Category: Dana Sherwood

July 16, 2019 Artists, Press

Dana Sherwood in The New York Times

Food Is Part of the Fun at Storm King By: Florence Fabricant, July 16, 2019 “Mark Dion: Follies,” a show at Storm King Art Center, is a series of small structures and sheds. Food and eating figure into some of the whimsical interactive works by the American artist Mark Dion that now dot the Storm King Art Center’s more than 500 acres and museum in the Hudson Valley. Called follies, they’re small structures and sheds that the visitor can enter or peer…Read More


January 09, 2018 Press

Dana Sherwood Featured In Wild Air

Dana Sherwood is In Wild Air Volume V | Edition LVIII Made by Heath Killen View on In Wild Air Dana Sherwood is In Wild Air Dana Sherwood is a New York based artist whose work explores contact between human and non-human animals in order to understand culture and behavior. Her sculptures, videos, and watercolors portray ritualized feedings Sherwood creates for animals who live on the frontiers of human civilization. She experiments night after night serving them decadent cakes, sculpted…Read More


December 08, 2017 Art Fairs, Press

Dana Sherwood in Surface

Will Work With Food By Kevin West Printed in December Issue Posted on December 08, 2017 Read on Surface. …Dana Sherwood stretches food-based identity to its furthest limit—as the defining activity of the species Homo sapiens—and keeps going. Inspired by 19th-century illustrated cooking encyclopedias, 1960s Jell-O molds, and the writing of Claude Levi-Strauss, the New York–based artist creates feasts not intended for human consumption. Instead, Sherwood composes her outdoor banquets, turns on a nighttime infrared surveillance camera, and heads inside….Read More


December 08, 2017 Art Fairs, Press

Dana Sherwood Named 10 Emerging Artists to Discover at Untitled, Miami Beach

10 Emerging Artists to Discover at Untitled, Miami Beach By Scott Indrisek Dec 5, 2017 Read on Artsy Untitled returned for its sixth edition in Miami on Tuesday, its stylish tent set up mere feet from the waves crashing onto South Beach. The fair continues to hone its status as a go-to stop for savvy collectors, especially those whose budget might max out at $10,000. Artsy hit the booths on preview day to scout the works that you’ll want to…Read More


August 15, 2017 Events, Outside Exhibitions, Press

Dana Sherwood and dOGUMENTA in The New York Times

Treats, Jewelry and AstroTurf: Scenes From an Art Show for Dogs By JOSHUA BARONE   Photographs by KRISTA SCHLUETER   Produced by LAURA O’NEILL AUGUST 11, 2017 Read in The New York Times. Could a pioneering art show for dogs — supposedly organized by a dog — be called anything other than Dogumenta? The idea came from the art critic Jessica Dawson, whose rescue dog, Rocky, often accompanies her on trips to galleries. “I was surprised to see that Rocky…Read More


February 11, 2016 Events

Dana Sherwood to speak at the NeueHouse

In Conversation: Mark Dion & Dana Sherwood Friday, February 19th from 6:45-8pm NeueHouse Madison Square  |  110 East 25th Street Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood are both artists who work around issue of the culture of nature. While each have an independent practice, they also collaborate with each other. This talk, organized in partnership with Gladstone Gallery, will highlight their global practice featuring works across four continents, with Dion speaking about works like “The Wonder Workshop”, produced during the most…Read More


February 02, 2016 Press

Dana Sherwood in Hyperallergic

“An Artist Serves Up Decadent Feasts for Wild Animals” by Allison Meier, February 1, 2016 Read on Hyperallergic Over the past few years, New York-based artist Dana Sherwood has organized a picnic for wild baboons on the South African coast, left banquets for raccoons in the suburbs of South Florida, and concocted a molded terrine of jellied spam, beef, hot dogs, and marrow bones for coyotes. Most recently, she made elaborate confections of meat, fish, and local produce for ocelots,…Read More


February 01, 2016 Press

Dana Sherwood interviewed by SciArt in America

STRAIGHT TALK with Dana Sherwood View PDF of article. Dana Sherwood is a New York–based artist who blurs the line between the domestic and the wild through her mixed media and documentary art. Concerned with “the semiotics of desire and melancholia present at the intersection of the two worlds,” Sherwood’s work explores novel ideas such as what it means, and what it looks like, to create a picnic basket for South African baboons. Sherwood has exhibited internationally including at New York’s Marianne Boesky Gallery, Mixed Greens Gallery, Socrates Sculpture Park, and Flux Factory as…Read More


January 21, 2016 Press

Dana Sherwood in Art Observed

NEW YORK – DANA SHERWOOD: “CROSSING THE WILD LINE” AT DENNY GALLERY THROUGH FEBRUARY 21ST, 2016 By J. Holburn, January 20th, 2016 Read on Art Observed Dana Sherwood’s conceptual focus is the Anthropocene, a contentious term which in essence describes our present and future epoch, framed by the destabilization of nature as impacted by human activity on earth. With a practice that spans drawing, video, and sculptural installations, her work intervenes to engage local wildlife and open up a realm…Read More


January 19, 2016 Press

Dana Sherwood in Sunday Styles


January 14, 2016 Press

Dana Sherwood in DNAinfo

New LES Art Exhibit Re-Examines ‘Nature’ in Human-Shaped World By Savannah Cox, January 13, 2016 Read on DNAinfo. From hanging out in the Mets’ weight room to “invading” the backyards of South Park Sloperesidents, raccoons have been getting a lot of press lately. Many consider the increased presence of these charcoal-eyed creatures to be an annoyance, but Washington Heights artist Dana Sherwood views them as signs of something else: the Anthropocene. The term refers to the era that some scientists…Read More


January 12, 2016 Press

Dana Sherwood in the New York Times

“Art Made by Tempting Animals” by Kat Herriman New York Times, January 12, 2016   At the artist Dana Sherwood’s apartment on the Upper West Side, her dog, Hera, answers the door, tail wagging. A lifelong equestrian who now competes in dressage, Sherwood is used to collaborating with animals — and connects with them on a fundamental level. “Dressage is all about understanding a horse through the feel of your body; it’s like inventing another language,” says Sherwood. “What I’m…Read More


January 08, 2016 Press

Dana Sherwood in Food & Wine

The Artist Who Lured an Ocelot to Dinner by Rachel Corbett Food & Wine, January 7, 2016 Dana Sherwood creates sculpture-like meals to entice wild animals, then illustrates her dinner guests. A few months ago, Dana Sherwood went shopping for a dinner party. On her list were pigs’ tails, a three-foot ox liver, a whole chicken and mangoes. She spent a week preparing an al fresco feast including carne de sol and traditional Brazilian street meats. Then, on the appointed…Read More


January 06, 2016 Press

Dana Sherwood in Art F City’s Must-See Art Events

Read on Art F City This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Gallery Armageddon By Paddy Johnson, Michael Anthony Farley, Rea McNamara on January 4, 2016 Those who thought they’d ease into the work week after the holiday break will be sorely disappointed. Nearly every gallery in the city has an opening. Between the Abrons Art Center’s American Realness Festival opening this week and a rash of Chelsea and Lower East Side shows, your calendar will be full. And not just with…Read More


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