Eileen Guggenheim & Epstein

The Daily Mail [UK] –

EXCLUSIVE: Activists launch petition to remove New York Academy of Art’s board chairman who ‘urged student to sell Jeffrey Epstein her rape-inspired painting – before she later was sexually assaulted by the pedophile’

  • A petition has been launched to remove  Eileen Guggenheim from her position as the New York Academy of Art’s board chairman 
  • Maria Farmer claimed she was brought into Jeffrey Epstein’s orbit in 1995 when Guggenheim introduced her to him at her thesis show
  • At the time, Guggenheim was the prestigious school’s dean of students
  • Farmer claimed Guggenheim urged her to sell Epstein her painting of a man gazing at a woman – a homage to a famous painting known as The Rape – for $6k  
  • Farmer was later hired by Epstein as an art consultant before she claims she was sexually assaulted by Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell in 1996