Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread

United Kingdom 1963

Sculpture

Rachel Whiteread
Rachel Whiteread
Female
United Kingdom
1963
August 26, 2013
Ok, I know it's so damn corny to quote somebody just to describe yourself, let alone Confucius, but this quote says all about my relationship with Widewalls, so forgive me for doing this: Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Am I forgiven?

Rachel Whiteread is an British artist, a winner of the Turner Prize, who primarily produces sculptures, which typically take the form of casts.

How Spaces Resonate Between Five Contemporary Artists at Fondation Beyeler

At the Swiss museum, five contemporary artists interpret the concept of space through the media of drawing, sculpture and sound in a unique way.

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7 Chess Sets Designed by Famous Artists

Christie's London will host an auction combining art and chess, offering chess set designs made by some of the 20th century’s most important artists.

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Rachel Whiteread - Modern Chess Set, 2005

Using dollhouse furniture, Rachel Whiteread examines traditional gender politics and frames home as a site of work for women and of leisure for men.

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Big Names Donate Art for Grenfell in the Upcoming Sotheby's Auction

In order to aid the families struck by the Grenfell Tower disaster, an auction featuring donated works by contemporary artists will take place in London.

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Where Does the New Turner Prize Rule leave us with Ageism in Art ?

Turner prize announced that artists over 50 years of age will be eligible for competition, raising the question – is there really ageism in art world?

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The Most Famous Turner Prize Winners Through the Years

The thirty two years of the Turner Prize history are filled with controversy and tongue-in-cheek British art, made by some of today's most popular artists.

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Rachel Whiteread, 1993

Rachel Whiteread won both the Turner and the anti-Turner prize the same year, for her seminal work House

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We Chose Ten Famous Sculptures to Celebrate the International Sculpture Day

The anniversary of International Sculpture Day comes as a nice opportunity to look back at 10 significant sculptures made over the course of the last 100 years.

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Rachel Whiteread - Nameless Library

Rachel Whiteread's massive concrete sculpture was made to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.

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Prototypology Exhibition at Gagosian Rome Brings Evolution of a Piece in the Work of 30 Artists

Making art and the art of making - both to be shown at Gagosian Gallery, Rome. Regarding seqeunces - from idea to reality, the exhibition follows patterns in works of many accomplished artists.

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