This straitjacket restrained adult patients in psychiatric hospitals during the 1930s through to the 1960s. It is made of heavy canvas. It has four ties on the main body and excessively long arms. These wrap around and tie behind the back. Such garments restricted the movements of patients considered violent or unruly. Their use was phased out when anti-psychotic drugs and more ‘humane’ methods of management were introduced.

This straitjacket restrained adult patients in psychiatric hospitals during the through to the It is made of heavy canvas. It has four ties on the main body and excessively long arms.

unicorn (rebecca horn: sculpture (static & kinetic), performance)

Rebecca Horn, Unicorn, 1970 A still from an early film made in 1970 about the ‘Einhorn’ ('Unicorn’) performance, in which a woman walks through the countryside for 12 hours with the 'Unicorn’ object.

Costumes for "Singing in Heaven" (concert by Dadawa, 2001), created by Ma Ke, founder of "Wuyong" fashion house and "Exception de Mixmind" brand

Costumes for "Singing in Heaven" (concert by Dadawa, created by Ma Ke, founder of "Wuyong" fashion house and "Exception de Mixmind" brand

Rebecca Horn, Mechanischer Körperfächer (body fan 2) > the fan suits my body -- i carry it and i balance it on my shoulders so that head and sho...

Rebecca Horn, Mechanischer Körperfächer (body fan > the fan suits my body -- i carry it and i balance it on my shoulders so that head and sho.

Rebecca Horn, Arm Extensions 1968

Rebecca Horn, 'Arm Extensions' 1968 - 'Radical Thinkers: the art, sex and politics of feminism Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium Monday 9 February –


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REBECCA HORN « THE VERTEBRAE ORACLE » AT SEAN KELLY GALLERY, NEW YORK

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