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Tracey Emin

The Kiss was Beautiful, 2016

Poster on 250 gsm silk finish paper
27 1/2 × 19 3/5 in
69.9 × 49.8 cm
Edition of 500
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

Unframed.

Limited Edition.

Comes in original tube from Emin International. Mint condition - hand …

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Unframed.

Limited Edition.

Comes in original tube from Emin International. Mint condition - hand signed - directly from artist's studio and in fine condition.
--Courtesy of Alpha 137 Gallery

Signature
Boldly signed in white marker by Tracey Emin on the recto (front).
Publisher
Emin International, Inc.
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
Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

Unframed.

Limited Edition.

Comes in original tube from Emin International. Mint condition - hand …

Read more

Unframed.

Limited Edition.

Comes in original tube from Emin International. Mint condition - hand signed - directly from artist's studio and in fine condition.
--Courtesy of Alpha 137 Gallery

Signature
Boldly signed in white marker by Tracey Emin on the recto (front).
Publisher
Emin International, Inc.
Tracey Emin
British, b. 1963
Follow

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 was Beautiful, 2016

Poster on 250 gsm silk finish paper
27 1/2 × 19 3/5 in
69.9 × 49.8 cm
Edition of 500
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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