Austrian Decoration for Director of the Neue Galerie

On 22 February, Vienna City Councillor Andreas Mailath-Pokorny and the Austrian Consul General in New York, Georg Heindl, handed the Decoration of Honor in Gold for services to the Republic of Austria to Ms. Renée Price, director of the Neue Gallerie in New York City. The Decoration had been awarded to her by decision of the Austrian Federal President. Ms. Renée Price has served as Director of the Neue Galerie since its founding. She was instrumental in making this Museum a center of world-wide renown for Austrian and German Art.