Maasai Mara National Park, Kenya, 2014 - Photo by Osceola Refetoff
Shana Nys Dambrot is an art critic, curator, and author based in Downtown LA. She is the Arts Editor for the L.A. Weekly, and a contributor to Whitehot, Flaunt, Art & Cake, and Artillery. She studied Art History at Vassar College, writes book and catalog essays, curates and juries exhibitions, is a dedicated Instagram photographer and author of the experimental novella Zen Psychosis (2020, Griffith Moon), and speaks at galleries, schools, and cultural institutions nationally. She is a member of ArtTable and the LA Press Club, and sits on the Boards of Art Share-LA and the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art, the Advisory Council of Building Bridges Art Exchange, and the Brain Trust of Some Serious Business.
Reviews + Interviews + Books + Essays + Special Features + Panels + Curatorial Projects + Lectures + Internet TV
LA Weekly + Artbound + Whitehot + Artillery + Art & Cake + Flaunt
Palm Springs Life + Porter & Sail + Jenkem + Riot Material + West Hollywood Lifestyle + Fabrik + Cartwheel + Vice + HuffPost + Art Ltd. + Juxtapoz + Artkrush + ArtReview + Kotori + OneWorld + Scene Magazine + Bespoke + Montage + Desert Magazine + Set Decor + COMPASS + SoHo House + Angeleno + Venice + ARTnews + TimeOut + Intersection + tema celeste + Artweek + Modern Painters + Juxtapoz + Bluecanvas + Art Asia Pacific + LA Canvas + Flavorwire + THE Magazine LA + VS. Magazine