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The Gripes of Roth

In the immediate aftermath of Britain’s Brexit vote Martin Roth, the (German) director of London’s Victoria & Albert museum announced that he was stepping down. The Guardian reported: The Guardian understands that Roth had always intended to stand down in the next year but two factors seem to have played a decision in the timing. One was the Brexit vote, which he was profoundly against.
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