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Nichole Caruso, Former Wallspace Director, Joins Lisa Cooley

Installation view of 'Zachary Leener and Anne Neukamp,' now on view at Lisa Cooley.COURTESY LISA COOLEY

Installation view of ‘Zachary Leener and Anne Neukamp,’ now on view at Lisa Cooley.

COURTESY LISA COOLEY

Nichole Caruso, a former director of the late Chelsea gallery Wallspace, which closed last month after 12 years in business, will be joining the Lower East Side gallery Lisa Cooley as a director, Cooley announced today.

Wallspace closed permanently on August 7, choosing not to renew its lease. Cofounder Jane Hait told Bloomberg in July, “It’s a particularly tough climate for people doing work that’s not necessarily super commercial.”

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