I Sleep in the Orchard


with Emilia Kabakov

YEAR: 2008



Collection Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea – CRT, Turin.


Three earlier versions of I Sleep in the Orchard are part of the following installations:

See CRI, vol. 1, no. 50, Mental Institution or Institute for Creative Research (Room no. 4 I Sleep in the Orchard), pp. 330–335.

See CRI, vol. 2, no. 117, The Palace of Projects (project no. 25 I Sleep in the Garden). pp. 244–251.

See CRI, vol. 3, no. 183, Monument to the City of Bordeaux: The House of Characters, (Room named Je dors Dans le Jardin), pp. 288–299.

See CRP, vol. 1, no. 50, p. 103; no. 96, p. 170; no. 224, p. 294; no. 280, p. 351; no. 499, p. 236; no. 500, p. 237.


Sprovieri Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: I Sleep in the Orchard, December 5, 2008, to February 14, 2009.

Haunch of Venison, London, United Kingdom
Glasnost: Soviet Non-Conformist Art from the 1980s, April 16 to June 26, 2010.

Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Torino (Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art Turin), Italy
Eroi (Heros), GAM – May 19 to November 6, 2011.

Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Torino, Italy
Permanent installation at GAM



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