Find the best quotes by Jeffrey Deitch.
Sometimes you do a sound installation, and the first day or two it is very exciting. Then you are hearing this every day for a…
Overall, I think any opportunity to expose people to art on a mass level – to have some kid in Oklahoma say to his mother,…
One of the biggest things happening in the art world is this idea of expansion. No one embodies this aspect of what art is becoming…
In the 1970s when I started in the art world, no self-respecting artist would have stood in line to try to get on a television…
I want to use whatever connections to get a super-outstanding Basquiat in the White House. It could be one of mine. It could be something…
Every day you run into artists on the streets in SoHo or other creative people you want to do something with. There’s nothing to match…
Disney is our contemporary landscape. The best art will reflect that and challenge you. Disney comforts you, whereas the best art shakes up your comfort…
What I hope is I’ll eventually be seen as an actual individual, not as some abstraction – an art dealer running a museum.
There is a constant ebb and flow in art historical reputations. The reputation of even the greatest figures like Picasso are in flux.
Part of my agenda has been to support art that engages life with people.
From 1940 to the present, the art world – and particularly Los Angeles – has undergone a transformation not unlike the Italian Renaissance.
Many of the museum directors who make an impact personally curate exhibitions.
Effective fund-raising is based on relationships.
Dennis Hopper is one of the great American lives.
Celebrity has become, for better or worse, an art form. An artist can use themselves as a medium to become a celebrity as a walking…
Art, film, fashion, music are all going on and interacting simultaneously. And L.A. is very receptive to that fusion.
Art dealing is when you’re doing it as a business.
We’re in a post-conceptual era where it’s really the artist’s idea and vision that are prized rather than the ability to master the crafts that…
Andy Warhol defined Pop Art.
I believe that an art exhibition can be engaging, fun and deeply intellectually satisfying and serious. These are not contradictory concepts in art.
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