Julian Hoeber

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Born 1974, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
M.F.A., Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
B.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
B.A., Tufts University, Medford, MA
Karel de Grote Hogeschool, Antwerp, Belgium
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


Solo Exhibitions

I Went to See Myself but I Saw You, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

Relief from Pictures, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Research & Personal Development, Blum & Poe, New York, NY

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

The Inward Turn, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Inners, Fused Space, San Francisco, CA

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Harris Lieberman, New York, NY
Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Hammer Projects: Julian Hoeber, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
All that is solid melts into air, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, Italy
Talkers are No Good Doers, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Essor Gallery, London, UK

Killing Friends, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA

Group Exhibitions

Toward a Tangled Turn: Knots, Nets, Threads & Loops, Sheppard Contemporary at the University of Nevada, Reno
A Growing Season, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA
Cloud 9, Left Field Gallery, Round Room at the Madonna Inn, San Luis Obispo, CA
The Future Won’t Be Long Now, Someday Gallery, New York, NY

Schindler House: 100 Years in the Making, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Silverman Presents, The Orange Advisory, Minneapolis, MN

We Are Here, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

Desert X 2019, Palm Springs, CA

Horizon Lines, Jessica Silverman at 288 Pacific, San Francisco, CA
Kinship, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA
Rose Ocean: Living with Duchamp, Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
A Traditional Revolution, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX

I LOVE L.A., Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
Vertical Gardens, Antenna Space, Shanghai, China
Skip Tracer, M. LeBlanc, Chicago, IL
Progeny!, EFA Project Space, New York, NY

Madames Electrics, curated by Shana Lutker, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA
Gold Rush, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Expanded Fields, Nymphius Projekte Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan

Picture the Cricket’s Legs Apart, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL

Please Enter, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
(Dec)curation, R & Company, New York, NY
Forms of Abstraction: American Abstraction from the 1950s to Today, Simon C. Dickinson, London, UK
Julian Hoeber and André Kertész, Zach Feuer, New York, NY
Unsparing Quality, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Post-op: Perceptual Gone Painterly1958-2014, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France

Painting in Place, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Los Angeles, CA
Educational Complex Edit: Videos from the Students of Mike Kelley, Art Gallery, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
Beyond the Object, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Your History is Our History, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Across the Pacific: Young Artists from L.A., 313 Art Project, Seoul, Korea
Surface in Volume, Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy
The Paranoia of Time, Carter & Citizen, Los Angeles, CA

American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL
Fun House, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
2/3 D AbstractionBodson-Emelincks Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Adult Contemporary: Family Romance, Kavi Gupta, Berlin, Germany

Valentin Carron, Philippe Decrauzat, Thomas Fougeirol, Julian Hoeber, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Drawings, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Inaugural Group Exhibition, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Delusionarium 4, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
A Lower World: Excesses and Extremes in Film and Video, Pixel Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (curated by Pleasure Dome Film and Video Programming Collective)
Los Angeles Confidential, Parc St. Leger Art Contemporain, Pougues Les Eaux, France
Against the Grain, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Murder Pretended, Casa Vecina, Mexico City, Mexico
Constellation, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL

Panic Room – Works from The Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation Centre For Contemporary  Art, Athens, Greece
Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Trudi: No Jerks, Rental Gallery, NY

Selected State, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
JSA (Jim Shaw’s Army), Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
many, many guys and girls, all real beauties, Circus of Books Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (curated by Julian Hoeber)
The Wonder and Horror of the Human Head, 4F, Los Angeles, CA

Very Early Pictures, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, 21 May – 24 July; Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2004: Planet B: The Aesthetics of the B-Movie, Palais Thurn & Taxis and Magazin4, Bregenz, Austria
Zaishoku kenbi = Art & Money, Base Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Inaugural Group Show, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Premiere, A Gavlak Projects Production, New York, NY
I See a Darkness, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA

Morbid Curiosity II, I-20, New York, NY

Morbid Curiosity, Los Angeles, CA

Vivisection Diaries/Playing Dead and Other Work (with Jacqueline Cooper), jennjoygallery, San Francisco, CA
Blood & Fog, with Tom Allen at ACCD Graduate Studios, Pasadena, CA

Face to Face, The Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY

Intro, jennjoygallery, San Francisco, CA



Loops, FELTspace, Adelaida, Australia
Adult Contemporary – Dirty Black Summer, Kavi Gupta, Berlin, Germany (Screening: Killing Friends)
New York International Independent Video and Film Festival, Laemmle Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA (Screening: Talkers are No Good Doers)


Curatorial Projects

Bingo for Felons, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA. Curated by Julian Hoeber and Alix Lambert.

