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Rachel Whiteread

A brief introduction of artist Rachel Whiteread and her work.

Nick Barnes

on 1 December 2011

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Transcript of Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread English contemporary sculpter.
Born in london in 1963. Education
Studied painting at Brighton Polytechnic (1982-85)
Sculpture at the Slade School of Fine Art (1985-87) Process:
mainly cast work Some 2D work "My drawings are a diary of my work" Embankment
14,000 boxes Untitled 'Untitled (One Hundred Spaces)'
underneath chairs Negative Space Negative Space ghost
helped launch her career Untitled (Paperbacks) Judenplatz Memorial
(Nameless Library)
Judenplatz, Vienna, Austria
concrete and steel

"people of the book" No door knobs... “This monument shouldn’t be beautiful, It must hurt.” House
1993 Turner Prize temp. monument to lost communities sprayed liquid concrete onto building 1993, for best artist of the year. ...and the same day won the K Foundation art award... ...for worst artist of the year. Long story... ...ended up with a million pounds being burned. Sources: michaelhoppengallery.com
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