Tracey Emin

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Nothing Touches, 2009 Ebroidered Cotton © Courtesy of the artist & Lehmann Maupin
Chess Set, 2008 © Tracey Emin
With My Heart , 2006 Pink Neon 33.5 X 115.5 Cm © Courtesy Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma
I Can't Let Go, 2007 Embroidered Cotton 31 X 34 Cm © Courtesy Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma
Take What The Fuck You'd Like, 2001 Appliqué And Ink On Cotton Calico 60 X 50 Cm © Courtesy Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma
The Annunciation , 2010 Embroidered Calico/ Ricamo Su Calico 147 X 161 Cm / 165.2 X 179.2 X 9.5 Cm (With Frame) © Courtesy Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma
Untitled , 2009 Acrylic On Canvas / Acrilico Su Tela 152.7 X 152.7 Cm / 154.2 X 154.2 X 5 Cm (With Frame) © Courtesy Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma
More Margate More Past, 2006 Etching 27 X 43 Cm © Tracey Emin
Hades Hades Hades Screenprint On Cotton, Hand Stitched Onto Floral Fabric 41 X 52 Cm © Tracey Emin
Broken Heart, 2003 Soft Ground Etching 46 X 51 Cm, Edition Of 12. © Tracey Emin, Photo: Richard Dawkins
SUFFER LOVE XI Monoprint On Paper 21 X 29.6 Cm © Side by Side Gallery Akim Monet GmbH, Berlin
Birds, 2012 Offset Lithograph 60 X 80 Cms © Tracey Emin, London Olympics 2012
Illustrations from Memory Transfer of Energy 16 9/16 X 23 1/4 In. (42 X 59 Cm) © Tracey Emin
Totally Engaged , 2009 Embroidered Calico H: 156.5 X W: 180 Cm © White Cube
Upset , 2007 Acrylic On Canvas H: 72.8 X W: 72.8 In © Gagosian Gallery
Legs II , 2007 Purple Neon H: 130.3 X W: 125.5 Cm © White Cube
Docket & Tracey , 2004 Ceramics © Brandler Galleries
The Hut , 1999 Mixed Media H: 115 X W: 176 X D: 96 In © Lehmann Maupin
© Courtesy of the artist and Galleria Lorcan O'Neill Roma
© Courtesy of the Artist and Hayward Gallery
Sex 1, 25-11-07 © Courtesy of Tracey Emin / Tracey Emin studio & Turner Contemporary
Laying with the Olive Trees, 2011 Lithograph 55 X 72.5 Cm © ©Tracey Emin
The Perfect Place to Grow, 2001 © Tate, London 2012, Courtesy Tracey Emin
Installation View © Courtesy of the artist & White Cube São Paulo
Lonely Chair drawing, 2012 Gouache On Paper 39.96 X 53.94 Inches (101.5 X 137 Cm)
Cat, 2012 © Francesco Allegretto
Angel Without You, 2013 © Courtesy of the artist and White Cube
© Courtesy of the Artist and White Cube, Bermondsey
Hotel International, 1993 Appliqué Blanket 101.25 X 94.5 Inches 257.2 X 240 Cm © Tracey Emin Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong
My Bed, 1998 © Tracey Emin. All rights reserved, DACS 2014 Photo credit: Courtesy The Saatchi Gallery, London / Photograph by Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd
I want you so much, 2015 Embroidered Calico 63.78 X 86.61 Inches. Photo © George Darrell​ © Tracey Emin. All rights reserved, DACS 2016
Dreamt of You, 2016 Acrylic On Canvas 8 X 9 15/16 In. (20.3 X 25.2 Cm) 8 7/16 X 10 7/16 X 1 1/4 In. (21.5 X 26.5 X 3.2 Cm) (Framed) © Photo: White Cube (George Darrell)
Just waiting for you, 2015 Embroidered Calico 71.65 X 90.16 Inches; 182 X 229 Cm Lm22725 © Tracey Emin. All rights reserved, DACS 2016. Courtesy Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong
Quick Facts
Birth year
Lives in
Works in
Representing galleries
Lieberman Gallery, Lehmann Maupin - Chrystie St.
