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Tracey Emin

The Kiss Was Beautiful, 2016

Offset lithograph on paper
27 1/2 × 19 1/2 in
69.9 × 49.5 cm
Edition of 500
This is part of a limited edition set.
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This work is from the edition of 500 published by Emin International. Sold with original packaging.

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This work is from the edition of 500 published by Emin International. Sold with original packaging.

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Signed to lower edge 'Tracey Emin X'.
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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This work is from the edition of 500 published by Emin International. Sold with original packaging.

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This work is from the edition of 500 published by Emin International. Sold with original packaging.

Signature
Signed to lower edge 'Tracey Emin X'.
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 Was Beautiful, 2016

Offset lithograph on paper
27 1/2 × 19 1/2 in
69.9 × 49.5 cm
Edition of 500
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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