Max Hollein, the new director of San Francisco’s de Young and Legion of Honor museums, has terrific timing. For the past year, these “Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco” (FAMSF), as they are called, have been rocked by leadership problems, resulting from the transgressions of their CEO and board president Diane “Dede” Wilsey. Thankfully, Hollein is well qualified to untangle these issues, having run three of Germany’s most important museums, where he oversaw more than 300 exhibitions and innovated new forms of individual and corporate sponsorship.
In one fell swoop, Max Hollein is at the helm of two of San Francisco’s storied institutions. Sarah Thornton sits down with the Austrian transplant, who may very well be the perfect museum director.Read More
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