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Rachel Whiteread: Dollhouses

British artist Rachel Whiteread’s celebrated artwork Place (Village) is now on permanent display at the Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood in London. The sculptural work features a ‘community’ of about 150 vintage doll houses which Whiteread collected over 20 years. 59 more words


Life Sized Figures Future Plan


So after some reflective thinking my end goal for next year is to create some life sized figures from plaster or resin. For my end of year show I might have both but will have to consider the fact I have to pay for them both. 295 more words


"I ...give those places and spaces that have never really had a place in the world... some sort of voice."

“Something that I often do is try and give those places and spaces that have never really had a place in the world some sort of authority, and some sort of voice.”

— Rachel Whiteread, English, sculptor


Foundation week 9

The last Wednesday we started the new brief to surround a workshop on plastering, the brief was based on Rachel Whiteread. She’s a Turner Prize winner, an outstanding achievement in its self, but she was also the first woman to win it. 334 more words

Models of Memory - Chapter 1

More musings from the past. Edited to make more sense. Another topic I am keen to expand. 

Bachelard and The Poetics of Space

The first model of memory and place I will explore is derived from poetics of space by Gaston Bachelard, Bachelard writes of the importance of memory and experience when inhabiting a place. 2,033 more words


Notions 0f Space in Contemporary art

Taken from my Fine art studies in 2013. Before re-entering into the world of art, education and comprehensive, critical thinking I thought it best to revisit some of my past opinions (ones that may not be current, or may have evolved as I have seen and encountered more). 2,594 more words


PREVIEW:Architecture as Metaphor, Griffin Gallery

On display from the 9th March, Griffin Gallery’s upcoming exhibition will explore the influence between architecture, design and fine art. 

Featuring the work of 30 artists including Phyllida Barlow, Tony Carter, Rachel Whiteread and Sir Michael Craig-Martin, the exhibition will present a wide range of work in a variety of media to examine the influence of architectural imagery in contemporary art. 133 more words