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March 8, 1990 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
The forced resignation of Thomas N. Armstrong III, the beleaguered director of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, may have been the inevitable end of a power struggle, but it is a source of dismay in the art world. While the Whitney trustees' vote to terminate Armstrong's 15-year tenure late Monday afternoon came as no surprise to art museum insiders, they say that it will take at least five years to heal the venerable institution. "Everything is at a dead stop.
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March 8, 1990 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
The forced resignation of Thomas N. Armstrong III, the beleaguered director of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, may have been the inevitable end of a power struggle, but it is a source of dismay in the art world. While the Whitney trustees' vote to terminate Armstrong's 15-year tenure late Monday afternoon came as no surprise to art museum insiders, they say that it will take at least five years to heal the venerable institution. "Everything is at a dead stop.
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March 6, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The board of the Whitney Museum has voted to dismiss Thomas N. Armstrong III as director, the New York Times reported. The action was announced by William S. Woodside, president of the museum. Among reported reasons for the action were dissatisfaction over the failure of the museum's proposed expansion and what was seen as Armstrong's lack of leadership of the curatorial staff, the newspaper reported.
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