Tyler Green (journalist)

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Tyler Green
Occupation Art critic, historian

Tyler Green is an award-winning art critic and historian. He produces and hosts The Modern Art Notes Podcast, a weekly digital audio program that features interviews with artists and art historians such as Richard Serra, Robert Irwin, Phyllida Barlow, Carl Andre, Sophie Calle, Vija Celmins, Mark Bradford, Julie Mehretu, Jo Ann Callis, and Shirin Neshat.[1] Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee called The MAN Podcast "one of the great archives of the art of our time."[2]

Green is also writing a book about 19th-century artist Carleton Watkins and the leading role Watkins played in making the West American. The book will be published by University of California Press in early 2018.[3]

Green wrote and edited the website Modern Art Notes (MAN) from 2001-14. The U.S. chapter of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA-USA) awarded Green one of its two inaugural awards for art criticism in 2014. The award included a citation for the MAN Podcast. (The other inaugural award was given to New York Times critic Holland Cotter.)

From 2010-2014 Green was the columnist for the monthly art magazine, Modern Painters.[4] He is a member of the United States section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).[5]


Green has written for many print and digital magazines, including New York Times Lens,[6] Fortune,[7] Conde Nast Portfolio and Smithsonian. Green has contributed op-eds to newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Wall Street Journal. His commentary has also aired on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” Books featuring his work include “San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 360: Views on the Collection,”[8] and a forthcoming, Steidl-published David Maisel monograph. From 2010-2014 he was the columnist for Modern Painters magazine.

Modern Art Notes[edit]

This website covered modern and contemporary art issues and featured criticism. Forbes magazine once named MAN a "Best of the Web" site, and publications such as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time, the Detroit Free Press, the Boston Globe, the Denver Post, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Slate, and Art in America all featured MAN.


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