De Blasio Picks Queens Museum Director As New York’s Next Cultural-Affairs Commissioner

Tom Finkelpearl “served under Mayor David Dinkins and Mayor Rudy Giuliani as director of New York City’s Percent for Art program, which supports artwork in city-funded construction projects. Later, as deputy director of the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in Long Island City, Queens, he helped broker the merger of P.S.1 and the Museum of Modern Art.”