Leading contemporary sculptor and draughtsman Rachel Whiteread (born 1963 in Essex, UK) is one of the original YBAs or Young British Artists exhibited and collected by well-known patron Charles Saatchi. Alongside artists like Damien Hirst, Liam Gillick and Tracey Emin, Whiteread emerged from the London art scene of the late 80s with eerily poetic sculptures and casts that explore the concepts of space, memory and absence through the use… Read more
About the artwork
Whiteread’s wall-mounted bronze sculpture furthers her investigations into traces of absence. Having come across a piece of mundane cardboard with circular impressions left by its earlier contents, the artist turned it into something wondrous and eternal.