“We get everything from the real housewives to real chic,” Deborah Bancroft, co-chair of the Parrish Art Museum, told The Observer Saturday evening, noting the varied attire of guests at the museum’s annual Midsummer Party in Southampton.
She stealthily surveyed the room for prying ears that might take offense to her cheeky observation. Laughing it off and shifting her attention back to us, she continued, “That’s the fun thing about the Parrish. I think because it leans artsy, you can get everything from moo moos to hula skirts.”
For today, Jeffrey Deitch is the king of Los Angeles.
The L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art, which is run by Mr. Deitch, a former New York art dealer, announced today that its street-art exhibition, “Art in the Streets,” attracted 201,352 visitors during its April 17-Aug. 8, 2011, run.
The exhibition now ranks as the most-visited Read More
L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art, under the new leadership of gallerist Jeffrey Deitch, will be hosting James Franco’s latest performance piece. SOAP at MOCA: James Franco on General Hospital will consist of a live taping on location at the museum.
According to the MOCA release:
In this special episode, Franco, Read More
After last week’s MoCA appointment, Leon Neyfakh analyzed what New York would lose with the departure of Jeffrey Deitch. Today, the LA Times considers what Los Angeles is gaining.
Yes, yes: He is a bold choice that unsettles the art-world status quo. He has skill with wealthy collectors as well Read More
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, 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 Read More