Anne Pasternak

Director, Brooklyn Art Museum ; President and Artistic Director, Creative Time

Anne Pasternak is president and artistic director of Creative Time, a nonprofit arts organization that she joined in 1994 with the goal of expanding its commitment to presenting some of the most adventurous art in the public realm. Projects under her direction include exhibitions and performances in the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, sculptural installations in Grand Central Station’s Vanderbilt Hall, sign paintings in Coney Island, skywriting over Manhattan, and the Tribute in Light, the twin beacons of light that illuminated the former World Trade Center site six months after 9/11. Pasternak has been committed to initiating projects that give artists the opportunity to innovate their practice.

Videos/Audio of Anne Pasternak

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts. Its chairman Jane Chu speaks with... See more
When poverty, blight, and neglect devastate cities, it is often artists who step in to revitalize them, restoring... See more