Photo of Nicholas Serota
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Hugo Glendinning 2016

Director of Tate galleries SIR NICHOLAS SEROTA will replace Arts Council England Chair SIR PETER BAZALGETTE from February 2017. SIR NICHOLAS will formally leave his 28-year role as Director of Tate later in 2017.

Earlier in his career SIR NICHOLAS worked in a regional art office for the Arts Council of Great Britain’s Visual Arts Department. He also ran the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford and London’s Whitechapel Gallery before joining Tate.