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Tracey Emin

The Kiss, 2011

Polymer gravure etching on paper
13 2/5 × 12 1/5 in
34 × 31 cm
Edition of 1000
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signed and numbered from an edition of 1000 in pencil; sheet: 34 x 31cm

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signed and numbered from an edition of 1000 in pencil; sheet: 34 x 31cm

Please note this lot is subject to Artist Resale Right, more information can be found at Tate Ward Conditions of Sale.

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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signed and numbered from an edition of 1000 in pencil; sheet: 34 x 31cm

Please note this lot is …

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signed and numbered from an edition of 1000 in pencil; sheet: 34 x 31cm

Please note this lot is subject to Artist Resale Right, more information can be found at Tate Ward Conditions of Sale.

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

Polymer gravure etching on paper
13 2/5 × 12 1/5 in
34 × 31 cm
Edition of 1000
Bidding closed
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