Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread is an English sculptor, draughtsman and printmaker, known best for her sculptures and installations. Whiteread has created major public works in both Europe and the United States. Many of Whiteread’s pieces are of the negative spaces of everyday domestic objects, mainly focusing on the line and form of her pieces.

Images from here, herehere and here

One Hundred Spaces (1997)

One Hundred Spaces is a series of resin casts of the space underneath chairs.

One Hundred Spaces

Embankment (2005-2006)

Embankment consists of 14,000 translucent, white polyethylene boxes (which are casts of the inside of cardboard boxes) stacked in different ways; some lower, rectangular, more levelled arrangements and others in very tall mountain-like peaks. They have been fixed in position with adhesive.

Rachel Whiteread EMBANKMENT 2

Rachel Whiteread EMBANKMENT 4

Rachel Whiteread EMBANKMENT 3


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