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Rachel Whiteread

by Rachel Whiteread

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Anthony d"Offay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art / Individual Artist,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11573758M
    ISBN 100947564764
    ISBN 109780947564766

      Rachel Whiteread: Untitled (Room ), Whiteread’s other public commissions are recorded in a line of photographs in the space just outside the show itself. Here is the transparent resin cast of Water Tower (), which turned one of the myriad rooftop water-towers of New York, taken for granted and ignored, into a shimmering jewel. Here is Monument (), Whiteread’s creation of a. In her breakthrough work Ghost, Rachel Whiteread created a positive from a negative, making a plaster cast of the interior "void" of a Victorian parlor measuring approximately 9 feet wide, 11 1/2 feet high, and 10 feet deep. Whiteread has said of this sculpture that she was trying to "mummify the air in the room," hence the title.

    Rachel Whiteread became the first woman to receive the Turner Prize with her sculpture House (), a replica of the interior of a condemned London house created by filling a house with concrete and stripping away the mold. Her sculptures examine the negative space surrounding or contained by objects, such as casts of the area beneath chairs, suggesting how human contact becomes embedded in Brand: Rachel Whiteread. A Pair of ‘Ghost’ Cabins in Joshua Tree Thanks to the vision of artist Rachel Whiteread, two forgotten huts in a private sculpture park have transcended their humble origins to become subtle.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Rachel Whiteread: Transient Spaces (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Becoming Home. Rachel Whiteread’s US Embassy (Flat pack house) was unveiled in its permanent home at the new American embassy in Nine Elms, London, earlier this year. Virginia Shore, the curator for the London embassy project who worked with Whiteread to realize this site-specific commission, reflects on the history of prefabricated housing, the power of “home,” and the connecting force.


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Rachel Whiteread by Rachel Whiteread Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rachel Whiteread casted the negative space of library shelves in a few pieces of the mid's to the early 's. Untitled (Paperbacks) is a plaster cast from a polystyrene mold on a steel mount.

Whiteread made the piece in and it is currently in the MoMA collection. Installed as. Rachel Whiteread is one of the most important, and somewhat controversial, artists of the last 20 years with her sculptures based upon the negative space of an object, such as the underside of a chair or the back of an entire bookshelf full of books allowing the viewer to see each individual page cast Rachel Whiteread book relief.3/5(1).

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Rachel Whiteread's memorial sculpture at Judenplatz in Vienna. While it’s relatively easy to connect Whiteread’s sculpture with Micha Ullman’s memorial to Nazi book-burning at Bebelplatz in Berlin, Whiteread stated in a interview % that her memorial sculpture in Vienna has more in common with Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Washington D.C.

because of how visitors. Rachel Whiteread is known for her psychologically charged works that use negative space to conjure feelings of isolation, domesticity, alienation, and personal and public history.

This book showcases all of Whiteread's major works over the past thirty years, from her early Ghost--in which she virtually turned a small London flat inside out--to 4/5(6). About Rachel Whiteread. Accompanying a major retrospective at Tate Britain, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Saint Louis Art Museum, this book explores a range of themes in Rachel Whiteread’s remarkable practice, from childhood memory to the horrors of the Holocaust.

Rachel Whiteread is one of my favorite artists. She takes a unique look at the world by examining the spaces left behind, such as the underside of a chair and creating artwork around that.

In she won the Turner Prize for her work "House" a casting of the interior of a building where the insides and secrets were laid bare, and set on the /5.

One of Britain’s leading contemporary artists, Whiteread uses industrial materials such as plaster, concrete, resin, rubber and metal to cast everyday objects and architectural space. Her evocative sculptures range from the intimate to the monumental.

Born in London inWhiteread was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in The same year she made House –, a life-sized. Rachel Whiteread's work has been exhibited throughout the world in museums, galleries and public spaces.

