Deitch Projects - Grand St.

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Good Time Horror

by Charlie Schultz
There are some people who live for the chance to play dead, and there are those who would kill for the opportunity to live like a maniac for just one day. Fortunately there is a holiday for both types. If, however, a holiday isn’t enough one might want to look into an apprenticeship with Francine Spiegel. She is guaranteed to cut the chords on your typical routines and encourage you to embrace the totality of an other-worldly character. Orchestrating a blend of horror and hilarity... [more]
Posted by Charlie Schultz on 10/25/09

The Circus Has Come To Town

by John Daquino
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey is not the only circus in town this March. New York native, John Kessler, premieres his three-ring act at Deitch Projects under a very different big top that trades the bright colors in for a drab military issued tent. There are no clowns, but rather G.I. Joe-like figures being dragged, beating, tortured, mutilated, and other various acts much more disturbing than grown men wearing red ball noses. But that’s only the beginning. is less like The... [more]
Posted by John Daquino on 3/22/09

A Look at Stefan Sagmeister

by Mark Salinas
I attended the opening event of this exhibition which also heralded the release of a new book of the same title.  The book is a paginated retrospective, so to speak, of Sagmeister’s graphic career.  So far, I guess no one has learned that distributing free beer and selling books at a gallery’s narrow entrance is a dumb idea.  No one seemed to mind as Sagmeister-academic-apostles happily stood in the middle of the street for another peek at David Byrne.  For the exception of an enormous... [more]
Posted by Mark Salinas on 2/10/08


Deitch Projects presents a group exhibition curated by Kathy Grayson exploring new trends in fucked-up figuration. Every generation has its unique take on the figure and the most exciting new art seems to portray the figure as broken, decaying, fractured, and monstrous! Each artist in this exhibition exemplifies this pervasive tendency in a unique way. This first version of this exhibition took place at Peres Projects, Berlin this summer. A full-colour catalogue will be... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 9/4/07
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