Wim Pijbes has resigned his position as the director of Joop van Caldenborgh’s private Museum Voorlinden in the Netherlands. Pijbes high profile as the director of the Rijksmuseum made the move a dramatic choice and much-watched role.
Today, Pijbes explained the latest development to the New York Times:
“We both had the feeling that it was better for both of us and for the museum to stop and to quit,” Mr. Pijbes said in a telephone interview. “I felt I had more freedom to advise Joop and to bring added value to the museum as a board member. We did not want to spoil our friendship.” […]