Sharon Irish

Urbana, IL

Sharon Irish is an art and architectural historian at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between is her most recent book. Her research focuses on intersections of urban and architectural spaces with contemporary art, conceptual art’s links to social practice, and second-order cybernetics. Her previous publications include a book-length bibliography on medievalism in North American art and architecture, and a monograph on the architect Cass Gilbert, as well as a number of articles and book chapters on Gilbert, and essays on artists Anish Kapoor, Suzanne Lacy, Nek Chand Saini, Le Corbusier, and Stephen Willats.