Lecture by Arnold Lehman, given at Florida International University, October 13, 2000


Arnold Lehman

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Arnold Lehman discusses how the Brooklyn Museum influenced him and others though annecdotal stories and shares the new mission and the new direction for cultivating increased interest and visitation to the museum by exploring the museum's history. He also discusses the exhibit Sensation, a collection of contemporary art owned by Charles Saatchi, which generated controversy in New York when it was first exhibited at the museum in 1997.

FIU President Modesto Maidique introduces Dahlia Morgan.

Introduction by Dahlia Morgan.

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Arnold Lehman has served as Director of the Brooklyn Museum since 1997. Dr. Lehman has a Ph.D from Yale University. Prior to his appointment at the Brooklyn Museum he also served as the director for the Baltimore Museum of Art. He has served in the past as the president of the Trustee Association of Art Museum Directors, on the governers commission of the Future of the Arts, advisory committee of Naval History in addition to many other important positions.

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Steven and Dorothea Green Critics' Lecture Series



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