Untitled (History) by Rachel Whiteread

The work was produced by casting the spaces around bookcases.

Details

Medium:
Plaster, polystyrene & steel
Dimensions:
129 x 70 x 26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£40,000 ( Total: £120,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Anthony d'Offay Gallery

In this work the books represent not only the written word but also ideas and emotions; they are the result of human endeavour and as such memorialise expreriences and others' lives. The work is made from four units.

Provenance

Anthony d'Offay Gallery.

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, CARDIFF Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

Entry details

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