Monday, February 2, 2009

What an amazing job!
From a slide show on the NY Times : Breaking Into An Art World in Flux

Ms. Vassell and her boss, Jeffrey Deitch, tour the gallery's exhibit at Art Basel.

"Felicia R. Lee writes:
Nicola Vassell, a director at the Deitch Projects gallery in SoHo, began working as an intern at the gallery in 2005, when both optimism and price tags ran high. But as the contemporary art world ponders the impact of broader economic woes, Ms. Vassell — a 30-year-old former model and a Jamaican immigrant — finds herself trying to build a career in a suddenly contracting industry."
Opening night at the Deitch Projects space at Art Basel.
"The public and glamorous face of the job includes the hundreds of parties held each year and travel to the major art exhibitions in Switzerland, London, Venice and Miami."

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