What would it look like if museums turned their billions toward positive good instead of questionable investments simply for profit?
Pablo Helguera is a visual and performance artist living in New York. From 1991 to 2020, he worked in art museums developing and overseeing museum education programs, including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art. He is the author of several books including Education for Socially Engaged Art (2011) and The Parable Conference (2014). He is currently an Assistant Professor of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship at the College of the Performing Arts at the New School and writes a weekly column titled Beautiful Eccentrics.
Art and Freedom of Expression in Cuba, Throughout the 21st Century
As Cuban authorities continue to target artist Tania Bruguera, Pablo Helguera publishes, for the first time, his 2015 essay on Bruguera’s attempt to stage a public performance on free speech.