Rachel WhitereadA: Clapton Park Estate, Mandeville Street, London E5; Ambergate Court; Norbury Court, October 1993 1996

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Artist
Rachel Whiteread (born 1963)
Title
A: Clapton Park Estate, Mandeville Street, London E5; Ambergate Court; Norbury Court, October 1993
From Demolished
Date 1996
MediumScreenprint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 490 x 743 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1996
Reference
P77868
On display at Tate Britain
Theme: BP Spotlights
Room: Source

Summary

Demolished is the title of a portfolio of twelve duo-tone screenprints, divided into three categories under the rubrics A, B and C (see Tate P77872-9 for B and C). The portfolio was printed at Coriander Limited, London, in an edition of thirty-five plus ten artist's proofs and published by Charles Booth-Clibborn, London, under his imprint The Paragon Press. This portfolio is number twenty-five in the edition. The prints were scanned from photographs recording the demolition of tower blocks on three separate housing estates in the borough of Hackney, east London. Whiteread took the photographs between October 1993 and June 1995 using black and white film. The subsequent screenprinting process has enlarged the images resulting in a grainy texture and steely grey tones… (read more)

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