27 October 2017

Tracey Emin Presents Sam Bailey The Hix Emerging Artist Award 2017

The winner of the Hix Award 2017 with a cash prize of £10,000 has been won by Sam Bailey, for his painting ‘Smoker 3’.

12 October 2017

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Tracey Emin And Jean Arp Spearhead Turner Contemporary Autumn Line-Up

Turner Contemporary 0pens two exhibitions tomorrow which feature Margate’s own Tracey Emin in one section and the work of the Swiss-born artist Jean Hans Arp in another.

20 September 2017

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Grenfell Art Auction Expected To Raise Big Money For Surviving Families

The ‘Art for Grenfell’ auction has been announced to take place on Monday 16 October at Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, in London. 

13 April 2017

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Tracey Emin Death Mask Purchased For £67k By National Portrait Gallery

Death Mask’ by artist Tracey Emin, has been purchased by The National Portrait Gallery in London, it was announced today,

13 December 2016

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Tracey Emin Withdraws Proposal To Demolish Spitalfields Conservation Area Building

The Turner Prize nominated YBA artist Tracey Emin has abandoned her plans to demolish a listed East End building in order to build a new studio and modern living space. The plans were highly controversial and caused protests from neighbours and business in the area in Spitalfields, east London.

20 September 2016

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Tracey Emin and William Blake Not Such Strange Bedfellows Tate Liverpool

On entering the exhibition, it is slightly dark and there is a warm familiar and welcoming atmosphere if not slightly nostalgic. Tracy Emin’s famous bed, I would think is a familiar scene for many a woman. I certainly found it reminded me of my youth because I am a woman and those items from Tracy Emin’s youth and the overall scene […]

11 June 2016

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Sunday’s Art Car Boot Fair Line-Up To Include A-List Bargains

Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk and Sir Peter Blake will be among the many A-list artists selling their work at knock down prices at this year’s Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair, which takes place tomorrow across from the Truman Brewery in Shoreditch. The fair this year looks set to be the best yet. Peter Blake has […]

9 June 2016

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Tracey Emin Unveils Team GB Official Print For Rio 2016

The official limited edition prints for Team GB, at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been revealed. The eight artists chosen to make the prints are Tracey Emin, Anne Hardy, Howard Hodgkin, Sarah Jones, Eddie Peake, Benjamin Senior, David Shrigley, and Sam Taylor-Johnson. The artists were asked to create unique images in celebration of Rio and Brazil, […]

5 June 2016

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Art Car Boot Fair 2016 Gets Ready To Park-Up Next Sunday

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair (Brick Lane) is an annual institution which after over 10 years still manages to keep itself fresh, by involving new and exciting emerging artists and features. The main proposition of the fair is to give young or first rung collectors the opportunity to buy artworks by first rate British Artists such […]

18 April 2016

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Daata Editions Exposes Leading Artists Like Tracey Emin To The Masses

Leading international artists including, Tracey Emin, Jake Chapman, Jacolby Satterwhite, Casey Jane Ellison, and Rashaad Newsome have been announced amongst the commissioned artists for Season Two of Daata Editions, an innovative online platform for the sale of affordable easily downloadable commissioned artist video, sound, web and poetry art editions. The first set of editions will be released […]

25 March 2016

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Tracey Emin’s Unintentionally Unironic Zoolander-style Who Am I Quest

When learning of Tracey Emin’s decision to marry a rock of course the first thing the less charitable parts of our minds would be thinking will be along the lines of “well no one else would” or “someone has to”, etc. and other grumpy-expression shaming opinions. But I’ll leave that filmly unsaid, and instead ponder on […]

23 March 2016

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Bonkers: Tracey Emin Marries An Ancient Rock In France

From ‘Unmade Beds’ nominated for the Turner Prize to the artist’s latest revelation announcing she has married an ancient rock in France, Tracey Emin is still able to raise an eyebrow, even if only in that sort of Michael Jackson kind of way.  In her latest exhibition which is a joint venture between leading galleries, Lehmann […]

7 February 2016

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Tracey Emin Fights Planning Authority To Knock Down Listed Building

 The Turner Prize nominated artist Tracey Emin, best known for her ‘ Unmade Bed’ installation is at the center of a continuing planning row with Tower Hamlets council. This is the second YBA artist (See: Conservationists Tell Damien Hirst Swimming Pools And Art Don’t Mix) to have caught the attention of the press concerning the over-development of an […]

29 October 2015

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Francis Bacon, Alex Katz, Among Representational Artists Explored At White Cube

White Cube Bermondsey presents ‘Tightrope Walk: Painted Images after Abstraction’, a group exhibition, curated by Barry Schwabsky. The exhibition brings together almost 70 paintings by some 40 artists, showing how the act of making a representational painting has been redefined over the past century, following the emergence of abstraction. The exhibition also considers the effect […]

21 September 2015

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Brian Sewell – Waspishly Undistorted By Political Correctitudes

Brian Sewell, the notorious British art critic, was a showman. He knew exactly how to play the part of critic. Stimulating, extreme in opinion, and extremely amusing. Sewell revelled in his own eccentricity, sharing his often outrageous opinions in the belief that others wished to do so but were lacking in honesty. He also believed […]

24 August 2015

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Tracey Emin: Art Car Boot Fair Moves To Margate

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair, a staple of the London art scene usually held every year in London’s East End, is changing location and moving to the seaside town of Margate – but for one day only. Along with the move, YBA Tracey Emin will also be selling her work out of the back […]

27 July 2015

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Tracey Emin Upsets Neighbours With Plans To Demolish Local Landmark Building

Tracey Emin has come up against opposition from her Shoreditch neighbours, after submitting plans to demolish a local landmark building and replace it with a contemporary David Chipperfield designed home and studio structure. Local conservationists have expressed outrage after an application to demolish the three-storey historic building in Spitalfields, East London became know. Comments on Twitter and on the Facebook […]

26 June 2015

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Women Artists Shatter The Glass Ceiling – But At What Cost?

