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Tracey Emin

Set of Seven Neon Prints, 2015

Poster on 250 gsm silk finish paper
27 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
70 × 50 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
£5,000 - 7,500
location
Bristol
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Lougher Contemporary
Bristol
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Amongst her most notable works, Tracey Emin’s neons are particularly poignant for their inherent …

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Amongst her most notable works, Tracey Emin’s neons are particularly poignant for their inherent contradictions. Her deeply affected pieces reflect the humour and incredulity of blunt expression, while conveying the trauma of personal experience. They present insight into that which is private with poetic humor and …

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Each signed on front
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
Lougher Contemporary
Bristol
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Amongst her most notable works, Tracey Emin’s neons are particularly poignant for their inherent …

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Amongst her most notable works, Tracey Emin’s neons are particularly poignant for their inherent contradictions. Her deeply affected pieces reflect the humour and incredulity of blunt expression, while conveying the trauma of personal experience. They present insight into that which is private with poetic humor and …

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Signature
Each signed on front
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.

Tracey Emin

Set of Seven Neon Prints, 2015

Poster on 250 gsm silk finish paper
27 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
70 × 50 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
£5,000 - 7,500
location
Bristol
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