Julian Myers

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Julian Myers is an art historian whose writing has appeared in Documents, October, Afterall, Frieze, and elsewhere.

He is the author of numerous essays on the practices of Tariq Alvi, Trisha Donnelly, Walter De Maria, Michael Heizer, Eric Wesley and the Independent Group, among others — most recently “Total Relaxation,” published in Sudden White: After London (Dexter Sinister 2009); “Totality: A Guided Tour,” on Harald Szeemann’s 1983 exhibition ‘The Tendency to a Synthesis of the Arts” (Afterall, 2009); and “Who is Sterling Ruby?” (Frieze, 2009).

In 2009 he received an Arts Writers Grant from Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation for Mirror-Travel in the Motor City, a collaborative book with artist Edgar Arceneaux on earthworks, drawing, Detroit, urban warfare and guerrilla historiography.

Julian is also assistant professor at California College of the Arts, where he teaches art history and theory.

Posts by Julian Myers (Julian Myers)

After “Riot Show”
December 13, 2010  |  By | Filed under Conversations, Field Notes | 8 Comments »

On “Riot Show”
November 30, 2010  |  By | Filed under Essay | 0 Comments »

Four Dialogues 4: On Elaine May
August 28, 2009  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 1 Comment »

Four Dialogues 3: In and Against ‘In and Against Collage’
August 27, 2009  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 0 Comments »

Four Dialogues 2: On AAAARG
August 26, 2009  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 1 Comment »

Four Dialogues 1: On ‘The Port Huron Statement and the Origin of Artists’ Organizations’
August 25, 2009  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 3 Comments »

Why I won’t celebrate Futurism’s anniversary
August 12, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 13 Comments »

New Langton in Crisis – A Response from the Board
August 3, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 3 Comments »

New Langton Arts In Crisis
July 29, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 41 Comments »

Art History as Added Value
July 20, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 6 Comments »

On Bernstein and Art Criticism
July 9, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 12 Comments »

Sherrie Levine, In and Against Collage
June 23, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 0 Comments »

‘Police, police, thank you’
June 16, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 0 Comments »

“Call for Art Historical Knowledge”
June 8, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 3 Comments »

On ‘Picasso and Truth’
May 26, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 1 Comment »

On Graduate Exhibitions
May 20, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 7 Comments »

‘A day is as long as a year.’
May 11, 2009  |  By | Filed under Field Notes | 2 Comments »

“Works by the Late Bruce Conner” – (Part 2)
July 11, 2008  |  By | Filed under Essay | 8 Comments »

Eternities Between Many and Few: Part 2
June 23, 2008  |  By | Filed under Conversations | 7 Comments »