No Person May Carry A Fish Into A Bar, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Julian Hoeber and Alix Lambert.

many, many guys and girls, all real beauties, Circus of Books Gallery, Santa Monica, CA



Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA



“Here are five new and forthcoming architecture exhibitions to check out this summer.” The Architect’s Newspaper, May 20, 2022.
Bravo, Tony. “Even in a pandemic, spending time with artists remains the best thing about San Francisco art week.” San Francisco Chronicle Datebook, January 22, 2022.

“Going On About Town: Julian Hoeber.” New Yorker, February, 2018.

Vankin, Deborah. “Beverly Center as Art Gallery? How Some Big-Name Artists Are behind Those Construction Barricades.” Los Angeles Times, April 20, 2017.

Akel, Joseph. “Julian Hoeber.” Modern Painters, March, 2016

Simmons, Amanda N. “Review: The Inward Turn.” Art Practical. December 1, 2015
Chun, Kimberly. “Julian Hoeber: LA Artist chews on interesting theme at S.F. gallery showing.” SF Gate. December 8, 2015
Sachs, Danica. “Critic’s Pick: Julian Hoeber.” Artforum. November 27, 2015
Lutz, Leora. “A Scholar’s Airport as the Body’s Proxy: Julian Hoeber’s The Inward Turn.” SFAQ. November 24, 2015
Slenske, Michael. “Julian Hoeber: Turn Around – Julian Hoeber’s Latest Solo Show Takes Off.” Wallpaper*. November 9, 2015
Hoeber, Julian. “The Fan Club.” Frieze. October, 2015
“Artist Michelle Grabner’s Picks From EXPO Chicago 2015.” Artspace.com. September 14, 2015
“Contemporary Art Daily Founder Forrest Nash’s Picks From EXPO Chicago 2015.” Artspace.com. September 14, 2015
Gluck, Marissa. “When L.A. Artists Need a Place to Live and Paint, They Call Keith Couser.” LA Weekly. August 14, 2015
Berardini, Andrew. “Raindance.” Artforum. July 20, 2015
Wu, Su. “Dave Muller’s Three Day Weekend Playlist.” T Magazine. July 13, 2015
Indrisek, Scott. “Art, Lovers: Romantic Teamwork in Bushwick’s ‘Swingers WKND.’” BlouinArtInfo.com. June 4, 2015
“The Strange and Mysterious Case of Demon Hill: Julian Hoeber’s Gravitational Anomaly.” Marky.com. May 21, 2015

Fort, Thomas. “Post-Op: Du perceptuel au pictural, 1958-2014.” 02. April 7, 2014
Hoeber, Julian. “Artists at Work: Jim Shaw.” Eastofborneo.org. April 30, 2014
Karapetian, Farrah. Unsparing Quality. Los Angeles: Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, 2014
Poirier, Matthieu. Post-Op: Perceptual Gone Painterly. Paris: Galerie Perrotin, 2014.
Roselione-Valadez, Juan, ed. Rubell Family Collection: Highlights and Artists’ Writings, Volume 1. Miami: Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, 2014

