Bénédicte Henderick


40 x 30 cm
Purchase SPACE Liege
Acquisition: 2011
Location: Liege-Musée des Beaux-Arts

Bénédicte Henderick is a mixed media artist and restaurer of old paintings; she creates installations, drawings and objets somewhere in between design and sculpture. “Specifically Bénédicte Henderick’s artistic thought process is to set aside agreed artistic references in an usual space where the density of intimacy takes precedence (…). This work in its entirety is a human being that shares what it progressively delivers both decisively and hesitantly: on the one hand, sculptures, and, on the other, drawings, with desire and suffering in the memories and projections which he inhabits”. The drawing of Bénédicte Henderick belongs to the third and last chapter of the series Laetitia B.: Autopsie (2005-2009), entitled Offside but Alive. (Autopsy, final shot). The artist traces and retraces a physical and psychic path, personal and mysterious, through structures that suggest fragments of housing or furniture marked by memories of childhood. An intense reflection on the meaning of life, its fragility, love and death. (Genaro Marcos)


Lives and works in Brussels