Tracey Emin, ‘TRACEY EMIN "TATTOO" SIGNED & NUMBERED’, ca. 2001, Arts Limited
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Tracey Emin

TRACEY EMIN "TATTOO" SIGNED & NUMBERED, ca. 2001

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11 4/5 × 8 3/10 in
30 × 21 cm
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Tracey Emin's intimately scaled 'Tattoo' in two parts - one features polaroid snapshots …

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Hand-signed by artist
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Emin International
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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Tracey Emin's intimately scaled 'Tattoo' in two parts - one features polaroid snapshots of Tracey's various tattoos whilst the other features handwritten text of Tracey bemoaning the fact that she ever had them done in the first place The work combines photography and text to reveal an insight into the …

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Hand-signed by artist
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Not included
Publisher
Emin International
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

TRACEY EMIN "TATTOO" SIGNED & NUMBERED, ca. 2001

Colour photocopies
11 4/5 × 8 3/10 in
30 × 21 cm
.
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