Mayor de Blasio Taps Queens Museum Director as New York Cultural Affairs Commissioner

April 8th, 2014

Tom Finkelpearl, via WSJNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Tom Finkelpearl, current executive director of the Queens Museum, as the city’s cultural-affairs commissioner.  “He’s a visionary museum director,” says Robin Cembalest of ARTnews magazine. “You need an advocate to come out to explain how art can help people, create communities. He totally fits.”

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