Thomas Sokolowski, the director of the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, has died at the age of 70. In the course of a distinguished career Sokolowski was chief curator of the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia, and director of the Grey Art Gallery at NYU, where he curated groundbreaking shows responding to the AIDS crisis. He was also a co-founder of the Visual AIDS organisation, which supported HIV-positive artists and their work. From 1996–2010, he was the director of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh.