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Anna Somers Cocks Resigns From ‘Inefficient’ and ‘Politicized’ Venice in Peril Fund

St. Mark's Square. (Getty Images)

Anna Somers Cocks has just resigned from her position as chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund, a role she has held since 2000. The authorities, it seems, are not thinking long-term enough for Ms. Somers Cocks, who is troubled by the “deeply inefficient” and “highly politicized” decision-making process over at the fund. And she’s not the only one. Ms. Somers Cocks, who is also the chief executive of The Art Newspaper, which reported the story, is followed by four leading trustees,┬áLord Norwich, Nathalie Brooke, Sir Ronald Grierson and David Landau. Read More