29 May 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]

17 October 2013


Charity Art Auction Raises Over £1.3m During Frieze Week

A charity art  auction held during Frieze week, in London, to raise funds for the Mimi Foundation cancer charity, founded by influential collector Myriam Ullens, resulted in a remarkable  £1,291,400 achieved for 8 star lots donated by some of the world’s most influential contemporary artists. A further £95,000 achieved on the final lot of the […]

12 September 2013


Tracey Emin Donates £40k Neon Art For Cancer Charity

40 leading artists from around the globe have pledged their support for those who are living through the challenges of cancer treatment by donating works, many created especially for the occasion, for a sale at Sotheby’s in aid of The Mimi Foundation. This ground- breaking charity was founded in 2004 by Myriam Ullens, one of […]

25 August 2013


Margate’s Turner Contemporary Prepares To Welcome Their Millionth Visitor

Margate’s Turner Contemporary is expected to welcome its millionth visitor, an astonishing milestone for a gallery which opened a little over 2 years ago. The million visits compares with an original forecast total of around 300,000 for just over 2 years estimated prior to the opening of the gallery. As well as exceeding visitor targets […]

19 August 2013


Tracey Emin Features In New M&S Fashion Campaign Shot By Annie Leibovitz

The Turner Prize nominated artist Tracey Emin, an Oscar winning actress, a life changing charity CEO, an Olympic gold medallist and an inspiring nurse of the year – are just a few of the women to showcase the new Autumn collections in a campaign announced by Marks & Spencer today. The campaign was photographed by […]

9 June 2013

Tracey Emin and Peter Blake Prints Sell Out At Art Car Boot Fair

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair 2013 got off to an engine roaring start at midday, Sunday 9th June. Now in its 10th year it featured work by over 70 renowned artists including Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Emin International, Polly Morgan, Mat Collishaw, Bob & Roberta Smith, Pam Hogg, Pure Evil and Marcus Harvey […]

26 May 2013


Art Car Boot Fair Celebrates Ten Years Of Stalling Out In Brick Lane

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair is gearing up to be another unmissable event, on Sunday 9th June. Now in its 10th year it will be featuring over 70 renowned artists including Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Emin International, Polly Morgan, Mat Collishaw, Bob & Roberta Smith, Pam Hogg, Pure Evil, Marcus Harvey, Billy Childish, […]

8 May 2013


Tracey Emin Sculpture Unveiled In New York During Frieze Week

The British artist Tracey Emin has created a new sculpture titled Roman Standard (2013) which will be unveiled for Frieze week on May 10 and on view to September 8, at Petrosino Square, Spring and Lafayette Streets in New York. Roman Standard features a single bronze bird perched on top of a thirteen-foot pole that rises […]

22 April 2013

Dorothy Iannone Challenges Tracey Emin’s Title Of Ultimate Bad Girl

When I first heard that boobs, bums, willies and acts of masturbation mischieviously fly out in the work of octogenarian American artist Dorothy Iannone, I must admit I was curious. She has been compared to Tracey Emin as  the ultimate bad girl, the real definition of a minx, and this is her first retrospective show […]

23 March 2013


Tracey Emin Helps To Raise £375,000 For Terrence Higgins Trust

Christie’s was the venue for a 30th anniversary charity auction last night, which raised £375,000 for the first HIV and sexual health care charity in Britain. The room was stunned into silence as Tracey Emin spontaneously auctioned one of her famous neons. As bidding closed at £8,000 on one of her paintings, Tracey upped the […]

10 March 2013


Tracey Emin Presented CBE By Princess Anne At Buckingham Palace

Tracey Emin has collected her CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in a ceremony held on Friday 7 March. The artist stated; “I think Buckingham Palace is pretty rock ‘n’ roll and quite wild. I haven’t changed what I do to be standing here today. I was the only artist here today and I think […]

