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Charles C. Bergman

chairman of the board and CEO of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Charles C. Bergman is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Established in April 1985 under the will of Lee Krasner, widow of Jackson Pollock, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation is the largest private foundation created to exclusively help worthy and needy visual artists around the world.

Bergman is a Senior Advisor to the Aspen Institute’s National Study of Artist Endowed Foundations project. He is also a member of the Executive Board for the Children’s Radio Foundation.

Formerly a member of the Board of Overseers’ Committee to Visit the Harvard University Art Museums, Bergman is currently a member of their Director’s Advisory Council. Bergman also serves on the Education and Programming Committee of the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City, having formerly been a trustee. 

Bergman has served on the Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission of New York City, appointed by Mayor Bloomberg, and on the New York State Council on the Arts, appointed by Governor Pataki.


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