Tracey Emin

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Tracey Emin unveils BRIT Award

3 Dec 2014

Music gossip

Tracey Emin has turned the BRIT Award pink. The British artist has unveiled her design for the distinctive trophy that will be given out at the 2015 ceremony and the design sees the iconic statuette turned a pale hue with a short verse written in…

Tracey Emin to design Brit Award

9 Oct 2014

Music gossip

Tracey Emin will design the 2015 Brit Award statuette. The controversial artist will follow in the footsteps of Dame Vivienne Westwood, Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst and last year's designer Philip Treacy in creating the iconic prize, which will be…

Ongoing art project Economy explores relationship with commerce and transactions

19 Mar 20135 stars

Meticulously curated two-site exhibition

Economy isn’t so much an exhibition. It’s not even two exhibitions. It’s an ongoing project, a conversation and a meticulously-curated attempt to build an echo chamber of ideas and artistic experiments about our relationship with commerce and the…

The big picture: Tracey Emin - Sweet Thing

16 Apr 2009

Brit art brat Tracey Emin is one of 50 contemporary artists, including Peter Howson and Douglas Gordon, featured in an exhibition of works inspired by Robert Burns. Emin’s ‘Sweet Thing’ was based on the bard’s poem ‘Nine Inch Will Please a Lady’. So. Is…

Tea-leafs ahoy!

21 Aug 2008

Rumours abound that a Tracey Emin polaroid was pinched from the Gilded Balloon Loft Bar, last week. The untitled display of ten self-portraits, consisting of enlarged Polaroids of the artist were hung up by pieces of velcro in the bar. Now only nine…

Tracey Emin: 20 Years

7 Aug 20083 stars

Emin thrills… and disappoints

Tracey Emin seems to polarise opinion – just check out the online comments on her column in The Independent. One of Britain’s most recognisable YBA artists, she’s been nominated for the Turner Prize and represented Britain at the Venice Biennale, but…

Don't let media circus obscure Tracey Emin's talent

4 Aug 2008

Adam Fraser's festival blog

In this writer’s opinion, the most impressive show of the Fringe so far was the one which kicked off with a circus show on Friday morning (1 August). A media circus, that is, as Tracey Emin appeared in Edinburgh for the press viewing of her debut UK…

Edinburgh Art Festival

31 Jul 2008

Street arts

Edinburgh residents are used to a takeover at this time of year. As hoardes of performers, artists, comedians and their assorted entourages set up a whole other city on top of theirs, the festivals can feel divorced from the realities of Edinburgh life.

Golden years - Tracey Emin

22 Jul 2008

Edinburgh International Art Festival

As the leading female light of Britart, Tracey Emin has been revered and rejected in equal measure. Writer and broadcaster Bidisha has a few words of scorn for the detractors and reflects on the already profound legacy she will leave behind It’s been…

Tracey Emin show fails to secure a sponsor

23 Apr 2008

A retrospective of work by Tracey Emin at Edinburgh's Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art this August has failed to secure a sponsor, it's been reported. The National Galleries' other shows of the summer, Impressionism and Scotland and a display of…