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 […]

30 July 2012


Kate Middleton Mingles With Tracey Emin At RA Reception

The Duchess of Cambridge joined 800 guests this evening for an event to promote UK culture, art and entertainment at the Royal Academy. The reception, held in honour of the creative industries was attended by artist Tracey Emin who was recently made a Professor of Drawing at the Royal College of Art. The Duchess was […]

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 […]

20 July 2012


Ecstatic Tracey Emin Carries The Torch For Margate

Tracey Emin may not have won the Turner Prize for her unmade bed, but she is a local hero in Margate, almost single handedly promoting the regeneration of this shabby seaside town. Emin looks ecstatic as she, yet again became the centre of attention, saying carrying the Olympic torch was an overwhelming experience.  The artist […]

20 June 2012


Tracey Emin Unveils Seven Sculptures In London’s Square Mile

The City of London Corporation has announced the unveiling of seven sculptures in London’s Square Mile by internationally renowned artists Michael Craig-Martin, Tracey Emin, Angus Fairhurst, Dan Graham, Thomas Houseago, Julian Opie and Yayoi Kusama transforming Great St Helen’s in the City of London. Great St Helen’s: Sculpture Space, is a free open-air curated exhibition […]

19 June 2012


Cultural Olympiad Launches With First Rate Visual Art Lineup

The London 2012 Festival opens with a bang and a bounce as Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller exhibits his life-size inflatable replica of Stonehenge. The work entitled ‘Sacrilege’ will ‘pop up’ for the first time at the National Botanical Gardens in Carmarthen to mark the opening day of the Cultural Olympiad. The representation of […]

12 June 2012


BBC Diamond Jubilee Mosaic Unveiled At Turner Contemporary

In celebration of the Diamond Jubilee BBC South East asked their viewers and listeners to help create a unique artwork to commemorate the event. More than 5,000 BBC South East viewers and listeners submitted family portraits, photos of their ancestors, snaps of important occasions in their lives and of times that made them laugh. The […]

31 May 2012


Ivor Braka’s Sculpture Garden Revealed In Dispute

Ivor Braka, the millionaire art dealer, who has recently been involved in the sale of works by Lucien Freud and Francis Bacon, has taken guerilla gardening to another level by installing several sculptures in a garden behind his Victorian house in Knightsbridge. The sculptures are works created by Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin. Both pieces […]

29 May 2012


London Prepares For A Diverse Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The 244th edition of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition gets underway next week with a series of press views and special openings. The world’s largest open submission contemporary art show will be continuing  the tradition of showcasing work by both emerging and established artists in all media including painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, architecture and film. […]

26 May 2012


Tracey Emin Chosen As Margates Official Olympic Torchbearer

The unstoppable British Artist Tracey Emin has been asked by Margate council to carry the Olympic torch through the town as part of a Nationwide event . The Olympic flame was handed over to organisers of the London Games at a ceremony in Athens on 17 May. Spyros Capralos, the President of the Hellenic Olympic […]

25 May 2012

Tracey Emin Generic Filler For Rodin And Turner Sandwich

You can’t help but admire Tracey Emin’s for wanting to use her name and art for the good in reviving her home town of Margate.  She is very passionate in her belief and has a dream that all the fish and chip shops will run out of food as a result of the amount of […]

22 May 2012


Tracey Emin Sets Up Shop At Turner Contemporary

Tracey Emin’s first exhibition in her home town of Margate opens at the Turner Contemporary on 26 May. Titled; ‘She Lay Down Deep Beneath the Sea’. The show was conceived specially for Margate, where Emin grew up and which has provided inspiration for many of her most iconic art works. The exhibition will explore the […]