Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin

British, b. 1963

Place of Birth: London, UK

Specialities: Contemporary Art,

Biography

Tracey Emin was born in Londonin 1963 and was raised in the seaside town of Margate on the English coast. After leaving school at an early age, Eminenrolled at Maidstone College of Art in Kent at the age of 20 and studiedpainting. She then went to London where shecompleted a Masters in Painting at the Royal College of Art. She has had solo exhibitions at the StedelijkMuseum of Modern Art, Amsterdam, the Museum of Modern Art,Oxford, and the Museumof New South Wales, Australia and her work has been included inshows at venues such as the Tate Modern, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art,Miami. A consummate storyteller, Emin engages theviewer with her candid exploration of universal emotions. Using experiences from her own life, sheoften reveals painful situations with brutal honesty and poetic humor. Emin lives and works in London.

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AUCTION LOTS

LOT SOLD (2000 - 2009)

224

MAX PRICE

$220,000

AVG PRICE

$40,511

TOTAL SALES (2000 - 2009)

$1,944,549

 My heart is with you, and i love you, always always always by Tracey Emin

My heart is with you, and i love you, always alway

Phillips, London

July 3, 2014

$127,872  USD

 Feeling Pregnant by Tracey Emin

Feeling Pregnant

Christie's, London

July 2, 2014

$47,195  USD

 My Bed by Tracey Emin

My Bed

Christie's, London

July 1, 2014

$4,366,229  USD

News

Records Smashed as Emin’s Bed Sold to Jay Jopling for £2.2m

By Ashitha Nagesh | July 2, 2014

Tracey Emin’s installation My Bed was sold for £2.2m at Christie’s last night, more than quadrupling her previous sale record.The artist was present at King Street to see her controversial...

Christie’s CEO Credits iPhones with Art Market Boom

By Ashitha Nagesh | July 1, 2014

Tablets and smartphones are revolutionising the art market, the CEO of Christie’s said this morning, July 1.Steven Murphy, who heads up the world’s largest auction house, said that the number of...

Top Lots to Spot at Christie’s Contemporary Sale

By Ashitha Nagesh | June 28, 2014

Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction this Tuesday, July 1, is set to be a feverish affair with a number of particularly high-profile lots going under the hammer.Leading the...

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Events

Tracey Emin: I Followed You To The Sun

May 2 - Jun 22, 2013

Lehmann Maupin, New York

Tracey Emin: I Followed You To The Sun

May 2 - Jun 22, 2013

Lehmann Maupin, New York

Tracey Emin

Dec 1, 2013 - Mar 31, 2014

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, North Miami

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Galleries