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REVIEWS  (July 2016)  NEW: Presenting: Cynthia Fowler’s exhibition review of “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.” Access here.

Vol. 5, No. 2 (2016) —  “Galileo’s Moon: Drawing as Rationalized Observation and its Failure as Forgery,” by Melinda Schlitt. Access here.

REVIEWS  (January 2016)   Presenting: Alexandra Hui’s review of David Grubbs’s “Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording.” Access here.

Vol. 5, No. 1 (2016) —  “Interrogating the Past and Speculating the Posthuman Future in Generation 14,” by Manali Karmakar. (Access the abstract and full-text article here.)

REVIEWS  (January 2015)  Presenting:  Heidi Cooley’s review of Johanna Drucker’s “Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production.” (Access the full pdf text here.)

Vol. 3, No. 1 (2014) — Special Issue   Cosmopolitan Florence: The Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Travelers, Elise M. Ciregna and Sirpa Salenius, Special Issue Coordinators.  (Access the issue here.)


  • “Cultivating Cosmopolitanism: Nineteenth-Century Americans in Florence” by Sirpa Salenius
  • “An Intellectual Life: Horatio Greenough and his Florentine Circle” by Elise Madeleine Ciregna
  • “‘Isolated from any village’: Vernon Lee’s Florence and Villa il Palmerino” by Crystal Hall and Stefano Vincieri

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