SOLD OUT | From her wooden sleep...



This artist’s book interprets Canadian, German-born artist Ydessa Hendeles’ work From her wooden sleep..., a multilayered meditation on difference, diversity and group dynamics. Presented as a part of The Milliner's Daughter, her major retrospective at The Power Plant in Summer 2017, the piece is a unique group of 150 wooden artists’ manikins: dating from 1520 to 1930 and ranging in scale from palm-size to life-size, the manikins surround a lone figure exposed to their collective gaze, providing the framework for Hendeles’ exploration of psychologically charged cultural artifacts. Renowned for her large-scale, site-specific curatorial compositions, Hendeles—who has blurred the borders between collector, curator and artist, fashioning her own distinctive space in the art world—integrates artworks, artifacts and found objects to create unique installation experiences. This book of images is curated by the artist and presented with her own notes.

Graphic Design: Lisa Kiss

Product Information

  • Publisher:  Hatje Cantz Verlag
  • Year: 2016
  • ISBN: 978-9-7757-4103-3
  • Dimensions:  24 cm x 31 cm
  • Availability: Sold Out
  • Other Information: Clothbound; includes a CD of Claude Debussy's “Golliwogg’s Cakewalk”—audio track for From her wooden sleep....

    Product Code: CHENDELES