Collected, mediated, suspended: the manipulated image worlds of Sarah Charlesworth and Taryn Simon”
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chava Krivchenia, “Ecosystem, Organism, Molecule: A Triple Scope Study of Lee Bontecou’s Untitled (1964)”

Panelists: Professors Lisa Wainwright, Nora Taylor, and Bess Williamson
Zoom Recording
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Melody Miller, “Other People's Heritage: The Role of Music in Jeremy Deller's British Historiography”
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Graham Feyl, “Artificial Nature/Total Indulgence: The Materiality of Works by Arch Connelly, Nicolas Moufarrge and Greer Lankton”
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Jenny Dally, “Shadow of a Doubt: The Limits of Documentation in Eleanor Antin’s CARVINGs”

Friday, April 24, 2020

Panelists: Professors David Raskin, Bess Williamson, and Delinda Collier
Zoom Recording
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Carmen Lombana, “The End of Times: Sindicato del Terror. The Second Wave of Performance in Mexico City”
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Shannon Hebert Waldman, “Scaffold: Towards an Imperfect Justice”
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Lauren Makholm, “Imperative Images: Nirma Zárate's Early Screenprints”