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Inside Gaga’s Workshop at Barneys

Barneys New York Launches Gaga's Workshop With Various Activities Throughout New York City

The Brazilian-born artist Eli Sudbrack was standing on 60th Street this morning, next to Lady Gaga’s mouth. A taxi zoomed by, painted green with purple and orange stars, and the artist chased it with a camera. When the thing stopped, he snapped a picture. Then Cary Leitzes, of Leitzes & Co., wrangled The Observer and Mr. Sudbrack. It was time to go in. But we wouldn’t be going through Gaga’s mouth. “We’ll go a different way,” she said. Read More

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Former Deitch Projects Executive Director to Open SoHo Gallery

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Suzanne Geiss

When Jeffrey Deitch closed his eponymous gallery in SoHo last year to become director of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (LA MOCA), the New York art world, and particularly the SoHo neighborhood, was widely acknowledged to have lost one of its galvanizing forces. As of next week, new life will be brewing at the former Deitch headquarters at 76 Grand Street, with a gallery that appears to continue in the Deitch tradition. The Observer has learned that Suzanne Geiss, former executive director of Deitch Projects, plans to start a new gallery in the building, which will be open to the public next spring. Read More