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Albertina Extends Schröder’s Contract

The Albertina, Vienna, announced it has extended the contract of director Klaus Albrecht Schröder through 2014.

NEW YORK—The Albertina, Vienna, announced it has extended the contract of director Klaus Albrecht Schröder through 2014. Schröder said he views the extension as a sign of “support for his vision of transforming the Albertina into a major institution on the international museum scene.” Schröder thanked Austrian culture minister Claudia Schmied, noting that she has recognized “the need to increase state funding for the Albertina after nearly ten years, adjusting for the changes that have been undertaken and the physical and personnel expansion.” Schröder has been director of the Albertina since 1999.

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