Inshe was the recipient of England's highest honor in the arts, The Turner Prize. Ironically, the same year she was "honored" by the conservative British press as England's worst artist.

Rachel Whiteread is one of the most important, and somewhat controversial, artists of the last 20 years with her sculptures based upon the negative space of an object, such as the underside of a chair or the back of an entire bookshelf full of books allowing the viewer to /5.

Whiteread creates plaster casts from objects and spaces, evoking physical memories of them. Untitled (Paperbacks) is the negative cast of the interior of a library, turned inward; a room filled with the spectral marks of books whose contents and titles appear to be lost.

The plaster surfaces are a visible manifestation of the room—the books’ binding colors, their widths, and even the. Photograph: Rachel Whiteread/Tate T here is a small white shack on the lawn in front of Tate Britain.

It looks exactly like the very thing it is, namely the concrete cast of a chicken shed. This book, by writer and editor Charlotte Mullins - the first significant survey to examine Whiteread\'s career to date - has been substantial updated with a new chapter containing 10 major works, including Tate\'s Turbine Hall installation Embankment and Cabin, Whiteread\'s first permanent public sculpture in.

InRachel Whiteread was asked to produce a commission for the huge Turbine Hall at London's Tate Modern. Her resulting work, Embankment, consists of 14, translucent white polythene casts of cardboard boxes. Like giant sugar cubes, the boxes were stacked in large piles that towered over viewers as they wandered at random among them.

The Austrian president, Thomas Klestil, called Ms Whiteread's "nameless library" - a hermetically-sealed room of books to symbolise the large numbers of victims and the untold stories of their.

Get this from a library. Rachel Whiteread. [Ann Gallagher; Molly Donovan; James Lingwood; Tate Britain (Gallery),; National Gallery of Art (U.S.),; 21er Haus (Österreichische Galerie Belvedere),; St.

Louis Art Museum,; Prestel Verlag,;] -- "Rachel Whiteread (British, born ) creates uncanny, quietly powerful works that have redefined the possibilities for sculpture in the late twentieth. Rachel Whiteread first rose to wide public attention with the unveiling of her first public commission House in London’s East End in A concrete cast of the interior of an entire terraced house, House only stood for a few months before its demolition, but was a landmark public sculpture for London and has come to epitomise Whiteread’s.

The Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial (German: Mahnmal für die ermordeten österreichischen Juden und Jüdinnen der Shoah) also known as the Nameless Library stands in Judenplatz in the first district of is the central memorial for the Austrian victims of the Holocaust and was designed by the British artist Rachel Whiteread.

The British installation artist Rachel Whiteread does deliberately what the lava of Pompeii did naturally. She casts whole rooms or architectural details to create a sculptural reversal, places and objects which both literally and figuratively leave an impression and occupy space firmly even in their immateriality.

The four series presented here on the theme of the “house” transform the. The newly founded gallery Haunch of Venison inaugurates its opening with an exhibition by internationally acclaimed sculptor Rachel Whiteread.

The exhibition and accompanying publication feature Whiteread's newest work, Untitled (Domestic), a massive sculpture cast from the fire escape staircases of Haunch of Venison's premises--a 3-storey building constructed in the late eighteenth.

Rachel Whiteread: Sculptures and Drawings/Plastiken Und Zeichnungen by von Berswordt-Wallrabe, Kornelia (ed.); Whiteread, Rachel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Rachel Whiteread was born in London in She studied painting at Brighton Polytechnic and sculpture at the Slade School of Fine Art.

Whiteread’s breakthrough piece, Ghost,is a plaster cast of a living room, modelled on a typical Victorian terraced house, similar to the north London terrace in which the artist grew up.

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art Library will present a focused installation of archival and documentary materials related to Rachel Whiteread's sculpture Ghost () to coincide with the exhibition Rachel Whiteread in the East Building from Septemto Janu In the Library: Rachel Whiteread's "Ghost" is on view from Septemto Janu