Nicholas Serota to become new Chair of the Arts Council 6/10/2016

Tate Director Nicholas Serota will replace Peter Bazalgette as the new Chair of the Arts Council from 1st February 2017. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said “Nicholas Serota has transformed the Tate during his time there, making it one of the leading art institutions in the world, and I am delighted he is taking up the position as Chair of Arts Council England.” Arts Council Director Darren Henley also welcomed the appointment, saying ‘I’m thrilled that we will now benefit from his insight and expertise’. Meanwhile the Guardian has written about the extent of his success in turning Tate into an internationally influential gallery., ACE, Guardian