Rachel Whiteread hasn’t moved on in two decades. For “Detached,” her exhibition of sculpture at the Gagosian Gallery in London, she is doing exactly the same thing as when she first came to fame with “House” in 1993. She is still making casts of the internal space of structures.
Tracey Emin, the British artist known for graphic representations of her sex life and aborted pregnancies, is one of 12 visual artists commissioned to design posters for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.
In “Modern British Sculpture” at the Royal Academy , there hangs a little work by an artist named Urs Fischer . “Untitled” (2000) consists of half an apple screwed to half a pear, suspended from a thread.
Artist Mark Wallinger ’s planned sculpture of a giant horse is in limbo as its corporate patrons strive to raise the 10 million pounds ($15.8 million) needed to make it -- five times more than originally estimated.