I should stand up for fellow art bitches and applaud this week’s lyst of the most wealthy female artists: were your gut feelings also instantly of “female artists are rich?”,or even, “female artists make money?”. What a happy event that we can congratulate ten women who’ve well and truly managed to quit the full time […]

15 June 2015

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Simonised: Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Gleams In Photos

I love the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair! Where else can you go to mix with internationally recognised artists like Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Polly Morgan, Tracey Emin, Bob and Roberta Smith, Darren Coffield, Ben Eine and Matt Collishaw and buy their original artwork for a fraction of the price that galleries charge. Most of the work has […]

22 May 2015

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Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Goes To The Dogs: Get Ready London

The date for this years Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair is fast approaching! After a dozen wildly successful years they’re finally going to the dogs and have decided to give a light canine theme to this years fair! It will be the biggest line-up to date with over 100 artists, a whole slew of exciting new […]

30 March 2015

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Tracey Emin Unveils My Bed At Tate Britain Fifteen Years Later

The Turner Prize nominated My Bed, 1998, by Tracey Emin will be unveiled as one of the highlights of Tate Britain’s newly rehung displays, opening to the public on 31 March 2015. Emin’s bed is one of Britain’s most controversial works of modern art. It became a press sensation when it was shown in the 1999 Turner Prize exhibition, for which Emin was […]

1 March 2015

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Tracey Emin Commissioned To Redesign Book-jackets For Henry Miller’s Tropic Novels

The Turner prize nominated artist Tracey Emin has been commissioned to redesign covers for the Penguin editions of two classic novels by Henry Miller ‘Tropic of Cancer’ and ‘Tropic of Capricorn’. Emin’s sexually charged art is a perfect match for Miller’s novels which were groundbreaking when they were published by Grove Press in the 1930s. […]

26 February 2015

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Tracey Emin Surprises The World With Large-Scale Works For Brit Awards 2015

Tracey Emin was recently the latest artist to have her design for a Brit Award unveiled late last year – and ahead of the ceremony which took place last night. The artist chose to turn the statuette of Brittania pink, and adorn it with her own spidery handwriting; which reads: ‘Congratulations on your talent, on […]

19 February 2015

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Thirty Leading International Artists Presented In New Zabludowicz Collection Exhibition

Zabludowicz Collection is to present a new major exhibition featuring over 30 leading international artists, including eight Turner Prize winners, to celebrate 20 years of pioneering activity. Bringing together significant works, many never before seen in the UK, the exhibition reflects the attitude of bold experimentation that defines the Zabludowicz Collection. Founded in 1994 by […]

18 February 2015

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Johnnie Shand Kydd Exhibits Photographs Of Tracey Emin’s And Grayson Perry’s YBA Greek Holidays

Every year for the past 18 years English photographer Johnnie Shand Kydd has photographed the art scene as they holiday on the Greek island of Hydra each summer, photographing artists, curators and writers who have been invited to vacation at the British art collector Pauline Karpidas’ holiday home on the Greek island of Hydra. The […]

2 February 2015

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Selfies And Horror At Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary presents the exhibition ‘Self’ which posits the question, in a world where ‘selfies’ have become everyday expressions and ‘Britishness’ is being redefined, what is the role of self-portraiture and how has it shifted through the history of art to the present day? The ‘selfie’ has become a frame through which self-portraiture is re-evaluated […]

23 January 2015

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Tracey Emin’s Pivotal Installation Exorcism Under The Hammer For £600,000

Christie’s has announced it is selling a particularly pivotal, not to mention large installation by one-time YBA tracey Emin called ‘Exorcism of the Last Painting I Ever Made’. The work is estimated to go under the hammer at £600,000 to £800,000. The work consists of 12 big acrylic-on-canvas paintings, seven body paintings and a grand […]

29 December 2014

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Tracey Emin Never Slept In My Bed States Oxford Art Historian

Tracey Emin’s Turner prize nominated ‘My Bed’, which recently sold at Christie’s for £2.5m is not the real deal an expert has said. The British Art Historian Martin Kemp (no relation to Martin Kemp of the band Spandau Ballet) claims that Tracey Emin’s best known installation, My Bed (1998) was never actually slept in, by […]

3 December 2014

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Brit Artist Tracey Emin’s Design For Brit Awards Statuette Unveiled

Tracey Emin is the latest artist to have her design for a Brit Award unveiled, ahead of the ceremony which takes place in February 2015. The artist chose to turn the statuette of Brittania pink and adorn it with her own spidery handwriting; which reads: ‘Congratulations on your talent on your life – On everything […]

15 November 2014

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Tracey Emin Raises Ebola Awareness By Designing New Band Aid 30 Single

The sleeve design for the Band Aid 30 single ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas? (2014)’ has been designed by no other than Tracey Emin Artlyst reveals. The design incorporates one of her signature neon text works which reads Faith, Love and Trust, You Me and the World but the word world looks like it spells […]

29 October 2014

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Chapman Brothers Tattoo Gallery Visitors Alongside Tracey Emin’s Tent

The Chapman brothers are known for their provocative and often confrontational art, and this time you may well be going home with it. For the exhibition titled ‘In the Realm of the Unmentionable’- continuing the the artists’ exploration of issues surrounding consumer culture, Western identity and human mortality – at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings; the […]