In an email sent to Eli Broad and obtained by the Los Angeles Times, Charles Young, the former chief executive of the Museum of Contemporary Art, has called for the removal of museum director Jeffrey Deitch.
“I hope that the four-alarm fire now enveloping MOCA has at least given you pause for thought about his appointment and your continued attempts to try to save him for a job which many (including myself) believe he is unqualified,” Young wrote to Broad. “The resignation of dedicated, long term trustees, and especially four highly respected artists of international acclaim, should bother you, David [Johnson], Maria [Bell] and the other continuing members of the board. The question is 'What now is to be done?'”
“I will do anything I can to try to right the MOCA ship, but nothing will work, in my mind, without a new Captain/Director,” Young concluded. Read more…
Image: Charles Young, former chief executive of MOMA and former UCLA chancellor