More Ugly-More Self, 2009 - Tracey Emin

About the Work

About More Ugly-More Self

Drawing is an intimate art, especially so in the hands of British artist Tracey Emin. Famous for the provocative installations she made as one of the hell-raising Young British Artists—among them My Bed, her literally seminal 1998 installation, and ...

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Drawing is an intimate art, especially so in the hands of British artist Tracey Emin. Famous for the provocative installations she made as one of the hell-raising Young British Artists—among them My Bed, her literally seminal 1998 installation, and the fairly self-explanatory Every One I Have Ever Slept With 1963-1995—Emin brings the same emotional unburdening, the same raw vulnerability, and the same jolting power to her drawings and scrawled text pieces. Often suffused with erotic turmoil, these deeply-felt works show her to be a draftswoman of the highest order.

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About the Artist

About Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin is a notable and prolific British artist recognized for her place in the Young British Artists movement of the 1990s, and in particular ...

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Tracey Emin is a notable and prolific British artist recognized for her place in the Young British Artists movement of the 1990s, and in particular for her provocative and controversial works such as Everyone I have ever slept with 1963-1995 and My Bed, which was on display at London's Tate Modern gallery as part of her nomination for the Turner Prize in 1999.

As illustrated in these works and others, Tracey Emin explores very personal and sometimes turbulent childhood experiences and sexual history in her art which is often described as confessional. These sources are reflected very literally, creating strikingly autobiographical pieces, the titles of which convey exactly what the viewer sees without veiling the works in metaphor or symbolism. She works in a wide variety of media including neon lighting, needle point, and photography.

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More Ugly-More Self, 2009

Tracey Emin

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8.27" x 11.65" $20,078
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Monoprint on paper.

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