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Tracey Emin

The Kiss, 2011

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13 2/5 × 12 1/5 in
34 × 31 cm
Edition 622/1000
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Sworders

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From the 'Royal Wedding Will and Kate', first seen on the front page of The Independent’s Royal Wedding commemorative issue on 30 April 2011, signed, dated and numbered 622/1000 in pencil, on wove paper, the full …

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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.

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Sworders

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Property Subject to the Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

From the 'Royal Wedding Will and Kate', first seen on the front page of The Independent’s Royal Wedding commemorative issue on 30 April 2011, signed, dated and numbered 622/1000 in pencil, on wove paper, the full …

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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

The Kiss, 2011

Etching
13 2/5 × 12 1/5 in
34 × 31 cm
Edition 622/1000
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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