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Rachel Whiteread.

SERPENTINE GALLERY The Serpentine Gallery is an art gallery in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, central London, which focuses on modern and contemporary art.

Serpentine Gallery is one of London’s best-loved galleries for modern and contemporary art.

Surprisingly, this is the first survey in London of Rachel Whiteread's work, and the semi-pastoral setting of the Serpentine in Kensington Gardens provides a near-perfect venue. The fourteen-piece retro spective--ranging from 1988's Shallow Breath to two substantial sculptures realized this year, including a cast-iron floor piece emphasizes the formal, "minimalist" containment of Whiteread's casts rather than their petrified pet·ri·fy  
v. pet·ri·fied, pet·ri·fy·ing, pet·ri·fies
1. To convert (wood or other organic matter) into a stony replica by petrifaction.

 histories and content. Curated by Lisa Corrin of the Serpentine and Patrick Elliott of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, holds the national collection of modern art. When opened in 1960, the collection was held in Inverleith House, at the Royal Botanic Gardens. , Edinburgh, the show opens just as Whiteread's long-awaited inverted inverted

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 plinth sculpture alights in Trafalgar Square. June 20-Aug. 5; SNGMA, Edinburgh, Sept. 29-Dec. 9.
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Author:Shone, Richard
Publication:Artforum International
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:May 1, 2001
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