Lot 2: Rachel Whiteread (b. 1963)
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Evening Sale)
June 23, 2005
London, United Kingdom
27 5/8 x 48 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. (70.2 x 122.3 x 56.5cm.)
Executed in 1993
'My works are very much connected with the body and with the human touch. Whether it's my touch, or someone else's, or a whole family's touch, they're about a piece of furniture that has been used' (Rachel Whiteread quoted in C. Mullins, Rachel Whiteread, Tate Gallery, London 2004, unpaged).
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Karsten Schubert, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1993.
Artist or Maker: Rachel Whiteread (b. 1963)
Exhibited: Aachen, Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, Bild-Skulpturen/Skulpturen-Bild, February-April 1996, no. 14 (illustrated in colour, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Chemnitz, Städtische Kunstsammlungen, November 1996-January 1997.