Dempsey Bob: In His Own Voice
Hardcover, 216 pages, 9 x 10 inches Figure 1 Publishing, 2022 Dempsey Bob; Foreword by co-curator Sarah Milroy. In collaboration with the McMichael Canadian Art Collection & the Audain Art MuseumDempsey Bob: In His Own Voice is based on the first full-scale solo museum exhibition of this extraordinary Tahltan-Tlingit artist, one of the finest living carvers of the Northwest Coast. Drawing from extensive interviews with the artist by the exhibition’s co-curator, Sarah Milroy, the book presents the story of his life told his own way, including extensive and intimate reflections on the creation of particular works. Gorgeous photographs of the artworks, which are drawn from key private collections in Canada and public collections in Canada, the US and beyond, are supplemented with material from his sketchbooks to create a vivid portrait of the creative process.