Hill Art Foundation Appoints Sarah Needham Director
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Hill Art Foundation Appoints Sarah Needham Director

Needham. With his family’s Hill Art Foundation set to open a public exhibition space on two floors of a Peter Marino–designed tower on West 24th Street in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood this November, finance maven and ARTnews “Top 200” collector J. Tomilson Hill has hired Sarah Needham, a program officer at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, as its executive director. “Sarah brings a very organized, disciplined, business-like approach,” Hill said in an interview yesterday, noting that she both holds an M.B.A. from NYU and spent four years at Lincoln Center, where her activities included organizing a showing of Christian Marclay’s video The Clock (2010), loaned from the collection of Jill and Peter Kraus. “I’m looking forward to bringing the network I’ve built to the foundation—and the knowledge that I’ve gained of the needs that are out there in terms of arts education,” Needham said in an interview, referring to her time at the Niarchos Foundation, where she was involved with grant programs and the development of an arts center in Athens designed by Renzo Piano. In her new position, Needham will run a foundation that manages a collection rich in modern and contemporary art, as well as the work of […]

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