Tracey Emin, ‘Sometimes the Dress is Worth More Money than the Money ’, 2001, Lougher Contemporary
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Tracey Emin

Sometimes the Dress is Worth More Money than the Money , 2001

Offset Lithograph
35 1/5 × 23 3/5 in
89.4 × 59.9 cm
Edition of 2000
This is an editioned multiple.
£1,000 - 2,500
Location
Bristol
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Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

Amongst her most notable works, Tracey Emin’s neons are particularly poignant for their inherent …

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Print
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, ‘Sometimes the Dress is Worth More Money than the Money ’, 2001, Lougher Contemporary
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Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

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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Print
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

Sometimes the Dress is Worth More Money than the Money , 2001

Offset Lithograph
35 1/5 × 23 3/5 in
89.4 × 59.9 cm
Edition of 2000
This is an editioned multiple.
£1,000 - 2,500
Location
Bristol
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