View of “The Wolfpack Show,” 2015. Photo: Adam Reich.

“The Wolfpack Show”

Deitch Projects

View of “The Wolfpack Show,” 2015. Photo: Adam Reich.

Across the more than forty years of his art-world career, Jeffrey Deitch has rarely been shy, and has always been canny, about liberally leavening the blue-chip with the offbeat. And the shows he’s mounted at his old Grand Street space since returning to New York following his stint running the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles—the first featuring the outré midcentury LA artist and occultist Marjorie Cameron, and now a second, devoted to the Angulo brothers, six charismatic young isolates whose years-long confinement in their Manhattan apartment was documented in Crystal Moselle’s affecting 2015 documentary, The Wolfpack—are no exception. Deitch’s “Wolfpack Show” was built around a selection of the props, costumes, and other movie paraphernalia that the Angulo brothers created to stave off the myriad suffocations inflicted on them by their domineering father, as

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