14 February 2013


The Best Valentines Created By A-List international Contemporary Artists

Today is Valentines day, a time when you show your appreciation to someone that you desire or love by sending them a card. So what does the card actually say about you? and does your choice actually matter?  We at ArtLyst think that it does, so here is a competition devoted to testing your knowledge […]

8 February 2013


Tracey Emin Blanket Added To Latest Ben Uri Feminist Exhibition

The Ben Uri has just announced the new addition of Tracey Emin’s appliquéd work, Something’s Wrong (2002), on loan from the British Council Collection, as a supplementary work in the current exhibition Judy Chicago and Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Tracey Emin.  Something’s Wrong strikes a potent visual chord with the earlier monoprint Terribly Wrong (1997) of […]

2 February 2013


Tracey Emin Gets Her Name Up In Lights On Broadway

The British artist Tracey Emin has been commissioned to do a project in New York City to tie in with Valentines day. Titled “For all the lovers in NYC” the month of February will see a series of blow-ups of her highly regarded neon works projected on 40 gigantic screens for three minutes every evening […]

25 January 2013


Tracey Emin’s NY Dealer To Open In Hong Kong

Top New York dealers, Lehmann Maupin Gallery will open their first exhibition space outside New York, on Thursday, 14 March 2013, in the historic Pedder Building in Hong Kong. One of the city’s most iconic buildings, located in the heart of Central, the neo-classical building was constructed in 1923 and is the last surviving pre-war […]

5 January 2013


White Cube São Paulo’s Inaugural Exhibition Presents Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin has stated; ‘I’m not drawn to the erotic. I’m confused by it. There is very little in my life that is sexual or erotic. It’s more to do with memory. I’m more interested in love.’ In her first solo exhibition to launch the new White Cube Gallery in Sao Paulo, Emin is presenting […]

29 December 2012


Tracey Emin and Quentin Blake Receive New Years Honours

The YBA artist Tracey Emin becomes a CBE, Quentin Blake Receives a Knighthood and the Sculptor Richard Long an OBE in this years New Years Honours list. Ms Emin is best known for, ‘not winning the Turner Prize’ for her unmade bed installation. There is no doubt that she has had a busy year. May […]

23 December 2012


Joe Strummer Celebrated On the Tenth Anniversary Of His Death

Today is the tenth anniversary of the death of the legendary Joe Strummer the singer and guitarist of the Clash, a band that had it not existed, music would be very different today.  The Clash left an important legacy in the bands they influenced including, REM, The Cure, Arcade Fire, Manic Street Preachers, U2, Green […]

10 December 2012


Tracey Emin Buys Ex’s Painting At Art Basel Miami

A large canvas depicting a soldier on a horse, in the battlefield by ‘Stuckist  founder’, Billy Childish has sold to the YBA artist Tracey Emin for an undisclosed sum. It was purchased from the Lehmann Maupin Gallery booth at Art Basel Miami, on the opening day of the fair.  It is always interesting to have […]

15 November 2012


Royal College of Art Marks 175 Years Of Excellence

The Royal College of Art has been an institution of excellence since 1837. In the beginning the Government School of Design opened in Somerset House, on the Strand in London. It was the world’s first, publicly funded design school. 175 years later and now known as the Royal College of Art, it is the world’s […]

23 August 2012


Tracey Emin Alma Mater UCA Canterbury MA Exhibition Spotlighted

Many of the MA graduate exhibitions seem to take place in the autumn, with the heavyweight London shows (Royal College,Goldsmiths, Slade) launching before the summer break. The MA Show provides an excellent opportunity for the public to view the great work that is being produced by students in Kent and also provides a fantastic chance […]

29 July 2012


Tate’s Lost Art Gallery Resurrects Emins Momart Fire Tent

Art is sometimes lost. History is riddled with stories of how museums and galleries around the world have had works stolen, destroyed or misplaced. Sometimes thousands of pieces of art have suffered this fate. In other cases works of art have been carelessly left in the wrong place and discarded by the cleaners. Times of […]