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WHITEREAD, Rachel (<i>born</i> 1963), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WHITEREAD, Rachel (born 1963), Sculptor

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British, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1963, in London.


Minimal Art, Young British Artists.

Rachel Whiteread was awarded the Turner Prize in 1993 and also received a prize at the Venice Biennale in 1997.

Whiteread studied at Brighton Polytechnic and the Slade School of Art in London. She is an original figure in the field of modern English sculpture. She gained recognition end of the 1980s,

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