Rachel Whiteread at Tate Modern

Click to see ‘Rachel Whiteread at Tate Modern’ in a variety of different sizesI’m afraid that Rachel Whiteread’s Embankment (stacked white cubes) has left me cold. Not just because it is cold and they obviously remind you of snow, but because they simply don’t seem all that clever. It’s just boxes stacked and glued together (you can see spilt glue, but no gruby fingerprints) which are a bit like sugar cubes (we are at the Tate).

Others are making the most of it. Some pretend they’re in a maze (that would have been fun), some play hide and seek (but that won’t last long) and plenty are simply smiling (which is nice). But I’m still left cold.
This posted via mobile via Flickr and so not so closely proofread. Click the pic to see it large (there’s an ‘all-sizes’ tab for really large). Updated 23 November 2005.

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