Former Moderna Museet Director Lars Nittve to Head Museum Plus in Hong Kong

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HONG KONG.- The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WCKDA) today announced that Mr Lars Nittve, a renowned museum director and curator with years of experience heading world-class facilities such as London’s Tate Gallery of Modern Art and Stockholm’s Moderna Museet, has been appointed Executive Director, M+ of the WCKDA. In his new capacity, Mr Nittve will be responsible for all content and exhibitions of Museum Plus (M+), a groundbreaking new museum concept planned at the future West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD), and the Exhibition Centre with focus on arts, culture and the creative industry. The appointment is effective January 2011. Mr Nittve will report directly to the CEO of the WKCDA, Mr Graham Sheffield. Mr Henry Tang, Chairman of the Board of the WKCDA, said, “Bringing in a professional of Mr Nittve’s calibre demonstrates that the Authority is absolutely committed to ensuring the bes