The Getty’s board has named Jim Cuno the new CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust. Cuno has been an outspoken critic of claims by foreign governments for the repatriation of looted antiquities. He has also opposed efforts to reform the collecting practices of American museums. Starting in August he will preside over the Getty’s $5.3 billion endowment and a museum that has emerged as a leading voice of reform in the art world. Will Cuno change the Getty, or will the Getty change him?
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