April 4, 2018
c magazine auction
Lot 50
Lee Henderson

To Conjure from Vapour No. 7 (The Chariot)
Anthracite coal, charcoal, copper leaf on paper  
33 x 25.5”
Estimate $2,500
Framed by Superframe

Courtesy of the artist and Zalucky Contemporary, Toronto

Lee Henderson composed 78 metaphysical whisky tasting notes into a tarot deck, with each of the 22 Major Arcana rendered by hand in coal and copper while artist-in-residence at Glenfiddich Distillery (Dufftown, UK). To Conjure From Vapour considers the “tasting note” as a communion with the spirit world, focusing on the poetry of the experience of whisky tasting. while in residence at Glenfiddich. Henderson has exhibited at The Phillips Collection (Washington D.C.); Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington D.C.); Magenta Festival Boston; The Zero Film Festival (USA); Dunlop Art Gallery (Regina); Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatoon); The Rooms (St. Johns); SÍM (Reykjavik); as Visiting Artist at Open Studio; and at Zalucky Contemporary.