b. 1963, United Kingdom

Tracey Emin Related Press

Paper work – the British Museum shows off its collection of contemporary drawings Related Press Paper work – the British Museum shows off its collection of contemporary drawings 4 November 2019, Apollo Magazine

Anish Kapoor, Louise Bourgeois, Rachel Whiteread, Gerhard Richter. These may not be names that spring to mind when you think of the British Museum, but they all have work filed away in its extensive a

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Frieze Sculpture 2018: the highlights Related Press Frieze Sculpture 2018: the highlights 4 July 2018, Wallpaper*

Between Wimbledon and the FIFA World Cup, there's been plenty of distractions from London's unusually Mediterranean weather of late.

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Tracey Emin on Being “Bombarded” By 2017, and Her Year of Honesty Ahead Related Press Tracey Emin on Being “Bombarded” By 2017, and Her Year of Honesty Ahead 11 December 2017, Vanity Fair

When someone talks about sharks at Art Basel Miami Beach, typically they're referring to powerful collectors and art dealers who swim through the annual art fair gobbling up everything they see. But w

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'SHE': International women artists at Shanghai Long Museum West Bund Related Press 'SHE': International women artists at Shanghai Long Museum West Bund 26 September 2016, Art Radar Journal

Launched at the end of July 2016, SHE: International Women Artists Exhibition  at Shanghai Long Museum West Bund presents a collection of works by female artists that are, according to curator Wang Wei, 'gathered together not only by their gender, but also by the true creativity'. Exhibitions of women’s art have been...

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Tracey Emin makes her own crumpled bed and lies in it, on Merseyside Related Press Tracey Emin makes her own crumpled bed and lies in it, on Merseyside 16 September 2016, The Guardian

Tracey Emin throws her knickers on to the bed. She’s not quite satisfied, so she retrieves them and has another go. It takes five increasingly athletic throws and a lot of laughing until the pale blue underwear is in just the right state of casual abandon. For this is no ordinary bed. It is THE bed. The bed that Count Christian...

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Shanghai museum’s 'SHE' - a timely exploration of women’s art down the ages Related Press Shanghai museum’s 'SHE' - a timely exploration of women’s art down the ages 5 September 2016, South China Morning Post

With another woman British prime minister in power and the election of America’s first woman president a distinct possibility, the theme of the SHE  exhibition in Shanghai – a city known to raise strong women – feels timely. The cavernous space of the Long Museum features works by 105 woman artists from 13 countries and...

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'The last taboo is the penis': John Cheim on 'The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men' at Cheim & Read Related Press 'The last taboo is the penis': John Cheim on 'The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men' at Cheim & Read 10 August 2016, ARTNews

The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men,  a group show that runs at Cheim & Read through September 2, is as ambitious in scope as it is in ideology, showcasing work by a wide range of artists–including Tracey Emin, Alice Neel, Diane Arbus, and Jenny Holzer–who have applied a nontraditional lens to viewing and depicting...

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What do women see: 'The Female Gaze' Related Press What do women see: 'The Female Gaze' 5 August 2016, Whitewall

Currently on display at Cheim & Read is a look at men from the perspective of 32 female artists. The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men  is the second half of a two-part exhibition at the Chelsea gallery. The first debuted in 2009 titled Women Look At Women.  This latest exhibition offers multiple portrayals of men...

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Tracey Emin: 'The stone I married is beautiful and dignified – it will never let me down' Related Press Tracey Emin: 'The stone I married is beautiful and dignified – it will never let me down' 24 May 2016, The Guardian

The last time Tracey Emin opened an exhibition of her work – in Hong Kong in March – she caused international headlines by announcing that she had married a stone in the garden of her house in the s

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Unlimited section at Art Basel in Basel to include El Anatsui, Stan Douglas et al. Related Press Unlimited section at Art Basel in Basel to include El Anatsui, Stan Douglas et al. 29 April 2016, ARTNews

Unlimited, the Art Basel platform allotted for large-scale and unconventional artworks, will be showing a record 88 projects from participating galleries this year. Gianni Jetzer, curator-at-large at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, is heading the section for the fifth year in a row.

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Tracey Emin: A 'Gold Rush' for art in Asia Related Press Tracey Emin: A 'Gold Rush' for art in Asia 22 March 2016, Bloomberg

Ahead of Art Basel in Hong Kong this week, galleries Lehmann Maupin and White Cube are presenting Tracey Emin's exhibition, "I Cried Because I Love You". This will be the British artist's first solo exhibition in Greater China and says Asia's art world is in a "gold rush." Bloomberg's Shery Ahn spoke with artist...

