” 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 show. It never would have happened. “


” There is a constant ebb and flow in art historical reputations. The reputation of even the greatest figures like Picasso are in flux. “


” Art, film, fashion, music are all going on and interacting simultaneously. And L.A. is very receptive to that fusion. “


” Andy Warhol defined Pop Art. “


” 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 level and perception. “


” Part of my agenda has been to support art that engages life with people. “


” 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 work of art. “


” After pop art, graffiti is probably the biggest art movement in recent history to have such an impact on culture. “


” From 1940 to the present, the art world – and particularly Los Angeles – has undergone a transformation not unlike the Italian Renaissance. “


” Overall, I think any opportunity to expose people to art on a mass level – to have some kid in Oklahoma say to his mother, ‘I want to be an artist’ – is a good thing. “


” I believe that an art exhibition can be engaging, fun and deeply intellectually satisfying and serious. These are not contradictory concepts in art. “


” What I hope is I’ll eventually be seen as an actual individual, not as some abstraction – an art dealer running a museum. “


” 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 better than James Franco. “


” Art dealing is when you’re doing it as a business. “



All 14 Jeffrey Deitch Quotes about Art in picture


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 show. It never would have happened.
There is a constant ebb and flow in art historical reputations. The reputation of even the greatest figures like Picasso are in flux.


Art, film, fashion, music are all going on and interacting simultaneously. And L.A. is very receptive to that fusion.
Andy Warhol defined Pop Art.
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 level and perception.
Part of my agenda has been to support art that engages life with people.
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 work of art.
After pop art, graffiti is probably the biggest art movement in recent history to have such an impact on culture.
From 1940 to the present, the art world - and particularly Los Angeles - has undergone a transformation not unlike the Italian Renaissance.
Overall, I think any opportunity to expose people to art on a mass level - to have some kid in Oklahoma say to his mother,
I believe that an art exhibition can be engaging, fun and deeply intellectually satisfying and serious. These are not contradictory concepts in art.
What I hope is I
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 better than James Franco.
Art dealing is when you
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