Untitled (Stairs) by Rachel Whiteread

This work is one of three casts made from the three industrial staircase within a building Whiteread purchased in Bethnal Green.

Details

Medium:
Mixed media Dimensions: 375 x 550 x 220 cm
Art Fund grant:
£90,000 ( Total: £181,452)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Anthony d'Offay Gallery

It is more compact form than the other works, and the double staircase arrangment adds to its abstract qualities. The building has been used a synagogue and a textile warehouse and was bombed in 1941.

Provenance

The artist, Anthony d'Offay Gallery.

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