On View> Rachel Whiteread: Looking Out at Luhring Augustine Bushwick

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(Courtesy Luhring Augustine)

(Courtesy Luhring Augustine)

Looking Out
Luhring Augustine Bushwick
25 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Through December 20, 2015

Rachel Whiteread is a thoroughly architectural artist. Her sculpture exposes the spatial relationships between common objects, or whole buildings, and their environments.

Detached III, a concrete and steel cast of a garden shed, transforms the humble structure into a monument. Her works on paper respond to specific sculptures but are considered a body of work on their own. Whiteread uses unconventional media—graph paper, correction fluid, varnish—to mark present and absent spaces between forms. To complement the Bushwick show, there will be a parallel exhibition of Whiteread’s work at Luhring Augustine Chelsea from November 7–December 19.

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