Arnosky, Mischa. “No Bingo for Felons’ at Arcadia University’s Art Gallery.”Abington Patch. September 1, 2013
Biller, Steven. “Palm Springs & the High Desert: It’s a Dry Heat.” Art Ltd(January-February 2013): 12-16, supplement
Crimmins, Peter. “Scenes of the Crime Featured in ‘No Bingo for Felons at Arcadia Gallery.” Newsworks.org., September 3, 2013
Difilippo, Dana. “Art Exhibition Showcases Links Between Art and Crime.”Philly.com. August 30, 2013
Drohojowska,-Philp, Hunter. “Painting in Place.” KCRW.com. June 13, 2013
Joy, Jenn. “Julian Hoeber.” Bomblog. January 2, 2013
Melrod, George. “LAND Founder Shamim M. Momin Is Making Waves with Her Rigorous and Innovative Approach to Public Art.” ArtLtd. September-October 2013: 62-63
Newhall, Edith. “Fanciful ‘Chopsticks’ That Celebrate Duality of Life.”Philadelphia Inquirer. October 13, 2013
Newhouse, Sam. “Crimes and Misdemeanors – No Bingo for Felons at Arcadia University.” Theartblog.org. October 16, 2013
Wagley, Catherine. “When Art Meets Therapy.” L.A. Weekly. July 18, 2013

Black, Ezrha. “Julian Hoeber at Carter & Citizen and Blum & Poe.” Artillery 6, no. 6 (Summer 2012): 18-19
Howe, Holly. “Holly Howe’s Top Five from ArtHK 2012.” Fadwebsite.com. May 18, 2012
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, and Jeff Hassay. “Ball of Confusion.” Artforum.com. February 5, 2012
McGarry, Kevin. “Out There: Mystery Theater.” New York Times Style Magazine. February 1, 2012
Moshayedi, Aram. “No Person May Carry a Fish into a Bar.” Artforum.com. August 13, 2012
Myers, Holly. “‘Crime Gets Creative.” Los Angeles Times. August 3, 2012
Palmerton, Elwyn. “Julian Hoeber: Harris Lieberman Gallery.” Frieze, no. 151 (November-December 2012): 171
Shaw, Michael. “Julian Hoeber: Vigorous and Rigorous, Demon Hill & de Menil.” Theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com. May 25, 2012

Foss, Paul. “Julian Hoeber: Hammer Museum.” Art in America 99, no. 4 (April 2011): 131
Knight, Christopher. “Abstraction Rooted in Reality.” Los Angeles Times. February 18, 2011
Poundstone, William. “Mystery Spot: Julian Hoeber’s “Demon Hill.”Artinfo.com. February 8, 2011
Powers, Jessica. “Lost in the Funhouse.” Artslant.com. July 12, 2011
Roselione-Valadez, Juan, ed. American Exuberance. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2011
Rosenberg, David. Art of Flying: Les Nouveaux Horizons de l’Art. Paris: Assouline, 2011
Schad, Ed. “Julian Hoeber.” ArtReview, no. 50 (May 2011): 126
Taft, Catherine. “Julian Hoeber: Blum & Poe.” Artforum 49, no. 8 (April 2011): 224
Trachta, Ali. “Get Hammered.” LA Weekly. January 27, 2011
Upchurch, Michael. “’Funhouse’ at Western Bridge is Off-Kilter Art.” Seattle Times. June 24, 2011

Wagley, Catherine. “Mystery Spot.” DailyServing.com. December 17, 2010
Berardini, Andrew. “Julian Hoeber: Hammer Museum.” Artforum.com. December 1, 2010
Rosenberg, David. Art of Flying: Les nouveaux horizons de l’art. New York: Assouline. 2010
Sante, Luc. Julian Hoeber. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, 2010
Stacey, Allan. “Demon Hill.” Eastofborneo.org. December 16, 2010
Taylor, Brittany. “Hammer Exhibit Confounds Gravity.” DailyBruin.com. November 5, 2010

Fiduccia, Joanna. “Julian Hoeber Praz-Delavallade.” Artforum 47, no. 9 (May 2009): 249
Rattemeyer, Christian. The Judith Rothschild Foundation Catalogue Raisonné. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2009
Smith, Sarah Neel. “Julian Hoeber: Blum & Poe.” Whitehot Magazine. January 2009

