Isabel Nogueira (b. 1974) is a contemporary art historian, university professor, essayist and art critic. PhD in Fine Arts, specialization in Sciences and Theories of Art (Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon) and post-doctorate in History and Theory of Contemporary Art and Theory of Image (University of Coimbra and Université Paris 1 Panthéon -Sorbonne). She is an integrated researcher at the Center for Research and Studies in Fine Arts / Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon and collaborator at the Institut Æsthetica: Art et Philosophie / Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA-Portugal). She is the corresponding author of the magazine Recherches en Esthétique. In the field of the essay, he published the following monographs: From postmodernism to the exhibition Alternative Zero (Nova Vega, 2007); Alternative Zero (1977): reaffirming the possibility of creation (CEIS20 / University of Coimbra, 2008); Theory of art in the 20th century: modernism, avant-garde, neo-avant-garde, postmodernism (Press from the University of Coimbra, 2012; 2nd ed. 2014); Théorie de l’art au xxe siècle: modernisme, avant-garde, néo-avant-garde, postmodernisme (Éditions L’Harmattan, 2013); Plastic arts and criticism in Portugal in the 70s and 80s: avant-garde and postmodernism (University of Coimbra Press, 2013; 2nd ed. 2015); Single modernity: writings on art (Editions A Ronda da Noite, 2014); The image in the framework of desire: transitivity in painting, photography and cinema (Book Builders, 2016); L’image dans le cadre du désir: transitivité dans la peinture, la photographie et le cinema (Éditions L’Harmattan, 2018).