Last month, the director of MOCA, Jeffrey Deitch, decided to step down from his position at the museum. Critics on both coasts claimed that this was a surprise to no one. His three years at MOCA were filled with controversy, and in the end, most agreed that he just wasn't the right person for the job. A businessman more than a curator, who came from a gallery instead of museum, Deitch just didn't have the chops to make it as the director at MOCA. Deitch lovers and haters alike voiced opinions about the director's departure. From James Franco to John Baldessari, here's 10 Unexpected Reactions to Jeffrey Deitch Leaving MOCA. We hope he fairs better back in New York.
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