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 […]

10 October 2014

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Tracey Emin Commissioned To Design 2015 Brit Award Statuette

Tracey Emin has been chosen to design the statuette for this year’s Brit Awards, which takes place in February 2015. The Turner Prize nominated artist also launched her first major commercial exhibition in Europe, for five years, at White Cube gallery, Bermondsey, this week. Ms Emin is best known for her unmade bed installation, which […]

7 October 2014

Tracey Emin: New Exhibition Continues Her Quest For Self Examination

In her first solo exhibition in a London gallery, for five years, Tracey Emin continues her fascination with self-examination and self-reflection. The work consists of drawings, bronze sculptures, large scale embroideries,  gouache paintings and neon works, mainly depicting the female nude form, in various compositions floating in front of an empty background. The work creates […]

20 September 2014

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Tracey Emin And Mat Collishaw Take Over Lanvin, London – For One Night Only

Saturday 20th September British Artists Tracey Emin and Mat Collishaw Take Over Lanvin, London for Nuit Blanche Video. For one night only, a dusk-til-dawn international festival where contemporary video art takes over London’s West End. In celebration of the best of British art, a video of one of Tracey Emin’s iconic neon pieces will take […]

15 September 2014

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Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry Exhibit For Maserati

‘Iconic’ British artists including Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry and Patrick Hughes have marked the opening of the new Maserati Marshall Motor Group showroom in Peterborough with an exhibition of exclusive art works. Invited guests were given the opportunity to see the exhibition of British masterpieces at a champagne reception at the brand new […]

5 September 2014

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Felix Treadwell Wins Prestigious Hix Award For Emerging Art

Last night saw the annual Hix awards for emerging art presented by Tracey Emin at the Cock ‘n’ Bull Gallery in Shoreditch. The winner of this year’s competition was Felix Treadwell, an artist to watch out for. This Camberwell Graduate also attended Kyoto Seika Universtity in Japan and his work reflects this influence. Think Julian […]

21 August 2014

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Tracey Emin Work To Be Auctioned In Aid Of Prince’s Children’s Art Foundation

Contemporary art from well know artists such as Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Idris Khan and Xavier Mascaro will be auctioned from 17th September to 1st October, culminating in a live auction on Wednesday 1st October at the Saatchi Gallery, London in aid of the Princes Foundation For Children & The Arts. The BE […]

16 August 2014

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Tracey Emin Announces Her First London Commercial Gallery Exhibition In Five Years

Tracey Emin returns to London this October with her first major gallery exhibition at White Cube, in five years. The Last Great Adventure is You’, is an exhibition of new work featuring bronze sculptures, gouaches, paintings, large-scale embroideries and neon works, the exhibition chronicles the contemplative nature of work by an artist who has consistently […]

11 August 2014

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Tracey Emin Creates Original Artwork For Folkestone Art Car Boot Fair

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair makes its final stop in Folkestone after a successful run in Liverpool, during the launch of the Biennial and London, on its home-turf in Shoreditch. This event, showcasing the best of Brit art at the opening weekend of the Folkestone Triennial is bound to be a winner. Tracey Emin […]

8 August 2014

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Scottish Independence: Anish Kapoor, Tracey Emin and Gavin Turk Vote No

Is Nationalism a cultural black hole? This is a question raised time and time again when arguing that Scotland should sever ties with the United Kingdom and declare independence.  Today a group of high profile campaigners from the rest of the UK have signed a letter urging Scotland to vote against independence. It states; “let’s […]

29 July 2014

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Tate Secures Tracey Emin My Bed Installation For Long Term Loan

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 […]

23 July 2014

Anarchic Art Event Celebrates 20th Anniversary With A Fete Worse Than Death

Last weekend, ‘A Fete Worse Then Death’ celebrated its 20th Anniversary of anarchic art activity with an event curated by Darren Coffield, Sam Walker and Alice Herrick. The Fete ran from 12-8pm on Rivington Street on 19th July 2014 with stalls & live performances from noon until midnight in the Red Market & Gallery. The […]

2 July 2014

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Tracey Emin’s Turner Prize Nominated Unmade Bed Fetches £2.5m At Christie’s

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 […]

30 June 2014

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Tracey Emin Unmade Bed Goes Under The Hammer At Christie’s 1 July

