Tracey Emin, ‘She lay deep down beneath the sea’, 2011, Forum Auctions
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Tracey Emin

She lay deep down beneath the sea, 2011

Lithograph printed in colours
22 × 28 1/2 in
56 × 72.5 cm
Edition of 150
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Signed, tited, dated and numbered from the edition of 150 in pencil, printed and published by …

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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, ‘She lay deep down beneath the sea’, 2011, Forum Auctions
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Signed, tited, dated and numbered from the edition of 150 in pencil, printed and published by Counter Editions, London, the full sheet printed to the edges, 56 x 72.5 cm.

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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

She lay deep down beneath the sea, 2011

Lithograph printed in colours
22 × 28 1/2 in
56 × 72.5 cm
Edition of 150
.
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