Rachel Whiteread | the artist




The artist Rachel Whiteread
Born 1963, London, England.

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Works in the Tate collection
Born in 1963, Rachel Whiteread studied painting at Brighton Polytechnic and shifted her focus to sculpture as a student at London’s Slade School of Fine Art (198587). In the early 1990s she began to receive international attention as part of a stylistically diverse group referred to as the Young British Artists…
British artist Rachel Whiteread’s first public sculpture in the United States. Water Tower is a translucent resin cast of the interior space of a 12’2" (high) x 9’ (diameter) wooden water tank. The tank served as a mold for the resin and once removed, a clear monolithic form was revealed. The hollow cast was raised 7 stories to rest upon the dunnage (steel tower frame) of a Soho rooftop…
Works in the MOMA collection


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