Myers, John Bernard

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Art dealer; New York, N.Y.

From the description of John Bernard Myers interview, [ca. 1969]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79162005

Critic, editor, writer, art dealer; New York. N.Y. Born Buffalo, N.Y., 1919 or 20; d. 1987.

Myers had llifelong interests in poetry, puppets, and painting. He was a partner in the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1951-1970, and served as gallery director; went on to operate the John Bernard Myers Gallery, 1970-1975. He was managing editor of "View" magazine, 1944-1947, edited several poetry and art publications including "Semi-Colon" and "Parenthese," and wrote extensively on art. Myers' autobiography, "Tracking the Marvelous: A Life in the New York Art World," was published in 1984.

From the description of John Bernard Myers papers, [ca. 1940s]-1987 (bulk 1970-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82983863

Critic, editor, writer, art dealer; New York. N.Y. Born Buffalo, N.Y., 1919 or 20; d. 1987.

Myers had llifelong interests in poetry, puppets, and painting. He was a partner in the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1951-1970, and served as gallery director; went on to operate the John Bernard Myers Gallery, 1970-1975. He was managing editor of "View" magazine, 1944-1947, edited several poetry and art publications including "Semi-Colon" and "Parenthese," and wrote extensively on art. Myers' autobiography, "Tracking the Marvelous: A Life in the New York Art World," was published in 1984.

From the description of John Bernard Myers papers, [circa 1940s]-1987 (bulk 1970-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312026676

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf MYERS, JOHN BERNARD. Franklin Furnace artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Myers, John Bernard. Myers, John Bernard: Art World Personality Files. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
creatorOf Rose, Barbara. Barbara Rose papers, 1962-circa 1969. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Aldrich, Larry,. Oral history interview with Larry Aldrich, 1972 Apr. 25-June 10 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Myers, John Bernard. John Bernard Myers papers, [ca. 1940s]-1987 (bulk 1970-1987). Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bowman, Ruth, 1923-. WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews, 1967-1973. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hardwick, Elizabeth. Papers, 1934-1991 (bulk 1960-1990). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Symington, Leslie P.,. Leslie P. Symington material relating to John Bernard Myers, 1960s-1987. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Myers, John Bernard. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Machiz, Herbert. Records concerning the Artists' Theatre, New York, 1954-1976. Houghton Library
creatorOf Catherine Viviano Gallery. Catherine Viviano Gallery records, 1930-1990, bulk 1949-1978. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Porter, Fairfield. Fairfield Porter papers, 1888-2001, bulk 1924-1975. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Myers, John Bernard. John Bernard Myers papers, [circa 1940s]-1987 (bulk 1970-1987). Archives of American Art
creatorOf MYERS, JOHN BERNARD. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Myers, John Bernard. John Bernard Myers interview, [ca. 1969]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn De Nagy, Tibor, 1908-1993. Oral history interview with Tibor de Nagy, 1976 Mar. 29. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Aldrich, Larry, person
associatedWith Bowman, Ruth, 1923- person
associatedWith Cady, Arthur. person
associatedWith Canaday, John, 1907-1985. person
associatedWith Catherine Viviano Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Davenport, Guy. person
associatedWith De Nagy, Tibor, 1908-1993 person
associatedWith Grooms, Red, person
associatedWith Hardwick, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Ingram Merrill Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Ingram Merrill Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Machiz, Herbert. person
associatedWith Marisol, 1930- person
associatedWith Porter, Fairfield. person
associatedWith Rose, Barbara person
associatedWith Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970. person
associatedWith Southampton Artists' Theatre Festival. corporateBody
associatedWith Southampton Artists' Theatre Festival. corporateBody
associatedWith Spivy-Anderson, C. Alexandra, 1942- person
associatedWith Sturdevant, Alfred, person
associatedWith Symington, Leslie P., person
associatedWith Tibor de Nagy Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Puppets
Art critics
Puppet making
Art, American
Art dealers--Interviews
Art criticism
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Active 1990

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