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Book Award - Dissertation Award

 

Book Award Recipients



2014

Joanne Pillsbury, editor and co-author with Alain Schnapp, Leonardo López Luján, Lisa Trever, Khristaan D. Villela, Luis Felipe Villacorta Ostolaza, Adam T. Sellen, Byron Ellsworth Hamann, Scott R. Hutson, Jason Weems, Bryan R. Just, Stephen D. Houston, John W. Rick and Barbara W. Fash, Past Presented: Archaeological Illustration and the Ancient Americas. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2012.


Honorable Mention

Claire F. Fox, Making Art Panamerican: Cultural Policy and the Cold War. University of Minnesota Press, 2013.


2013

Claudia Calirman, Brazilian Art Under Dictatorship: Antonio Manuel, Artur Barrio and Cildo Merieles. Duke University Press, 2012.


Honorable Mention

Daniela Bleichmar, Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment. University of Chicago Press, 2012.


2012

Carolyn Dean, A Culture of Stone: Inka Perspectives on Rock.

Duke University Press, 2010.


Virginia Fields Memorial Book Award

Mari Carmen Ramírez and Héctor Olea, Color in Space and Time: Cruz-Diez.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2011.


2011 (two recipients)

Adriana Zavala, Becoming Modern, Becoming Tradition: Women, Gender, and Representation.

Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010.


Eduardo de Jesus Douglas, In the Palace of Nezahualcoyotl: Painting Manuscripts,

Writing the Pre-Hispanic Past in Early Colonial Period Tetzcoco, Mexico.

University of Texas Press, 2010.


2010 (two recipients)

Margaret A. Jackson, Moche Art and Visual Culture in Ancient Peru.

University of New Mexico Press, 2008.


Matthew Looper, To Be Like Gods: Dance in Ancient Maya Civilization.

University of Texas Press, 2009.


Honorable Mentions

Clara Bargellini and Michael K. Komanecky The Arts of the Missions of Northern New Spain, 1600-1821. Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, 2009.


2009

Annabeth Headrick, The Teotihuacan Trinity: The Sociopolitical Structure of an Ancient Mesoamerican City. University of Texas Press, 2007.


2008

Olivier Debroise, ed., La era de la discrepencia/the age of discrepancies. Arte y cultura visual en México/art and visual culture in Mexico, 1968-1997. Mexico City: Universidad Nacional de Autónoma de México.

 

2007

Virginia M. Fields and Dorie Reents-Budet, Lords of Creation: The Origins of Sacred Maya Kingship. London: Scala.


2006

Gabriela Siracusano, El poder de los colores: de lo material a lo simbólico en las prácticas culturales andinas: siglos XVI-XVII. Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Económica de Argentina.


Honorable Mentions

Elena Phipps, Johanna Hecht, Cristina Esteras Martin, The Colonial Andes: Tapestries and Silverwork, 1530-1830. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press.


2005

Jaime Caudriello, Las glorias de la república de Tlaxcala: o la conciencia como imagen sublime. Mexico, D.F.: Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas.


Honorable Mentions

Ilona Katzew, Casta Painting: Images of Race in Eighteenth-Century Mexico. New Haven: Yale University Press.


Matthew Looper, Lightning Warrior: Maya Art and Kingship at Quirigua. Austin: University of Texas Press.


2004

Magali Carrera, Imagining Identity in New Spain: Race, Lineage and the Colonial Body in Portraiture and Casta Paintings. Austin: University of Texas Press.


Honorable Mentions

Diana DuPont, editor and co-author with Luis-Martín Lozano, Cuauhtémoc Medina, and Eduardo de la Vega Alfaro, Risking the Abstract: Mexican Modernism and the Art of Gunther Gerzso. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art.


2003

Rebecca Stone-Miller, Seeing with New Eyes: Highlights of The Michael C. Carlos Museum Collection of Art of The Ancient Americas. Atlanta: Michael C. Carlos Museum.


Honorable Mentions

Allen Christenson, Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community: The Altarpiece of Santiago Atitlán. Austin: University of Texas Press.


Laura Malosetti Costa, Los primeros modernos. Arte y sociedad en Buenos Aires a fines del siglo XIX. Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Económica de Argentina, S.A.


Nelly Sigaut, Tatiana Falcón y Javier Vázquez Negrete, José Jaurez. Discursos y recursos del arte de pintar. México: Museo Nacional de Arte.


2002

Andrea Giunta, Vanguardia, internacionalismo, y política:arte Argentino en los años sesenta. Buenos Aires: Paídos Press.


Honorable Mentions

Merideth Paxton, The Cosmos of the Yucatec Maya: Cycles and Steps in the Madrid Codex. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.


Honorable Mentions

Jacqueline Barnitz, 20th Century Art of Latin America. Austin: University of Texas Press.


2001

Elizabeth Hill Boone, Stories in Red and Black: Pictorial Histories of the Aztecs and Mixtecs. Austin: University of Texas Press.



Dissertation Award Recipients


2013

Jennifer Josten. “Mathias Goeritz and International Modernism in Mexico, 1949-1962.”


2011

Estrellita Brodsky. “Latin American Artists in Postwar Paris: Jesus Rafael and Julio Le Parc.”


2009

Lynda Klich. “Revolution and Utopia: Estridentismo and the Visual Arts, 1921-27.”


2007

Daniela Bleichmar. "Visual Culture in Eighteenth-Century Natural History: Botanical Illustrations and Expeditions in the Spanish Americas."


2005

Anna Indych-López. "Mexican Muralism Without Walls: The Critical Reception of Portable Work by Orozco, Rivera, and Siqueiros in the United States, 1927-1940."