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posted by March 27, 2020


B. Deniz Çalış Kural considers the book Ottoman Baroque: The Architectural Refashioning of Eighteenth-Century Istanbul by Ünver Rüstem. Read the full review at

Valérie Kobi discusses Charlotte Guichard’s La griffe du peintre: La valeur de l’art (1730–1820)Read the full review at

Itay Sapir writes about The Neapolitan Lives and Careers of Netherlandish Immigrant Painters (1575–1655) by Marije Osnabrugge. Read the full review at

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posted by March 20, 2020


John Muse writes about Dread Scott’s Slave Rebellion Reenactment, a contemporary recreation of the 1811 German Coast Uprising. Read the full review at

Catherine Spencer explores the immersive traveling exhibition Nick Cave: UntilRead the full review at

Alison Singer discusses three recent shows at the Baltimore Museum of Art: Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art; Melvin Edwards: Crossroads; and Every Day: Selections from the Collection. Read the full review at

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posted by March 13, 2020


Nina Lubbren discusses Jean-Léon Gérôme and the Crisis of History Painting in the 1850s by Gülru Çakmak. Read the full review at

Yanhua Zhou writes about Meiqin Wang’s Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China: Voices from BelowRead the full review at

Ron E. Reichman reviews the SFMOMA exhibition and catalog April Dawn Alison. Read the full review at

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posted by March 06, 2020

The three former field editors for theory and historiography—David Carrier, Michael Ann Holly, and Andrei O. Pop—reflect on the state of the field(s) and the place of reviewing in the theoretical life of art history. Read the full discussion at

Tobias Vogt writes about the 2019 Venice Biennale, May You Live in Interesting TimesRead the full review at

Esra Akın-Kıvanç discusses The Making of the Artist in Late Timurid Painting by Lamia Balafrej. Read the full review at

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posted by February 28, 2020


Diana Seave Greenwald reviews Out of Earshot: Sound, Technology, and Power in American Art, 1860–1900, by Asma Naeem. Read the full review at

Grace Harpster discusses the exhibition Through a Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt at the Carlos Museum, Atlanta. Read the full review at

Susan Danly writes about the catalog Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting by Dana E. Byrd and Frank H. Goodyear III. Read the full review at

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posted by February 21, 2020


Jessamine Batario considers Sam Rose’s Art and Form: From Roger Fry to Global ModernismRead the full review at

Holly Flora discusses Women, Art and Observant Franciscan Piety: Caterina Vigri and the Poor Clares in Early Modern Ferrara by Kathleen Giles Arthur. Read the full review at

Kerri A. Pfister reviews the exhibition Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence. Read the full review at

Nancy Locke delves into Carol Armstrong’s book Cézanne’s Gravity. Read the full review at

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posted by February 07, 2020


Dániel Margócsy reviews Insect Artifice: Nature and Art in the Dutch Revolt by Marisa Anne Bass. Read the full review at

Sven Dupré writes about Art and Optics in the Hereford Map: An English Mappa Mundi, c. 1300 by Marcia Kupfer. Read the full review at

Beth Saunders discusses Anthony W. Lee’s book The Global Flows of Early Scottish Photography: Encounters in Scotland, Canada, and China. Read the full review at

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posted by January 31, 2020


Sabra Moore writes about the Harwood Museum’s exhibition Judy Chicago: The Birth Project from New Mexico CollectionsRead the full review at

Whitney Davis and Justin Underhill review Scale and the Incas by Andrew James Hamilton. Read the full review at

Malika Maskarinec discusses Art and Form: From Roger Fry to Global Modernism by Sam Rose. Read the full review at

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Serve on a CAA Committee or Editorial Board

posted by January 27, 2020

Attendees at the 2018 Annual Conference. Image: Rafael Cardenas

Each spring, members have the opportunity to provide critical service to the field and gain an inside view by volunteering to work on a CAA committee or editorial board.

Any member may self-nominate for the following positions or (after ascertaining interest) nominate another member. For more information, please click on the links below.


Art Journal—Editor-In-Chief
Deadline: April 15, 2020

Art Journal / Art Journal Open (AJO) Editorial Board—Three Members
Deadline: April 15, 2020

The Art Bulletin Editorial Board—One Member
Deadline: April 15, 2020

The Art Bulletin—One Reviews Editor or Coeditor Team
Deadline: April 15, 2020 Editorial Board—Three Members (One an Emerging Professional)
Deadline: April 15, 2020—Eight Field Editors
African Art, African Diaspora/African American Art, Architecture and Urban Planning, Asian Art, Contemporary Art, Exhibitions: East Coast, Exhibitions: Midwest, Exhibitions: West Coast
Deadline: April 15, 2020

Publications Committee—Two Members
Deadline: April 15, 2020

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posted by January 24, 2020


Delia Cosentino reviews The Codex Mexicanus: A Guide to Life in Late Sixteenth-Century New Spain by Lori Boornazian Diel. Read the full review at

Natalie Dupêcher discusses Susan Laxton’s Surrealism at Play. Read the full review at

Jessi DiTillio writes about the exhibition catalog Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott, edited by Raphaela Platow and Lowery Stokes Sims. Read the full review at

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