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Tree of Life

This is one section of the permanent public work made by Rachel Whiteread for the facade of Whitechapel Art Gallery. You can read more about this project at the Whitechapel Art Gallery’s website.

Ruin Lust - Tate Britain

Ruin Lust, an exhibition at Tate Britain from 4 March 2014, offers a guide to the mournful, thrilling, comic and perverse uses of ruins in art from the seventeenth century to the present day, featuring work by…

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Untitled (Pair) by Rachel Whiteread

Gracing the east terrace of the Auckland Art Gallery is an arresting sculpture by Rachel Whiteread.  I studied her work, albeit briefly, at university and am very excited to see one of her artworks in person! 860 more words


group show: houses

I have a thing for little houses.  It is most likely due to my larger obsession with containers in general. Though I am sure there is a deeper symbolic connection – you know, home is where the heart is and all that. 101 more words

Contemporary Art

Ruin Lust at Tate Britain gathers 100 scenes of dereliction

Tate Britain has gathered together 100 works of buildings in varying states of dereliction for its latest exhibition.

Some 100 works depicting scenes of dereliction, often in London, might not appear a novel or inspiring prospect to those of us who actually inhabit the capital’s less salubrious neighbourhoods. 221 more words

Life & Style

First note

When I feel this perfect — astonished, productive, placed just right, in love, happy, in the higher power’s current with my feet lifted up til I am carried along — a part of my gut is cognizant of the flip side. 76 more words

02/22: Racheal Whiteread

I have an ongoing interest in trying to “cast” the streets and alleyways of old cities, such as the Casbah of Algiers or the medinas of Ghardaia… 274 more words