Ben Uri collection


Artist information

Name Anneke Coster (1950-)

Other name Raber

Born Amersfoort, Holland

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Anneke Raber was born in 1950 in Amersfoort, Holland and is currently working in Zurich. She has spent the last 25 years in London, where she studied History of Art, obtaining a BA in Fine Art, and an MA in Art in Architecture. Anneke's use of subject matter and material is diverse. She works with sculpture, site specific installation, video and photography with drawing forming the backbone of her practice. Anneke travels extensively and has exhibited in several European countries.

Object Details

Date 2008

Object type painting

Medium paint on aluminium

Materials and techniques aluminium (support)

Unframed 21.7 x 15.2 cm

Acquisition donation from the artist

Accession number 2009-8

Display status not on display

The artist has observed of this work: 'the chair a figuration of obligatory undressing of arbitrary discarding the outer layer of vulnerably remaining separately the chair a portrait of empty strength of lonely courage the tangible reality the structure and stability constantly' This piece was included in the exhibition 'Schmatte Couture', curated by artist Sarah Lightman for Ben Uri at the Rivington Gallery in London's East End in 2008.

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