Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Florencia Bazzano-Nelson

Assistant Professor - Art History

  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Art History, 1986
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Art History, 1989
  • Ph.D., The University of New Mexico-Albuquerque, Art History, 2000
Academic Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University 2006-
  • Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, 2000-2006

Research & Teaching Specializations: Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

Related Experience
  • Advisory Panel Member, Shaping Utopia Exhibition, The Newark Museum, 2008
  • Associate Chair (2007) and Graduate Coordinator for Art History, Tulane University, 2007-09
  • Coordinator of Art History Lecture Series, Tulane University, 2007
  • Advisory Panel Member, Contracts for Art Services for Major Art Organizations, Bureau of Cultural Affairs of the City of Atlanta, 2003-2004
  • Coordinator and co-organizer, research seminar “Latin American and Chicano/a Art Criticism Since the 1940s,” Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio, Italy, 2003
  • George Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust Grant, Tulane University, 2008
  • Summer Faculty Research Grant, Tulane University, 2007
  • Senate Committee on Research Summer Fellowship, 2007
  • Getty Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2004-2005
  • Rockefeller Foundation Grant, Italy, 2003
Selected Publications
  • 2008. Liliana Porter and the Art of Simulation. Farnham,UK;Brookfield, VT: Ashgate Publishers Group.
  • 2005-06. “Marta Traba: Internationalism or Regional Resistance?” in “Forum: Latin American Art Criticism.‘€ Art Journal. Winter: 87-89.
  • 2005. “El legado de Ver y Estimar: Marta Traba y Prisma.” Arte de postguerra: Jorge Romero Brest y la revista Ver y Estimar, Andrea Giunta and Laura Malosetti Costa, eds. Buenos Aires: Paidós. 171-83.
  • 2005. Introductory essay “Cambios de margen: las teorías estéticas de Marta Traba” and scholarly annotation of Marta Traba, Dos décadas vulnerables en las artes plásticas latinoamericanas, 1950-1970 (1973), critical edition for the series Arte y pensamiento, edited by Andrea Giunta; Buenos Aires: Siglo XXI.
  • 2003. ‘€œFrom Marta Traba to Sister Wendy: Arte por la tele.‘€ Studies on Latin American Popular Culture. 22: 21-33.

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Latin American Art: The 1960s; Art Criticism in Latin America since the 1940s; Art of Latin America: 1900-1950s; Art of Latin America since the 1950s; Latin American Avant-Gardes of the 1920s: Argentina, Brazil, Mexico

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 6