Art Historian and philosopher. Studied in the universities of Valencia, Roma, Münster, Berlin and Paris. At present is guest professor of many European and American universities. His areas of focus are the history of ideas, culture theory and aesthetics. He has been editor of texts from Leon Battista Alberti, Giacomo Pontormo, Ruskin… Director of the Col. Arquitectura and curator of international expositions like Arquitectura radical (2002), Matisse y la Alhambra (2010), El hilo de Ariadna (2012), etc. He has been director of different forums for thoughts about the contemporary world and scientific director of the European Design Institute.