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Video: Hitler’s Reaction to Deitch Named as MOCA Director

For those who spend a lot of time on the internet, um yes, like us, you will have seen some sort of parody by now involving Adolf Hitler in scenes from the German film “Downfall”. The Führer, played by actor Bruno Ganz, can be seen berating his generals during the last days of the Nazi regime, except the subtitles are all rewritten for comedic effect. For example, his mock reactions to the bursting of the real estate bubble or Kanye West’s dissing of Taylor Swift. […]

Q&A with Jeffrey Deitch

Following MOCA’s stunning announcement yesterday that Jeffrey Deitch will be taking over their director, the first interview with the gallerist has come out. Tyler Green conducts an incredibly insightful and fascinating Q&A where many of the questions we raised when we first broke the story were answered as well as some that we didn’t think about.  For example, Deitch touches on being forced to disclose what pieces he has in his extensive collection, whether he will be restricted from showing any artists he has worked […]

BREAKING NEWS: Deitch Projects to close. Jeffrey Deitch new MOCA Director

Information from Jerry Saltz’s Facebook account: LA MoCA just announced that Jeffrey Deitch is their new Director. He begins June 1. He will soon close his gallery. Information from LA Times: The Museum of Contemporary Art has confirmed that Jeffrey Deitch will be its new director. We’ll have more details as they become available, but the appointment marks a step into new and controversial terrain: Deitch becomes the only art dealer/gallery owner to assume leadership of a major U.S. museum as MOCA eschews the usual […]

Rumor Mill: Deitch to head MOCA?

Some interesting chatter coming out ahead of the press conference on Monday to announce the Los Angeles MOCA’s new director. One of the top candidates is none other than Jeffrey Deitch, whose booth we recently visited at Art Basel Miami. If he’s confirmed (he’s got a good shot, seeing Eli Broad is probably backing him, two major galleries in LA back him – Javier Peres of Peres Projects and Blum & Poe, and his gallery confirms Deitch is in LA right now for “meetings”), it […]
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