Lives in New York City (United States), born in Mexico City (Mexico).
Pablo Helguera is a New York based artist working with installation, sculpture, photography, drawing, socially engaged art and performance. Helguera’s work focuses in a variety of topics ranging from history, pedagogy, sociolinguistics, ethnography, memory and the absurd, in formats that are widely varied including the lecture, museum display strategies, musical performances and written fiction. Helguera has worked since 1991 in a variety of contemporary art museums, most recently as head of public programs at the Education department of the Guggenheim Museum in New York (1998-2005). Since 2007, he is Director of Adult and Academic programs at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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The Boy Inside The Letter...
Pablo Helguera, The Boy Inside The Letter / El Niño en la Letra, 2008. Book, ink, paper, 15.2 x 22.8 cm, 273 p (EN) / 292 p (ES), language: English / Spanish, publisher: Jorge Pinto Books Inc, ISBN: 9780979557637 (EN) / 978-1934978054, 1934978051 (ES).
Pablo Helguera, Onda corta, 2012. Book, ink, paper, 21.5 cm x 14 cm, 103 p, language: Spanish, publisher: New:York: Jorge Pinto Books Inc., ISBN: 9781934978719.
Pablo Helguera, Urÿonstelaii, 2010. Book, ink, paper, 21.6 cm x 14 cm, 58 p, language: English, publisher: New York: Jorge Pinto Books Inc., ISBN: 9781934978320.
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Book Lovers 4.0 (Pop-up B...
28 January 2014 - 02 February 2014.
The Book Lovers presents the first (pop-up) bookstore specialized in artist novels. The bookstore will be hosted by De Appel and run by Buchh
The Preparation of the No...
18 July 2014 - 05 September 2014.
The Preparation of the Novel is the title of a new instalment in The Book Lovers project, which makes direct reference to Roland Barthes’ tra