Stefan van Raay had been at the helm of the award-winning Gallery for fifteen years, during which time he ushered in a successful new development project, established a significant endowment fund, and took the Gallery to its highest ever level of visitor figures through exemplary exhibitions such as the only UK showing of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and the critically-acclaimed Surreal Friends exhibition.

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