The Uffizzi Had A Huge Collection Of Pre-19th-Century Work By Women Hidden Away – But Now It’s Coming Out

It’s almost mind-blowing that what the Guerilla Girls have been saying for years is finally filtering to the places it needs to be: “Eike Schmidt, who became the Uffizi’s director in 2015 after a stint at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, says he drew inspiration from the Guerilla Girls, a group of feminist art activists, […]

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Metropolitan Museum Changes Its Leadership Structure, Subordinating Artistic Leadership To Fiscal Direction

In a striking leadership reorganization, the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday announced that Daniel H. Weiss, its president and chief operating officer, will lead and run the museum, filling the new, higher-ranking role of president and chief executive. And in a sign that fiscal responsibility now trumps artistic control, the museum’s next director, who […]

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