Okwui Enwezor’s Termination from Haus der Kunst Profiled in NYT

October 18th, 2018

Okwui Enwezor, via Art NewsThe New York Times takes a deep look at Okwui Enwezor’s ouster from Munich’s Haus der Kunst, profiling the management issues, flagging sales and strange controversies that led to his termination, including government surveillance after a number of Scientologists were discovered working in the museum. “Enwezor had too many scandals to handle at once,” says Isabell Zacharias, a spokeswoman from the center-left Social Democratic Party in the Bavarian Parliament. “Enwezor is not a manager. He’s a great artist, but artists are not managers.”

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