Rachel Whiteread  (British, 1963) 

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Rachel Whiteread Biography
1963   Born, London
1982 - 1985   Brighton Plytechnic - Painting
1985 - 1987   Slade School of Fine Art - Sculpture
1992 - 1993   DAAD Artists' Programme
1993   Turner Prize
1993   'House' commisioned by Artangel Trust and Beck's (corner of Grove Road and Roman Road, E3) London
1997   Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters, Staffordshire University
2003   The NORD/LB Artist Award, The NORD/LB Norddeutche Landesbank
2004   San Francisco Art Institute, McBean Distinguished
  Lives and works in London
Selected Exhibitions
2008   3D - oeuvres de la collection du FRAC Limousin, Espace culturel Francois Mitterrand, Perigueux
2008   Der groBe Wurf - Faltungen in der Gegenwartskunst, Kaiser Willhelm Museum, Krefeld
2008   Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007   The Office, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York City, NY
2007   Gehen bleiben, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
2006   Selected Works, John Berggruen gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006   Eye on Europe - Prints, Books & Multiples, 1960 to Now, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
2005 - 2006   "Rachel Whiteread: Plastiken und Zeichnungen (Sculptures and Drawings)," Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Schwerin, Germany (solo)
2005 - 2006   "Rachel Whiteread: Embankment," Tate Modern, London, U.K. (solo)
2005   Walls, Doors, Floors and Stairs," Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria (solo)
2005   "Rachel Whiteread: Sculpture," Gagosian Gallery, London (solo)
2004   Rachel Whiteread in Brazil," Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
2003   Luhring Augustine, New York, NY (solo)
2002   Haunch of Venison, London, England (solo)
2002   "Rachel Whiteread: Transient Spaces", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (solo)
2001 - 2002   "Rachel Whiteread Transient Spaces", Deutche Guggenheim Berlin (solo)
2001   Serpentine Gallery, London (solo)
2001   Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (solo)
2001   "Guggenheim Commissions," Berlin, Bilbao, and New York (solo)
2001   "Trafalgar Square Plinth," London, England (solo)
2001   "Monument," Trafalgar Square, London, England (solo)
2000   "Watertower Drawings," Luhring Augustine, New York, NY (solo)
2000   "Judenplatz: Place of Remembrance," Vienna, Austria (solo)
2000   "Daybed," A/D, New York (solo)
1999   Luhring Augustine, New York (solo)
1999   Rachel Whiteread: Untitled (Ten Tables), The Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
1998   Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, England (solo)
1998   Water Tower Project," Public Art Fund, New York (solo)
1997   Reina Sofia, Madrid (solo)
1997   "Skulpture Projekte," Munster, Germany
1997   "Sensation," Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London
1997   British Pavillion, Venice Biennale, Venice
1996   "Rachel Whiteread" Karsten Schubert Ltd, London (in collaboration with Charles Booth Clibborn) (solo)
1996   "Rachel Whiteread: Sculptures" Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York (solo)
1996   "Rachel Whiteread: Shedding Life," Tate Gallery, Liverpool (solo)
1995   "Rachel Whiteread: Sculptures" British School at Rome (solo)
1995   "Rachel Whiteread: Untitled (Floor)," Karsten Schubert Ltd, London (solo)
1994   "Rachel Whiteread: Zeichnungen," Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne (solo)
1994   "Rachel Whiteread: Skulpturen/Sculptures," Kunsthalle, Basel (solo)
1994   "Rachel Whiteread: Drawings," Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York (solo)
1993   "Rachel Whiteread: Zeichnungen," DAAD Galerie, Berlin (solo)
1993   "Rachel Whiteread: Sculptures," Muesum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (solo)
1992   "Rachel Whiteread: Recent Sculpture," Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York (solo)
1992   "Rachel Whiteread: Sculptures," Centre Cultural, Fundacion Caja Pensiones, Barcelona (solo)
1992   "Rachel Whiteread: Sculptures," Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (solo)
1992   Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris (solo)
1992   "Metropolis," Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
1992   Doubletake, Hayward Gallery, London
1991   Arnolfini Gallery Bristol (solo)
1991   Karsten Schubert Ltd, London (solo)
1990   "'Ghost," Chisenhale Gallery, London (solo)
1988   Carlyle Gallery, London (solo)