Holly Myers is a writer, critic, and sometimes curator currently based in New Mexico. Her art writing and criticism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the LA Weekly, the New York Times, Art + Auction, and Modern Painters, among other publications. She is the co-editor of Rabble, an imprint of Insert Blanc Press that aims to foster and promote innovative critical writing. Her fiction has appeared in Zyzzyva and Joyland. Her story “The Guest House” was anthologized in New California Writing 2012 (Heyday).
Learning from Mike KelleyBy Holly Myers
When Mike Kelley died in January 2012, a hush went over the L.A. art world. Kelley was an important artist by any measure, in any cityhis obituary ran all over the worldbut in Los Angeles in particular his influence was profound.