Rachel Whiteread was awarded the 1993 Turner Prize and the 1997 Venice Biennale Award for Best Young Artist. Her commissions include the Water Tower Project for the Public Art Fund, New York (1998); the Holocaust Memorial, Judenplatz, Vienna (2000); and Embankment for the Unilever Series, Tate Modern, London (2005). She lives and works in London.
UCLA Department of Art Lectures is an ongoing series of artists' lectures organized by the UCLA's Department of Art. The UCLA's Department of Art's visiting lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the William D. Feldman Family Endowed Art Lecture Fund.
Public programs are made possible by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, and the Hammer Programs Committee.