Rachel Whiteread

We just went on our first expedition to see Rachel Whiteread’s new exhibition at Gagosian – by accident, as it opened. It was a strange experience being back in a gallery. The work is so different – so much less austere, the world exploded, but that is perhaps appropriate for these times:-

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  1. Lucky you, Charles. Will be a while before I can go to a gallery. Anyway, Rachel Whiteread discusses the work/show on Front Row on BBC Radio 4 this evening (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000v1p9). The work reminds me of Cornelia Parker’s ‘Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View’. As it happens, both artists’ bairns were at my kids’ school, Prior Weston, which was the ur school for the Shoreditch YBAs. Read on: https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2007/may/05/artnews.art

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