Deitch Officially Announces Departure from MOCA

July 25th, 2013

MOCA Director Jeffrey Deitch has officially announced his resignation, leaving the museum three years into his five year contract.  The museum has already formed a search party to locate his replacement, but Deitch will remain on board until a new director is found, helping to smoothen the transition, as well as to aid in the completion of MOCA’s ambitious $100 million endowment fundraising campaign, expected to conclude this fall.  “As colleagues, friends and great admirers of Jeffrey Deitch’s talent, we respect his decision and thank him for his tremendous dedication,” said MOCA Board co-chair David Johnson. “His efforts have helped to solidify MOCA’s financial stability while changing the way Angelenos, and those around the world, engage with contemporary art.”

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