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Promoted to Director Of Modern Art Museum

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The election of Rene d'Harnoncourt as director of the Museum of Modern Art, 11 West Fifty-third Street, was announced yesterday by John Hay Whitney, chairman of the institution's board of trustees. Mr. d'Harnoncourt joined the museum in 1944 and since 1947 has held a post analagous to that of director, having been both chairman of the museum's Coordination Committee and director of its Curatorial Departments.

October 19, 1949

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