Born 1963
Hometown London, England
Lives and Works London, England
Education
MA, Painting, Royal College of Art, London, England, 1989
BA, Fine Art, Maidstone College of Art, Kent, England, 1986

Tracey Emin Gallery Art

Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

British Museum, London, England
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum van Loon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pompidou Centre, Paris, France
Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Sammlung Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Tate Gallery, London, England

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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