Rubén de la Nuez

Rubén de la Nuez is an art theorist and art critic specialized in contemporary visual arts. He is currently a Lecturer at the School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

He holds an MA in Art History from the School of Arts and Letters, University of Havana. He was a UNESCO Research Fellow at the Theory Department, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

He has taught in graduate and post-graduate programs in a number of academic institutions, including the School of Arts and Letters, University of Havana; the Sichuan International Studies University, Chongqing, China; the Dutch Art Institute, University of Twenthe, Enschede, The Netherlands; and the Sotheby's Institute of Art, Singapore.

Rubén de la Nuez has researched, published and lectured on a broad range of issues related to history and theory of art and new media. He is particularly interested in matters concerning translation and contamination across artistic paradigms; including post-colonial studies, art in diaspora, trans-cultural curating and international art blockbuster exhibitions.

What attendees say about Prof. de la Nuez:

"Thank you so much for... the thought provoking and engaging way you teach your class. I'm sad it's almost ending..."
Apr'15 - Contemporary Art Course participant

"…Professor Ruben has an uncanny ability to map out the context of contemporary, and in this case, conceptual art, in its history - both ancient and modern, as well as across cultures"
Ms. An Lin Loh - Pink Gajah Theater Producer

"I was thinking for Contemporary Art, I think I might register for the entire course again. It is so mind-boggling but in a good way!"
Ms. Jamie Tay