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Art world hero: artists and curators pay tribute to David Bowie Related Press Art world hero: artists and curators pay tribute to David Bowie 12 January 2016, The Art Newspaper

Leading art-world figures are today mourning the death of the musician, artist and actor David Bowie, who had been suffering from cancer for the past 18 months. Bowie, who died aged 69 yesterday, studied art at Bromley Technical High School, briefly going to Croydon School of Art. He continued to create works throughout his life; in 1995 he had his...

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Lessons we can learn from the Turner Prize Related Press Lessons we can learn from the Turner Prize 9 December 2015, AnOther Magazine

Ever since its foundation in 1984, the Turner Prize, named after prolific painter JMW Turner, has been uniquely placed in the British art industry; it straddles respect and derision with a charismatic nonchalance, one foot in the aristocracy and the other in the dirt – making it slightly idiosyncratic in its approach and all the more...

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Beauty, sex and the body’s limits explored in new Phaidon art book Related Press Beauty, sex and the body’s limits explored in new Phaidon art book 18 November 2015, It's Nice That

A weighty new title from Phaidon claims to be one of the most thorough, in-depth books looking at the body in art ever to be published. Body of Art takes on 35 millennia of representing the human form, from the figurative to the abstract to the conceptual. Featuring work by over 400 artists, including Marina Abramović, Matisse and Tracey Emin...

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Just Do It: Hans Ulrich Obrist's Global Art Project Related Press Just Do It: Hans Ulrich Obrist's Global Art Project 1 March 2015, Blouin ArtInfo

The latest incarnation of “do it,” über-curator Hans Ulrich Obrist’s ongoing global art project, is making a long-awaited stop at the University of South Australia’s Samstag Museum February 13 through April 25. The project was conceived in Paris in 1993 during a conversation between Obrist and the artists Christian Boltanski...

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Tracey Emin: A Lesson In How To Be A Real Artist Related Press Tracey Emin: A Lesson In How To Be A Real Artist 8 October 2014, Jonathan Jones for The Guardian / 07 October 2014

Drawing is a cruel art. Like any skilled medium with a long history, it imposes rules, traditions and standards that an artist cannot simply ignore. To make a drawing is to try to get something right, just as much as playing a piece of music is. In short, you can either draw or you can’t draw. Tracey Emin can. Her new exhibition at...

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Casa Cubo - An Art Collectors House In Sao Paulo Related Press Casa Cubo - An Art Collectors House In Sao Paulo 29 August 2014, by Arthur Lubow / W Magazine

The privileged artists, curators, and gallerists who visit Brazil and are invited to stay at Casa Cubo, tucked away on a gated cul-de-sac in the fashionable Jardins district of São Paulo, might easily imagine they have landed at the legendary destination described by the poet Charles Baudelaire—a place where “all is order and beauty...

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Tracey Emin'S Bed Heads To The Tate Modern Related Press Tracey Emin'S Bed Heads To The Tate Modern 30 July 2014, Gareth Harris for The Art Newspaper / 29 July 2014

The collector who bought Tracey Emin’s installation My Bed at auction earlier this month in London will loan the work to the Tate Modern in London. Count Christian Duerckheim, a Cologne-based industrialist, has agreed to lend the work for at least ten years. He said in a statement: “I always admired the honesty of Tracey, but I bought...

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Tracey Emin'S Unmade Bed Fetches $4.6 Million Related Press Tracey Emin'S Unmade Bed Fetches $4.6 Million 2 July 2014, The Sydney Morning Herald / 02 July 2014

British artist Tracey Emin's controversial creation 'My Bed' has shattered the record for one of her artworks at auction selling for £2.54 million ($A4.64 million). The 1999 Turner prize nomination, which features an unmade bed and a littered floor including empty vodka bottles, cigarette butts and discarded condoms...

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How Do You Make Tracey Emin'S Bed? Related Press How Do You Make Tracey Emin'S Bed? 29 May 2014, Laura Barnett for The Guardian / 27 May 2014

If even the idea of assembling a bookcase brings you out in a cold sweat, spare a thought for those tasked with putting together a piece of furniture on a much more complex scale. Tracey Emin's My Bed – a minutely detailed reconstruction of the double divan in which the artist claimed to have spent a long, depressive period following...

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The Armory Show'S Most Anticipated Galleries And Artists Related Press The Armory Show'S Most Anticipated Galleries And Artists 7 March 2014, Janelle Zara for Architectural Digest / 04 March 2014

’Tis the season in New York for art collectors, with a plethora of art fairs poised to descend upon the city: Volta, the Art Dealers Association of America, Scope, and the Independent Art Fair, just to name a few. The main event, however, continues to be the Armory Show, now in its 16th year of bringing modern and contemporary art to the...

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