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Shana Nys Dambrot
Shana Nys Dambrot is an art critic, curator, and author based in Los Angeles. She is currently L.A. editor for Whitehot Magazine, contributing editor to Art Ltd., and a contributor to KCET’s Artbound, Flaunt, Huffington Post, The Creators Project, Vs. Magazine, Palm Springs Life, Montage, Desert Magazine, L.A. Review of Books, and Porter & Sail. She studied art history at Vassar College, writes loads of essays for art books and exhibition catalogs, curates and/or juries a few exhibitions each year, sometimes exhibits her photography and publishes short fiction, and speaks in public at galleries, schools, and cultural institutions nationally. An account of her activities is sometimes updated at sndx.net.
Post date: 2018-04-19T10:26:45-07:00
There’s a long and glorious tradition of artists turning to their immediate surroundings for the materials with which to make their work. So when an artist becomes a parent, specifically a mom, why not expect the same kinds of investigations?
Post date: 2018-04-11T10:17:54-07:00
The greatest (meaning both the largest and the best preserved) concentration of Native American rock art in the country is only about a hundred miles north of Los Angeles. It's in China Lake Naval Base. And that’s where things get interesting.
Post date: 2018-04-11T09:58:55-07:00
Before the golden age of Hollywood Westerns, the mythology and allure of the American West was portrayed by dedicated, skilled landscape painters. Their legacy continues today.
Post date: 2017-06-27T13:58:18-07:00
Meet the artists who have set themselves on botanical time, creating intricate works that do more than look pretty.
Post date: 2017-03-17T14:33:23-07:00
Nearly half of Desert X happens “in town” or on its adjacent fringes, as opposed to the mythical and rather apocryphal “open” or “empty” desert.
Post date: 2017-03-06T01:59:00-08:00
In Los Angeles, a pair of exhibitions tied to Iranian heritage showcase artists who live and work all over the world.