Museums Consultant David Gordon Pens Piece in Art Newspaper Examining Challenges for Tate

November 6th, 2016

tate-modern-via-art-observedAn article in the Art Newspaper by museums consultant David Gordon outlines the challenges facing the Tate after Nicholas Serota leaves, suggesting that the museums under its flag may consider separate directors to manage the institutions.  “Tate is an organization with Serota firmly at the helm, run as one entity united under one logo carrying out one vision,” Gordon writes.  “As so often happens when the founding genius goes, the organization needs to be redesigned so that “mere mortals” can continue to run it. Outstanding museum directors need time (as Serota has shown), but to attract the best people who will really stay, each Tate needs directors who are really in charge.”

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