Emerging Scholar Prize Archive

HGSCEA Emerging Scholars Prizewinners

2020 Winners

Musiał, Aleksander. “Mentem mortalia tangunt – Fragments and Fetishes in Puławy Landscape Garden (1794-1831).” Oxford Art Journal 42, no. 3 (December 2019): 355–372. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxartj/kcz020 (Published 2020)

Honorable Mention:

Troeller, Jordan. “Lucia Moholy’s Idle Hands.” October 172 (Spring 2020): 68-108. https://doi.org/10.1162/octo_a_00393

2019 Winners

Hyman, Aaron. “The Habsburg Re-Making of the East at Schloss Schönbrunn, ‘or Things Equally Absurd.’” Art Bulletin 101, no. 4 (2019): 39-69.

Honorable Mentions:

Shaw, Hannah. “The Trouble with the Censorship of August Sander’s Antlitz der Zeit.” PhotoResearcher no. 31 (2019): 193-206.

Schroeder, Kristin. “A New Objectivity: Fashionable Surfaces in Lotte Laserstein’s New Woman Pictures.” Art Bulletin 101, no. 4 (2019): 95-116.


Bryda, Gregory. “The Exuding Wood of the Cross at Isenheim.” Art Bulletin 100, no. 2 (June 2018): 6-36.

Honorable Mention:

Reimers, Anne. “Inscribing Temporality, Containing Fashion: Otto Dix’s Portrait of the Dancer Anita Berber Recontextualized.” Art History 41, no. 4 (September 2018): 680-709.


Greaves, Kerry. “Thirteen Artists in a Tent: Avant-Garde Exhibition Practice in World War II Denmark.” Dada/Surrealism 21, no. 1 (2017): 1-23.

Grusiecki, Tomasz. “Foreign as Native: Baltic Amber in Florence.” World Art 7, no. 1 (2017): 3-36.

Honorable Mention:

Ng, Morgan. “Toward a Cultural Ecology of Architectural Glass in Early Modern Northern Europe.” Art History 40, no. 3 (2017): 496-525.


Brisman, Shira. “Relay and Delay: Dürer’s Triumphal Chariots in the Era of the Post.” Art History 39, no. 3 (June 2016): 436-65.

Honorable Mention:

Sanchez, Michael. “A Logistical Inversion: From Konrad Lueg to Konrad Fischer.” Grey Room 63 (Spring 2016): 6-41.


Basu, Priyanka. “Between Preservation and Destruction: Bernd and Hilla Becher’s Archive of ‘Anonymous Sculpture.’” Edinburgh German Yearbook 9: Archive and Memory in German-Language Literature and Culture, edited by Dora Osborne, 23-43. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2015.

Honorable Mention:

Tsai, Joyce. “Lines of Sight: László Moholy-Nagy and the Optics of Military Surveillance.” Artforum 54, no. 3 (November 2015): 272-78.:


Jasienski, Adam. “A Savage Magnificence: Ottomanizing Fashion and the Politics of Display in Early Modern East-Central Europe.” Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World 31 (November 2014): 173-205.

Honorable Mention:

Amstutz, Nina. “Caspar David Friedrich and the Anatomy of Nature.” Art History 37, no. 3 (June 2014): 454-81.onorable Mention:


Fabricius, Daniela. “Who’s Afraid of Ludwig Hilberseimer? Spectrality and Space in the Groszstadt.” Journal of Architectural Education 67, no. 1 (March 2013): 39-51.

Honorable Mention:

Weinryb, Ittai. “Living Matter: Materiality, Maker, and Ornament in the Middle Ages.” Gesta 52, no. 2 (Fall 2013): 113-32.


Stetler, Pepper. “The Object, the Archive, and the Origins of Neue Sachlichkeit Photography.” History of Photography 35, no. 3 (August 2011): 281-95.

Honorable Mentions:

Hamlin, Amy K. “The Conditions of Interpretation: A Reception History of The Synagogue by Max Beckmann.” nonsite.org 7 (October 2012), n.p.

Brisman, Shira. “Sternkraut: ‘The Word that Unlocks’ Dürer’s Self Portrait of 1493,” in Der frühe Dürer, edited by Thomas Eser and Daniel Hess, 194-207. London: Thames & Hudson; Nuremberg: Germanisches Nationalmuseum, 2012.