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.
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 […]
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 […]
Tracey Emin’s Turner prize nominated ‘My Bed’, which recently sold at Christie’s for £2.5m, a record for the artist, will return to the UK after a long-term loan to Tate is finalised. Full details will be announced in the autumn. Count Duerckheim the new owner of the installation said: ‘I always admired the honesty […]
Tracey Emin’s Turner Prize nominated ‘My Bed’ installation has sold at Christie’s, London salesroom tonight for £2.5m (including commission), a record for the artist. The sculpture was consigned by Charles Saatchi to raise money for his Gallery’s education programme. The artwork was estimated to fetch between £800,000 to $1.5 million in the sale. It was […]