Should the Getty merge its CEO and museum director positions

I discuss the question in an opinion piece in today’s Los Angeles Times. Here’s the text of the article: Should the Getty merge its president and museum director positions? With both jobs now unfilled, some are calling for the leadership roles to be consolidated. Doing so would be a mistake, but the Getty should work…

Photo May Depict Slave Children in American South

A 19th-century photograph recently discovered in a Charlotte, NC moving sale portrays two children that may have been slaves. According to the Associated Press, it was acquired by Keya Morgan, a NY dealer and collector of Civil War-era artifacts. He paid $30,000 for an album containing the photo and $20,000 for a document dated 1854…