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Ydessa Hendeles, C.M., O.Ont., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Ydessa Hendeles, C.M., O.Ont., LL.D. C.M. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada October 29, 2004 March 11, 2005
Considered one of the world's top art collectors, she generously shares her collection with the public through her Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation. Perceptive, dedicated and passionate, she is admired as an innovative curator, concentrating on living artists and endeavouring to help people understand themselves and their culture through art. Widely respected, she serves on the international council of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and was the first Canadian member of the international council of the Tate Gallery in London, England.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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