Rachel Kneebone

Rachel Kneebone : Regarding Rodin

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Rachel Kneebone (born 1973, Oxfordshire) is a London-based artist internationally renowned for her porcelain sculptures that intricately fuse human, natural and abstract forms to explore universal themes such as sexual desire, mortality, anguish and despair.

Launched in anticipation of`399 Days', Kneebone's latest presentation at White Cube, London, in summer 2014, this publication features works from Kneebone's acclaimed solo exhibition at Brooklyn Museum in 2012, which included eight of the artist's works in dialogue with fifteen bronze sculptures by Auguste Rodin.

Featuring a foreword by Catherine Morris and a text by Ali Smith, this beautifully designed and produced hardback publication contains over fifty colour reproductions and has been developed with support from Brooklyn Museum.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 88 pages
  • 170 x 235 x 11.94mm | 417.3g
  • Wakefield, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 50 colour
  • 1910221015
  • 9781910221013
  • 1,928,513

About Ali Smith

Ali Smith was born in Inverness and lives in Cambridge. Her latest few books are `There But For The' (Penguin, 2011), `Artful' (Penguin, 2012), `Shire' (Full Circle, 2013) and `How to be both' (Hamish Hamilton, 2014). Catherine Morris has been the Sackler Family Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum since 2009. She has curated exhibitions including the award winning `Materializing Six Years: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art' (co-curated with Vincent Bonin); `Kathe Kollwitz: Prints from the War and Death Portfolios'; `Matthew Buckingham: The Spirit and the Letter'; and `Kiki Smith: Sojourn'. She was in-house curator of `Eva Hesse: Spectres 1960' and `Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958-1968'. As an independent curator she organized, among other projects, `Decoys, Complexes and Triggers: Women and Land Art in the 1970s' at Sculpture Center, Long Island City, and `Gloria: Another Look at Feminist Art of the 1970s' at White Columns, New York. Morris was the recipient of a Penny McCall Foundation Award for Independent Curating and Writing.
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