Tracey Emin’s unmade, My Bed, 1998 goes under the hammer at Christie’s tomorrow and is expected to realise in excess of £1m. The piece of installation art, which includes dirty knickers, used condoms and empty booze bottles exemplifies Tracey at her wild-child best. The sculpture is being sold by the art dealer Charles Saatchi to […]

29 May 2014

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Charles Saatchi Dumps Tracey Emin’s Iconic Turner Prize Nominated Unmade Bed

Unmade bed, Tracey Emin’s iconic Turner Prize nominated work, goes under the hammer at Christie’s London, in July. The installation has been consigned by Charles Saatchi who is selling the work to raise money for his Gallery in Chelsea. The sculpture is expected to fetch around £1 million (1.2 million euros, $1.7 million) in the […]

25 May 2014

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Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair: Road Trip To London, Liverpool And Folkestone

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair 2014 which takes place today (Sunday 8 June) is the UK’s most disruptive and exciting art fair. It takes place in London once a year with a range of A-Lister artists including Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Tracey Emin & Emin International, Bob & Roberta Smith, Polly Morgan, Mat […]

2 February 2014

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Mayfair Art Galleries Link Up With Top Hotel To Drum Up Business

As demand soars from international fashion chains for a Mayfair address, many galleries are being forced to relocate to upstairs offices or move to outlying districts, threatening the survival of this preeminent art district. As an alternative way to discover Mayfair’s thriving art scene, Brown’s Hotel is offering exclusive weekly Saturday morning art tours introducing […]

27 January 2014

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Tracey Emin Wins South Bank Arts Outstanding Achievement Award

Tracey Emin was presented today with the South Bank Sky Arts Award for outstanding achievement, in a ceremony hosted by Lord Melvin Bragg. The Artist was given her award by the comedian/presenter Frank Skinner, in a roomful of celebrities, at the Dorchester Hotel. Crime drama Broadchurch and rock group Arctic Monkeys were the big winners […]

8 December 2013

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First American Museum Exhibition Dedicated To Tracey Emin Opens

A new exhibition titled Tracey Emin: ‘Angel Without You’, the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the British artist Tracey Emin has opened at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami. It kicked off Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 with the PV and a well attended after-party at the Shore Club. The exhibition focuses […]

4 December 2013

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Welcome To Art Basel Miami: Party Kicks Off 2013 Art Fair

Art Basel Launched last night with a welcome drink in the park located outside the Bass Museum. It was a mix of European elegance and Bermuda shorts all set in a temporary sculpture park sporting A-list artists’ work and a two  wielding youths which resembled the Rank (film gong) trademark branding. Today the fair opens […]

25 November 2013

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Tracey Emin Miami Exhibition To Focus On Her Neon Works

MOCA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, opens Art Basel Miami Beach week 2013 with “Tracey Emin: Angel without You,” the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the British artist Tracey Emin. On view from December 4, 2013 through March 9, 2014, this is the first-ever exhibition to focus on Emin’s works in neon, […]

21 November 2013

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Glasstress Collateral Event Travels To London Featuring Works By Emin, Banner and Parker

Work from the Glasstress collateral event at the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – travels to London College of Fashion and The Wallace Collection, 27 November 2013 – 24 February 2014. In a unique collaboration between the Berengo Studio (Venice), Venice Projects (Venice), London College of Fashion and the Wallace Collection […]

19 November 2013

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House Of St Barnabas Offers Spectacular Setting For Emerging Art

The House of St Barnabas, Soho London, has launched their permanent art collection `The Collective’ at their new, not-for-profit members’ club, which opened on 8 November. The concept behind this new addition to the West End scene, marks an innovative step forward for all private members’ clubs. It offers a conscious clientele which mixes well with […]

7 November 2013

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Art Basel Miami Announces Conversations And Salon Programme For 2013

Art Basel in Miami Beach’s brings together the worlds’ leading artists, museum directors, collectors, and curators for a daily line up of events. The programme offers dynamic dialogs between prominent members of the international art world. Featured artists include Doug Aitken, Cory Arcangel, John Baldessari, Dara Birnbaum, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Jim Drain, Olafur Eliasson, Tracey Emin, […]

4 November 2013

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Tracey Emin Fails To Capture Women’s Imaginations In M&S Campaign

The M&S campaign which featured the British artist Tracey Emin and focuses on 12 inspiring women including actor Helen Mirren, singer Ellie Goulding, Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams and Save The Children CEO, Jasmine Whitbread has actually had a negative effect on sales of M&S woman’s wear. The campaign was shot by the renowned portrait […]