Jeffrey Epstein

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Appointments & departures

Philanthropist Marie-Josée Kravis will replace the embattled Leon Black as MoMA’s board chairman

Appointment follows controversy over Black's ties to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein

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Resignations

Leon Black, under fire, will reportedly not seek re-election as MoMA’s board chairman

Tumult over his former business ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein brought pressure for him to step down

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Museum trustees

MoMA’s board leader Leon Black quits equity firm, citing 'relentless scrutiny' over links to Epstein

Decision raises questions about his future role at the museum after artists call for him to go

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Museum trustees

‘Toxic philanthropy’ versus ‘egalitarian principles’: artists, art workers and activists call for Leon Black’s removal as MoMA board chairman

Signers allude to his payments to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and other financial ties

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Sexual assault

New York Academy of Art issues apology to Epstein accuser and alumna Maria Farmer after claims of 'victim blaming'

The statement comes after Naomi Watts and other female board members resigned, following a controversial investigation of Farmer's testimony