Press Release

ART NOW: RACHEL MACLEAN: WOT U :-) ABOUT?

Editor notes

Art Now is an ongoing series of free exhibitions at Tate Britain focusing on new and recent work by emerging artists. Since the early 1990s, Art Now has recognised talent at its outset and provided a launching platform for artists who have gone on to become established figures in the international art scene. The series has recently included Art Now: Sophie Michael Trip (The Light Fantastic) and the group exhibitions Vanilla and Concrete and The Weight of Data.

Art Now: Rachel Maclean: Wot u :-) about?  is curated by Elsa Coustou, Assistant Curator, Contemporary British Art.  Maclean’s new film work, It’s What’s Inside That Counts (2016), has been commissioned by HOME, Manchester. The film has been created in partnership with HOME, Manchester, the University of Salford Art Collection, Artpace San Antonio, Zabludowicz Collection, Tate, Frieze Film and Channel 4 Random Acts. The prints were commissioned and produced by Artpace and HOME, Manchester. The exhibition has been created in partnership with HOME, Manchester.