By Cesar Antonio Molina, Manuel Borja-Villel, Yolanda Romero
What's the museum's function? What can be its services and actions in contemporary society? What different operational and organizational types should be proposed to aid triumph over the modernist place during which the museum, as a repository of creative essences, could make a common truth noticeable in an immanent means? to discuss those questions, the organization of up to date paintings administrators of Spain - ADACE - constituted as a discussion board for mirrored image and debate, held in Baeza a convention during which these accountable for Spain's museums mirrored, including their international colleagues, in addition to artists and thinkers, on those concerns in an idea-sharing consultation. the result of this assembly are released during this publication. It gains interventions by way of Manuel Asensi, Mieke Bal, John Beverley, Manuel Borja-Villel, Benjamin Buchloh, Gustavo Buntinx, Jean-Francois Chevrier, Nuria Enguita Mayo, Javier Gonzalez de Durana, Beatriz Herraez, Paulo Herkenhoff, Martin Jay, Ana Longoni, Ute Meta Bauer, Simon Marchan, Antoni Muntadas, Juan de Nieves, Martha Rosler, Suely Rolnik, Yolanda Romero, Rene Scherer, Allan Sekula, Teresa Velazquez and Santos Zunzunegui.