N. Dash
American, born 1980
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Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Painting/Object: Sarah Crowner, N. Dash, Sam Moyer, Julia Rommel, Erin Shirreff,
The FLAG Art Foundation
N. Dash,
Zeno X Gallery
2014
Hammer Projects: N. Dash,
Hammer Museum

N. Dash engages with the sense of touch as her primary mode for exploring the connections between her artwork and its organic source material. She juxtaposes common materials like paint and canvas with their raw counterparts, such as pigment or adobe mud gathered from New Mexico. Dash’s use of these disparate elements in her paintings, works on paper, and photographs provides compelling entry points into their histories. The performative roots of her practice and the physical contact required to construct her pieces establishes her body as a presence in the work, giving both warmth and gravitas to her minimalist arrangements.