Current Exhibitions and Events
Dec, 2017
A New Selection from the Elgiz Collection: In Fact
Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art
Tracey Emin Biography
1963   Born in London, England
1986   Bachelor of Fine Art, Maidstone College of Art, Maidstone, Kent, England
1989   MA, Royal College of Art, London, England
1997   International Award for Video Art
2001   The Jury Prize Cairo Biennale Award, Cairo, Egypt
2007   Honorary Doctorate, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2007   Doctor of Letters, University of Kent, Kent, UK
2007   Doctor of Philosophy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
  Lives and works in London, England
Selected Exhibitions
2008   Summer Exhibition 2008, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
You Dig The Tunnel, I’ll Hide The Soil, White Cube Hoxton Square and Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK
Fourth Plinth, National Gallery, London, UK
Love, Touring show: National Gallery, London, UK
Tracey Emin: 20 Years, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
2007   Tracey Emin: Borrowed Light, British Pavillion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (solo)
True Romance, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Summer Exhibition 2007, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
The Naked Portrait, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Lights, Camera Action: Artists' Films for the Cinema, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Mima Collection: Selected Works, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, UK
2006   More Flow, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy (solo)
The Other Side #2 – Radical Pursuits: Delights in the subversive and sublime, Tony Shalfrazi Gallery, New York, NY
Aftershock: Contemporary British Art 1990-2006, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou; Capital Museum, Beijing, China
Touch My Shadows, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
In the darkest hour there may be light: Works from Damien Hirst’s murder me collection, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
I’m Sorry, Pilar Parra & Romero Galeria de Arte, Madrid, Spain
Hot/Cold – Summer Loving, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Motion on Paper, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
Summer Exhibition 2006, Royal Academy, London, UK
Youth of Today, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
The Devil of the Fireplace, Claudia Gian-Ferrari, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
Drawing Inspiration, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, UK
For All Audiences, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
LOVE!, Ferragamo Gallery, New York, NY
2005   I Can Feel Your Smile, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY (solo)
When I Think About Sex…, White Cube, London,UK (solo)
IMAGINE A WORLD…, Bargehouse, London, UK
Revelation. Reflecting British Art in the Arts Council Collection, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK
Death Mask by Tracey Emin, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Sketch in Motion: A Group Exhibition of Artists’ Animation, Sketch, London, UK
Looking at Words. The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
The Wonderful Fund On Tour, Le Musée de Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco
God Is Bored Of Us II, FMCG, London, UK
Super!: First Triennial for Contemporary Art, Fashion and Design, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
Video II: Allegory, NRW-Furum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf, Germany
Realit;)t. 30 Videoarbeiten aus der Sammlung Goetz in München. Von Olaf Breuning bis Sam Taylor-Wood, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfaffikon, Switzerland
Enchante Chãteau, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
Munch Revisited, Henie Onstad Kunstcenter, Oslo, Norway
On Love, Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands
'Bock mit Inhalt' - Summer Exhibition, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Summer Exhibition 2005, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
London Calling. Y[oung] B[ritish] A[rtists] Criss-Crossed, Galleri Kaare Berntsen, Oslo, Norway
Body: New Art from the UK, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Kiss the Frog! The Art of Transformation, National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway
Identity and Nomadism, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
Twenty-five Years of the Deutsche Bank Collection, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
Vivisección, Dibujo Contemporáneo, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
Mé-tissages, MIAT, Museum voor Industriële Archeologie en Textiel, Ghent, Belgium
Women’s Film Festival, ICA, London, UK
Top Spot, Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
Critic’s Choice, FACT, Liverpool, United Kingdom
2004   The Christmas Exhibition 2004, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland
Fonetography, AOP Gallery, London, UK
1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Sevilla, Monastry of the Cartuja of Sanat Maria de las Cuevas, Seville, Spain
Printers Inc.: Recent British Prints, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester; Brewhouse Theatre; Arts Centre, Taunton and Park Gallery, Falkirk, UK
Seven Sins, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bolzano, Italy
Einleuchten, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
The Other Flower Show, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton, UK
La Collection d’Art Contemporain d’Agnes B, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
Tracey Istanbulda, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey (solo)
Tracey Emin, BP British Art Displays, Tate Britain, London, UK (solo)
I’ll Meet You In Heaven, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy (solo)
Can’t See Past My Own Eyes, Sketch, London, UK (solo)
Fear, War And The Scream, Roslyn Oxley, Sydney, Australia (solo)
Tracey Emin and David Hockney Drawings, Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
Tracey Emin, Gillian Wearing and Dick Matena, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
See It…Read It, Draíocht, Dublin, Ireland
Secrets of the ‘90s, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands
Social Strategies. Redefining Social Realism, Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
2003   Menphis, Counter Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Tracey Emin, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (solo)