Bedford, Christopher. “Against the Grain.” Frieze, no. 119 (November-December 2008): 201-02
Berardini, Andrew. “Julian Hoeber: All That is Solid Melts into Air.” THE Magazine (November 2008): 51
Berardini, Andrew. “Sketches: August 21, 2008,” LA City Beat. August 21, 2008
Karapetian, Farrah. “Against the Grain.” Whitehot Magazine. September 2008
Khadivi, Jesi. “Julian Hoeber: Blum & Poe.” Artweek 39, no. 9 (November 2008): 19-20
Miles, Christopher. “Opening Week at L.A. Galleries: The Fall Art Season Begins.” LA Weekly. September 11, 2008
Noe, Palola. “Julian Hoeber.” Flash Art (Italian ed.) 41, no. 267 (December 2007-January 2008): 119
Ollman, Leah. “A Show’s Artists in a State of Unrest.” Los Angeles Times. August 8, 2008
Pagel, David. “A Thoughtful Look at Casual Violence,” Los Angeles Times. September 26, 2008
Taft, Catherine. “Julian Hoeber: All That Is Solid Melts into Air.” ArtReview no. 28 (December 2008): 123
Tully, Judd. “Art Basel Sets Out at Orderly Sprint.” ArtInfo.com. June 3, 2008
Vogel, Carol. “At Art Basel, Old Names And Few Showstoppers.” New York Times. June 5, 2008
Wagley, Catherine. “Julian Hoeber.” DailyServing.com. September 4, 2008

Grayson, Kathy, ed. Panic Room: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Works on Paper Collection. New York: Deitch Projects; Athens, Greece: Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, 2007

The Wonder and Horror of the Human Head.” Los Angeles Times. May 25, 2006
Wilder, Matthew. “JSA.” ArtForum.com. January 13, 2006

Kraus, Chris, ed. LA Artland. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2005
Willis, Holly. “Review: Talkers Are No Good Doers.” LA Weekly. February 25-March 3, 2005
Hoeber, Julian. Vice Magazine 12, no. 6, (2005): 37

Hoeber, Julian. “A Few Words on Killing Friends” in Planet B: The Aesthetics of B-Movies. Bregenz: Palais Thurn & Taxis, 2004, 73-77
Zaishoku kenbi = Art & Money. Tokyo: Base Gallery, 2004
Hoeber, Julian. Vice Magazine 11 no. 6, (2004): 69

“Art: Julian Hoeber.” KultureFlash. March 25, 2003
Dyer, Richard. “London.” Contemporary, no. 49 (2003): 18-19
Falconer, Morgan. “Julian Hoeber/Essor Gallery.” What’s On in London. March 2003
Herbert, Martin. “Preview.” Pluck (March-April 2003): 29
Herbert, Martin. “Julian Hoeber.” Time Out (London). March 19-26, 2003
LaBelle, Charles. “I See a Darkness.” Frieze, no. 76 (June-August 2003): 116
Payne, Rosalyn. “Don’t Be Alarmed – It’s Only Art!,” Southwark News. February 20, 2003
Pinsent, Richard. “Julian Hoeber: Killing Friends.” Art Newspaper 9, no. 133 (February 2003): 16
Schmitz, Edgar. “Julian Hoeber: Killing Friends.” Kunstforum International, no. 164 (March-May 2003): 373-74
Zamet, Kate. “Julian Hoeber: Essor Gallery.” Flash Art 36, no. 229 (March-April 2003): 114

Pagel, David. “Julian Hoeber’s World: the Horror, the Humor.” Los Angeles Times. May 31, 2002
Tumlir, Jan. “Morbid Curiosity: The Art School Curriculum and Modernism Unbound.” Artext, no. 76 (Fall 2002): 64-76

Cooper, Jacqueline. “Shiny Happy People: Art and Special Effects.” New Art Examiner 28, no. 10 (July-August 2001): 68-75
Weissman, Benjamin. “Notes Toward an Autobiography of Paul McCarthy.” X-Tra 4, no. 2 (August 2001): 22-29


Teaching Experience

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Claremont Graduate University, School of Arts and Humanities, Department of Art, Claremont, CA

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Claremont Graduate University, School of Arts and Humanities, Department of Art, Claremont, CA

Guest Graduate Advisor for Sarah Cromarty, MFA Thesis Panel with Don Suggs, Lari Pittman and Catherine Opie, UCLA Department of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Lecturer, Otis College of Art and Design, Department of Sculpture and New Genres, Los Angeles, CA


Public Collections

Deste Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Rosenblum Collection & Friends, Paris, France
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Western Bridge Museum, Seattle, WA