A: Clapton Park Estate, Mandeville Street, London E5; Ambergate Court; Norbury Court, October 1993
Medium: Duo-tone screen print
Dimensions: sheet: 19 1/4 × 29 1/4 in. (48.9 × 74.3 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Jean Athan Dugdale, 2002
About: Rachel Whiteread's work provides a contemporary interpretation of the land and its use from an urban perspective. These four images are from a larger series titled Demolished, in which Whiteread documents the demolition of high-rise, low-income housing during the years of Margaret Thatcher's conservative government. Whiteread's images are to a certain extent testimony to the return of the urban landscape to its (semi-) pastoral form-but, at the expense of the (previous) inhabitants of the housing, which has been destroyed.
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