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Making air solid

Rachel Whiteread is one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists and my favourite from the YBA group. The latest art exhibition she had at Tate Britain… 505 more words

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Rachel Whiteread Outcomes

People at the crit liked the vague silhouette. The day after the crit, it became even more vague:

This was due to the plaster not being 100% dry. 36 more words


Rachel Whiteread

Tate Britain, 14 January

U had told me that this was the best show around at the moment.  I slipped down early Sunday evening to take a look. 282 more words

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Meet Jock. He's a hot water bottle.

I was inspired to draw / paint this after visiting the Rachel Whiteread exhibition at Tate Britain last weekend. She had cast quite a few “Torso’s” by filling up hot water bottles with various materials, plaster, resin etc. 229 more words


Rachel Whiteread experiments (and sketchbook pages)

How I made plaster casts!

I discovered that the Poundbuster in the E&C Shopping centre has everything you need for casting a hot-water bottle – the hot water bottle (in 2 sizes) and plaster! 434 more words


Surveyed from all sides

Last week (at the last minute, as per usual) I saw Rachel Whiteread’s exhibition at Tate Britain. She was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993 and is one of the UK’s leading Sculptors, casting objects and architectural spaces using cement, plaster, resin and other materials. 104 more words


Final Piece Prep and Evaluation

From Rachel Whiteread, I moved on to look at Joseph Cornell who creates pieces of artwork by bringing objects together into small, glass-fronted boxes. These boxes are often decorated with wallpaper, maps, ornaments and photographs that are often created from recurrent themes such as Cornell’s childhood, birds and space. 364 more words

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