Irene Nero

Irene Nero


Associate Professor of Art History

 

East Stadium 106
(985) 549-2299
inero@selu.edu


Irene Nero

Irene Nero teaches Art History Survey and upper level Nineteenth Century, Modern and Contemporary Art History classes. Dr. Nero holds an Interior Design degree as well as a B.A., M.A., and Doctorate in the Philosophy of the History and Criticism of Art.

 

Her research interests include the interdisciplinary relationships and reciprocity of art and technology within painting, sculpture, and architecture. She also researches the relationships between spirituality and technology in early modern art, as well as issues of temporality and representations of time throughout modern media.

 

Book
Transformation in Architecture: Frank Gehry's Techno-Morphism at the Guggenheim Bilbao, 2009.

 

Book Chapter
"Baroque Tendencies in Contemporary Architecture: Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Bilbao," Chapter 10, Baroque Tendencies in Contemporary Art, 2007.

 

Presentations
Death of the (Artistic) Author: No, Not Now! Southeastern Louisiana University, Department of Fine and Performing Arts and Friends of Sims Memorial Library Lecture Series, "Let's Talk: Art," and Women's History Month Lectures, March 7, 2012.

 

Scratches and Hatches: Degas' Pastels, Hammond Regional Art Center, National Pastel Society Exhibit opening. Department of Visual Arts and Friends of Sims Memorial Library Lecture Series, "Let's Talk: Art," October 5, 2010.

 

Robert Rauschenberg: Time, Memory, and Postmodern Vision, Southeastern College Art Conference, Mobile, Alabama, October 21-24, 2009.

 

Madness and Modern Life: Gericault, Munch, and Dubuffet, Southeastern Louisiana University, Fanfare Series, October 27, 2009.

 

Frank Gehry and Techno-morphism at the Guggenheim Bilbao, Southeastern Louisiana University, Department of Visual Arts and Friends of Sims Memorial Library Lecture Series, "Let's Talk: Art," November 6, 2008.

 

The French Impressionists, Hammond Regional Art Center, Reopening Event: "First Impressions," September 14, 2008.

 

Nineteenth Century Women Artists: Morisot and Cassatt, Southeastern Louisiana University, Women's History Month Lectures, March 20, 2008.

 

Robert Rauschenberg: The Early Years of Inventive Exploration, Southeastern Louisiana University, Annual Faculty Lectures, February 14, 2008.

 

Baroque Tendencies in Contemporary Architecture: The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain, Southeastern College Art Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, November 25-28, 2006.

 

Searching for Identity in a Global Village: Gehry and Le Corbusier's Neo-Regionalism, 4th International Conference of Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 12, 2006.

 

Intersections and Junctions: Art and Technology in Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, 3rd International Conference of Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 14, 2005.

 

1914 Deutsche Werkbund Debate Resolved: The Design and Manufacture of Frank O. Gehry's Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain, 54th Annual Conference of Society of Architectural Historians, Toronto, Canada, April 20, 2001.

 

Articles
"The 1914 Deutsche Werkbund Debate Resolved: The Design and Manufacture of Frank O. Gehry's Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain," Athanor XX, Tallahassee: Florida State University, 2001.

 

"The Creation of Le Corbusier's "Primitivistic" Regional Style: A Study in Resolved Dialectic Oppositions," Athanor XVII, Tallahassee: Florida State University, 1999.

 



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