Social Strategies. Redefining Social Realism, The Richard E. Peeler Art Center,Greencastle, IN
Tracey Emin, Luigi Ontani, Kiki Smith, Cerith Wyn Evans,Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy
Happiness: A Survival Guide for Art and Life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Fast Forward – Media Art, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
FRESH: Contemporary British Artists in Print, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland
Just Love Me; Post-Feministic Art of the 1990s, Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway
A Bigger Splash: British Art from Tate 1960–2003, OCA & ITO, São Paulo, Brazil
Game Over, Grimm Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
Independence, South London Gallery, London, UK
The Happy Couple, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
Il racconto del filo, Museo di Arte Moderna, Trento, Italy
Europe Exists, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Let’s See the Nature in You, Pepperton Gallery, London, UK
Tactics of the Ego, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Micro/Macro, The Budapest Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
Words from the Arts Council Collection, The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, UK
The Map Is Not The Territory III, James Hockey Gallery, Farnham and The Surrey Institute of Art & Design, Farnham, UK
En Route, De Hallen, Haarlem, Netherlands
2002   This is Another Place, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK (solo)
Ten Years. Tracey Emin, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
I Think it’s in my head, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY (solo)
Tracey Emin Showreel, The Genesis Cinema, London, UK (solo)
Tracey Emin, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo )
Face Off, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK
Rapture: Art’s Seduction by Fashion Since 1970, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
The Ink Jetty, Neon Gallery, London, UK
Shine, St Pancras Chambers, London, UK
The Glory of God: New Religious Art, St. Peter’s Church, Liverpool, UK
Fusion Cuisine, Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Public Affairs. Von Beuys bis Zittel: Das Offentliche in der Kunst, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
New Religious Art 1992–2002, Henry Peacock Gallery, London, UK
Landscape, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
The Rowan Collection. Contemporary British & Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2001   Tracey Emin You forgot to kiss my soul, White Cube, London, England (solo)
Trans Sexual Express, Centro de Arte de Santa Monica, Barcelona; Palacio Municipal de Exposiciones, Corunna and Mucsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
For the Love of Dog, Pump House Gallery, London, UK
Printers Inc., The Gallery, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK
Read-Only Memory, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Televisions, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Video Project Space, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK
In Formation, Percy Miller Gallery, London, UK
For the love of dog, Pump House Gallery, London, UK
At Sea, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Tattoo Show, Modern Art Inc., London, UK
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Freestyle. Werke Aus der Sammlung Boros, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Century City, Tate Modern, London, UK
Insider Trading: Profit Without Honour, Mandeville Hotel, London, UK
London Nomad, Beit Zeinab Khatoun, a seminar on Contemporary Curatorial Practice at the American University Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
Peter Blake: About Collage, Tate Gallery, London, UK
Nurture and Desire, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Sex and the British: Slap & Tickle – A perspective on the sexual content of British Art since the 1960s, Gallerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Gut Aufgelegt, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
Drawings, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Drawings, Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Potent Present. Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, Logan Galleries, San Francisco, CA
ManMoMa. A Thick Bloke Kicking a Dog to Death, The International 3 Summer Fête, Fairfield, Manchester, UK
From Face to Face. Mimics – Gestures – Emotions, Städtisches Museum Leverkusen Schloß Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Out There, White Cube, London, UK
The British Art Show 5, The Scottish National gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK
Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
2000   Love is a Strange Thing, Fig.1, London, England (solo)
What Do You Know About Love, Galerie Gebauer, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1999   Tracey Emin Every Part of Me’s Bleeding, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY (solo)
1998   Sobasex (My Cunt is Wet with Fear), Sagacho Exhibition Space, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Cunt Vernacular, Galerie Gebauer, Berlin, Germany (solo)
I Need Art Like I Need God, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany (solo)
Tracey Emin, Galerie Philippe Rizzo, Paris, France (solo)
1997   Solo Exhibition, Moo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
I Need Art Like I Need God, South London Gallery, London, England (solo)
Istanbul Biennial, Pera Palace Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey (solo)
1996   It’s not me that’s crying, it’s my soul, Galerie Mot & Van den Boogaard, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Exorcism of the Last Painting I Ever Made, Galleri Andreas Brändström, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
Solo Exhibition, Habitat, London, UK (solo)
1995   Tracey Emin Museum, 221 Waterloo Road, London SE1 (closed 1998) (solo)
1994   Art Cologne, Sponsored Artist, Jay Jopling/White Cube, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Exploration of the Soul – Journey Across America, Readings at the following locations: Rena Bransten, San Francisco, CA; Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI; Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA; Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY and White Columns, New York, NY (solo)
1993   My Major Retrospective, Jay Jopling/White Cube, London, UK (solo)
From Army to Armani, Analix Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
The Shop, 103 Bethnal Green Road, London, UK
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