Class of 2010
Third Annual
Senior Thesis Symposium in Art History

Was held Friday, April 30, 2010 from 1:00 to 6:00 the
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University
Kishan Mistry with Dr. Sidlauskas

Session I

Seeing through the Signs: Lettriste Layering of Signification
Isia Jasiewicz, Princeton University

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Iconographical Riddles: The Heavenly Jerusalem on the Triumphal Arch Mosaic of Santa Prassede in Rome
Mary Kate Hunter, Rutgers University

Exploring Syncretism in Colonial Latin American Marian Imagery
Jeff Campbell, Princeton University

Girodet’s “Epic Fantasies”: Poetry and Drama in Nineteenth-Century French Painting
Kishan Mistry, Rutgers University

Session II
Assuming the Mantle of Solomon: Imperialist Ambivalence in Venetian Udine
Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Princeton University

Construction of an Artistic Persona: Magdalena Abakanowicz and her Polish Roots
Aneta Biesiadecka, Rutgers University

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Meaning in the Margins: Henry Ossawa Tanner's Biblical Pictures
Jeff Richmond-Moll, Princeton University

A New Approach to Old Collections: Displaying Collection History in Ethnographic Exhibitions
Abigail Green, Rutgers University

Organizers: Erik Thuno, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director, Rutgers University; Anne McCauley, David H. McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art, Departmental Representative, Princeton University