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Nick Stillman Appointed Executive Director of Prospect New Orleans

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JONATHAN TRAVIESA

Prospect New Orleans has named Nick Stillman its new executive director. He is currently the president and CEO of the Arts Council of New Orleans, and he will begin at Prospect on April 2.

Before working at the Arts Council, where he started in 2013, Stillman was the managing editor of Bomb and a visiting critic of modern and contemporary art at the University of New Orleans. He has also organized exhibitions of Kalup Linzy and Joe Bradley for the PS1 Institute of Contemporary Art, and has written for Artforum, Flash Art, and Modern Painters.

Also announced today was news that Susan G. Brennan will step down from her position as the president and chairman of Prospect’s board of trustees. She will, however, remain on the board.

The fourth edition of Prospect New Orleans, which was organized by artistic director Trevor Schoonmaker, on view through February 25. During the triennial’s closing weekend, the artistic director of the 2020 edition will be announced.

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