Heide Hatry: Icons in Ash
Icons in Ash, A Collaborative Conceptual Artist's Book. 268 pages, 19 images, Station Hill Press, Barrytown, New York, in association with Ubu Gallery, New York, 2017
Icons in Ash, A Collaborative Conceptual Artist’s Book. 268 pages, 19 images, Station Hill Press, Barrytown, New York, in association with Ubu Gallery, New York, 2017
Icons in Ash includes seventeen of Hatry’s portraits incorporating the ashes of the deceased she has represented and the writings of twenty-seven contemporary authors who contribute engaging meditations on death, the dead body, art, relics, psychology, philosophy, religion, mourning, evolution, transformation, and immortality. Contributors include Michaël Amy, Hans Belting, Stanley B. Burns and Elizabeth A. Burns, Mark Dery, Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, Anthony Haden-Guest, Heide Hatry, Eleanor Heartney, Phoebe Hoban, Siri Hustvedt, Gavin Keeney, Thomas W. Laqueur, Deborah Lutz, Jonas Mekas, Lydia Millet, Rick Moody, Marc Pachter, Steven Pinker, George Quasha, Claudia Steinberg, Wolf Singer, Adele Tutter, Luisa Valenzuela, Peter Weibel, Linda Weintraub, Franz Josef Wetz, John Wronoski, and Naief Yehya.