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Tracey Emin

From Green to Gold, 2012

Offset lithograph in colors on paper
11 3/4 × 16 1/2 in
29.8 × 41.9 cm
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Property from an Important British Urban Art Collection

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Property from an Important British Urban Art Collection

Condition Reports: No apparent condition issues. Print is rolled.

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Signed and dated in pencil in lower right
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Tracey Emin
British, b. 1963
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A prominent member of the Young British Artists (YBAs), Emin works in a wide range of mediums, including film, painting, neon, embroidery, drawing, installation, and sculpture. Her work is intensely personal, revealing intimate details of her life with brutal honesty and poetic humor. She has spoken of “the narcissism behind what I do—the self, self, self—and how difficult it is for me to really share things, even though I think I am sharing all the time.” This paradoxical approach—at once audacious and confessional, narcissistic and self-deprecatory—earned Emin a nomination for the Turner Prize in 1999. Though she did not win, Emin received significant acclaim for her installation titled My Bed, which featured the artist’s unmade bed surrounded by personal items (from slippers to empty liquor bottles, cigarette butts, and condoms), exploring the allegorical qualities of a bed as a place of birth, sex, and death.

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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

Property from an Important British Urban Art Collection

Condition Reports: No apparent condition …

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Property from an Important British Urban Art Collection

Condition Reports: No apparent condition issues. Print is rolled.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and dated in pencil in lower right
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Tracey Emin
British, b. 1963
Follow

A prominent member of the Young British Artists (YBAs), Emin works in a wide range of mediums, including film, painting, neon, embroidery, drawing, installation, and sculpture. Her work is intensely personal, revealing intimate details of her life with brutal honesty and poetic humor. She has spoken of “the narcissism behind what I do—the self, self, self—and how difficult it is for me to really share things, even though I think I am sharing all the time.” This paradoxical approach—at once audacious and confessional, narcissistic and self-deprecatory—earned Emin a nomination for the Turner Prize in 1999. Though she did not win, Emin received significant acclaim for her installation titled My Bed, which featured the artist’s unmade bed surrounded by personal items (from slippers to empty liquor bottles, cigarette butts, and condoms), exploring the allegorical qualities of a bed as a place of birth, sex, and death.

Tracey Emin

From Green to Gold, 2012

Offset lithograph in colors on paper
11 3/4 × 16 1/2 in
29.8 × 41.9 cm
Bidding closed
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