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Holly Block, Former Executive Director of the Bronx Museum of the Arts, has Died

Holly Block in 2010 with a sculpture by Vito Acconci in the lobby of the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Credit (Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times)

Here’s an obituary in the NY Times about Holly Block, a beloved former executive director of the Bronx Museum of the Arts who died on October 6th after battling cancer.

The article chronicles her life and career, including her love for Cuban art, her career at the Bronx Museum, and some of the programs and innovations she introduced.

Read the full October 10, 2017 obituary by Roberta Smith in the NY TIMES  …

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