Mausoleum under Construction

Rachel Whiteread (1963 - )

Screenprint

1992

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  • About the artist
    Rachel Whiteread was born in London and studied at Brighton Polytechnic and the Slade School of Art. One of the most established artists of her generation,(labelled by the media ‘YBAs’, Young British Artists), she is known for her sculptures of negative spaces of domestic objects. She was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993 and in 1997 represented Britain at the Venice Biennale. She has produced several commissions, including ‘Monument’ (2001) for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth in London and ‘Embankment’ (2005–06) at Tate Modern. Her work is represented in international public collections from London to Sydney. Whiteread was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 2006.
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    Title
    Mausoleum under Construction
    Date
    1992
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Dimensions
    height: 71.00 cm, width: 88.50 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from The Paragon Press, October 1997
    Inscription
    below image: 5/65 / Mausoleum under construction / R.Whiteread
    GAC number
    17274/10