Michael Brand steps down as Getty's director

The release says that Brand "has elected to step down as director of the J. Paul Getty Museum at the end of January. He will be available to serve as a consultant through the end of the summer. Brand joined the Getty in December 2005 with a five-year contract. [President and CEO James N.] Wood said that David Bomford, associate director for collections at the Museum, will serve as interim director of the Museum until Brand’s successor is named." For analysis I'd usually go to Tyler Green, but he's got nothing to add yet.

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