Billy Childish has been around a long time. He is not only an artist but a poet and a composer of music.
3 December 2020
Tracey Emin is one of the two major survivors from the so-called YBA (Young British Artists) Group that made such a lot of noise in the 1990s.
Just as the new lockdown was being announced, the Sunday Times (UK) was unusually full of stuff about contemporary art. The main colour supplement led with a piece about Tracey Emin
9 February 2020
National Gallery Explores ‘Sin’ In New Exhibition – Interview Dr Joost Joustra Curator With Revd Jonathan Evens
The first exhibition in the UK exploring sin in art will be staged at the National Gallery this spring. ‘Sin’ will bring together paintings from the National Gallery’s collection dating from the 16th to the 18th century with loans from important private and public collections including modern and contemporary works by Andy Warhol, Tracey Emin, and Ron Mueck.
6 July 2019
It’s time for the annual show of sculpture in Regent’s Park, organised by the Frieze Art Fair, but opening far in advance of the fair itself, and lasting for much longer. Also, it’s free. What’s on view, you see for nothing. Which makes me wish, quite fervently, that it was a more convincing show.
7 February 2019
I visited the white, white cube for the Emin show a day after the people-jammed preview opening. I’m a little allergic to crowds so rely on the Facebook grapevine for a feel of how sardine-packed the gallery felt. With queues stretching around the block.
13 December 2018
Tracey Emin has a new show titled ‘A Fortnight of Tears’ opening in early 2019 at White Cube Bermondsey.
A newly commissioned artwork by the British Artist Tracey Emin has been approved for installation on the Oslo harbour.
Royal Academician Tracey Emin unveiled a monumental pro-Europe neon work this morning, attended by RA Director Tim Marlow and many other art officials. The installation titled,
2 March 2018
Tracey Emin has been selected as the next artist to be commissioned for St Pancras International’s Terrace Wires – the station’s public commissioning programme for new artwork by leading international artists.
The Connaught Christmas Tree is rapidly becoming an art community tradition in London.
27 October 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’.
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 ‘Art for Grenfell’ auction has been announced to take place on Monday 16 October at Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, in London.
Death Mask’ by artist Tracey Emin, has been purchased by The National Portrait Gallery in London, it was announced today,
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]