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Jeffrey Deitch

No Artists Left: Ed Ruscha Leaves MOCA Board

Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts

Ed Ruscha is the latest artist to resign from the board of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, leaving no artists left on the board. The t...

Katherine Brooks

MOCA Board Member Says Paul Schimmel Was Not Fired

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.29.2012 | Arts

The rumor mill has certainly been churning after reports from the LA Times and ARTINFO stated that the Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art...

James Franco's New MOCA Exhibit Recreates Chateau Marmont

The Daily Truffle | Posted 07.16.2012 | Los Angeles
The Daily Truffle

James Franco wanted to make a movie about the making of Rebel without a Cause but wound up with a collaborative MOCA exhibit instead.

James Franco Channels James Dean...Again

Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

James Franco's presence in the art and literature worlds revolve around an obsession with masculine youth in all its angsty, confused and violent glor...

Morley Safer's Art Attack: Watch Out!

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

Keeping up with new developments in the art world is thrilling, but the task of keeping track of who's new on the scene, what paintings are selling fo...

For The Love of Art and Soaps

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

In 2010, I met Maria Arena Bell in New York at a going away party hosted by Suzanne Geiss for Jeffrey Deitch, before he was to head west and take up h...

Tim Noble And Sue Webster Are Junkyard Royalty

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Tim Noble and Sue Webster create insouciant masterpieces that flaunt a meticulous eye for detail. Their incredible shadow projections are irreverent s...

MOCA To Launch Original Video Channel

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.19.2012 | Arts

Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art is hoping to tap into a popular interest in art with a new YouTube channel it's launching in July. Accordi...

Olsen Twins Make Forbes' List Of 30 Artists Under 30

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

It is hard enough for a twenty-something to be able to take care of oneself, let alone establish oneself in the art world. But here are 30 artists and...

WATCH: Abramovic's Artist Manifesto At Outrageous MOCA Gala

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

This year's MOCA Gala 2011 was a night to remember. There were living human heads propped on serving platters, eyeing guests as they ate. There were n...

Art Basel: Post Purism

Michael Cohen | Posted 02.08.2012 | Miami
Michael Cohen

As Art Basel Miami Beach celebrated its 10th anniversary as the world's most prominent art fair -- something the art world has been championing since ...

Through a Lens, Starkly: Weegee's Naked Hollywood

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

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Art Basel: Everything But The Art

Michael Cohen | Posted 01.16.2012 | Style
Michael Cohen

The other part of this art worshipping ritual, and one might argue the really important part, is done in a more glamorous setting. Of course I'm referring to the Art Basel party circuit.

PHOTOS: Fashion Juggernaut's Achingly Cool Photographs

Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts

Before he was a photographer, Hedi Slimane was called the "single most influential men’s designer this century" as a designer for Dior. The mid-2000...

LA Times Critic Slams MOCA

latimes.com | Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Christie's, the international auction house with 53 offices in 32 countries, has rented out galleries in the Museum of Contemporary Art to display mov...

PHOTOS: A Glimpse Into Elizabeth Taylor's Luxurious Life

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 12.10.2011 | Los Angeles

"Elizabeth Taylor is one of the great cultural icons," Jeffrey Deitch told HuffPost at The Elizabeth Taylor Collection preview. "She is a part of our ...

Help Us Pick the Culture Game Changers of 2011

Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

HuffPost's Game Changers series celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 12 categories who, whether working in the spotlight or under th...

Was Basquiat's Last Work On His Drug Dealer's Door?

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

On a Saturday morning in the early summer of 1988, Jean-Michel Basquiat stepped through the doorway of a bodega on South 4th Street in Williamsburg. I...

America's Children: Victims of Adult Vices

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts
Lisa Kaas Boyle

"The Children, Victims of Adult Vices" is effective public art that forces us to confront our vices and how they jeopardize the future of humanity. T...

Art in the Streets

Tamie Adaya | Posted 07.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Tamie Adaya

I've always found street art fascinating. It's so magical how a talented and select few spend their nights making our city streets an ever-changing landscape.

MOCA's Street Art Exhibit Shocking Because 'It's So Beautiful'

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 07.01.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — It's art from the streets that's been moved into the museum, and critics are going gaga over it. Words like stunning and near-ove...

PHOTOS: Street Artist Revok Arrested While Attempting To Leave US

Posted 06.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATED -- Jason Williams, aka Revok, has just been sentenced to 180 days in jail for violating his probation on a previous misdemeanor charge. The LA...

Real Street Art and L.A. Legacies

Max Benavidez | Posted 06.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Max Benavidez

You can't bring the raw energy and sheer free expression that is global street art into an institution and still label it street art.

Artists Anonymous: The Irresistible Earnestness of the Bruce High Quality Foundation

Selby Drummond | Posted 06.05.2011 | Arts
Selby Drummond

As sentimental as it sounds, the BHQF's most valuable offering is a community that admits, unabashedly, its love for art, and recommits itself to art daily despite all of the competition.

LA Museum Attendance Lags Behind San Francisco And Chicago

Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles

The Art Newspaper released their annual tally (PDF) of top 100 museums worldwide based on 2010 attendance numbers, and the results are disappointing w...