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06/15/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dennis Hopper To Be First Exhibition At Deitch's MOCA

Jeffrey Deitch has scheduled his first exhibition as the incoming director of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Reached by phone last night after a flight from New York to Los Angeles, he confirmed that it will be a survey of works by actor and artist Dennis Hopper, curated by larger-than-life painter and director Julian Schnabel.

Deitch, who has spent the last 14 years running the gallery Deitch Projects in New York, starts his new museum job June 1. The show is slated to open at MOCA on July 11.

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