Next week, the Swiss Institute contemporary arts center will move from its current location on third-floor space on Broadway to the nearby 18 Wooster, former home to a larger space of Jeffrey Deitch’s Deitch Projects.
“It was a longterm wish to have a storefront,” Swiss Institute director and curator Gianni Jetzer told The Observer. “And Read More
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A handful of artists and dealers known for working with Jeffrey Deitch, now the director of the L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art, have reunited for a large art show taking place Oct. 9-11 to benefit education. Works by artists Brad Kahlhamer, Shepard Fairey and Chris Johanson, among others, will be for sale at an abandoned Read More
Ever since Jeffery Deitch left New York and dissolved his gallery to become director of L.A. MOCA, the art world has speculated where his artists would end up. Today, it got at least one answer: Sean Kelly Gallery announced that it would represent L.A.-born painter Kehinde Wiley, one of Deitch Projects’ brightest stars.
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As The Observer‘s Leon Neyfakh reported yesterday evening, Deitch Projects will “cease operation” when Jeffery Deitch moves to MoCA June 1. In the meantime, the art world is analyzing how his background has prepared him for the directorship of a troubled museum.
In a column for The New York Times, Roberta Read More
New York gallerist Jeffrey Deitch is “set” to take over as director at Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art, writes The Wall Street Journal.
But the announcement of his appointment, originally scheduled for 10:30 AM Pacific Time, has been “delayed indefinitely” to accommodate a mayoral new conference. In the meantime, “The board is Read More
The past couple of years have proved a weird, overstressed time for art, and weirder still for those of us trying to keep score at home. In New York, vast numbers of artists make a vast quantity of new work, which is, in turn, packaged, displayed, expounded on, sold and trucked off to memory’s landfill Read More