Emin


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Emin

Tracey. born 1963, British artist, noted for provocative multimedia works such as Everyone I Have Ever Slept With (1995) and My Bed (1999)
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Work by Word To Mother (above), Dave Shrigley (below) and Tracy Emin (below left)
Tate Liverpool curator Darren Pih said: "Tracey Emin is one of the most important British artists of the last 20 years, and this is one of her major works.
If Tracy Emin can make huge money for recycling old and used things, why can't Geldof and Ure do the same for an extremely worthy cause?
Emin said: "I was thrilled to be asked to rework the Brits trophy.
Titled Why I Never Became A Dancer, Emin recounts sordid sexual encounters as a young teenager growing up in Kent.
Emin was brought up in Margate, southeast England, and earned a master's degree at the Royal College of Art.
But,especially as time goes on, there is another side to Emin's work that, without eschewing the autobiographical element that is so blatant throughout her oeuvre, makes it much more tacit.
Anna Vinegrad, for Artichoke, said: "Tracey Emin was approached about being part of the festival and having her work there and she agreed.
Emin exhibited blankets with stitched figures on them and some word pieces.
Artist Tracey Emin and the postcard she sent to Bangor
Jonathan Rayfern, aged 32, made at least 11 fake items said to be by Emin, famous as one of the generation of Young British Artists.
The items included a sketch with the words: "I'm not broken just slightly damaged", with Emin's forged signature and dated 1988, which was bought for pounds 1,250.