Lot 2: Rachel Whiteread (b. 1963)

Christie's

June 23, 2005, 12:00 AM EST
London, United Kingdom
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Description: Untitled (Table)
resin
27 5/8 x 48 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. (70.2 x 122.3 x 56.5cm.)
Executed 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.
Provenance: Karsten Schubert, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1993.
Notes: '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).

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