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Saturday 31 October 2009
It is a rock'n'roll move befitting the woman once known as the "wild child" of the Young British Artists movement.
Howard Jacobson: You don't need poverty for art to thrive, but too much privilege could be a bad thing
Saturday 10 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Chosen from work shortlisted or commended for its prizes, the annual Forward anthology allows poetry backsliders to purge their negligence via a wholly enjoyable communion with the best of contemporary verse.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Tuesday 06 October 2009
Monday 05 October 2009
Tracey Emin, one of Britain’s most famous artists and a leading lights of the Britart movement, has threatened to quit the UK because of the government top rate of 50 per cent tax, and her view of the government’s attitude to the arts.
Saturday 26 September 2009
When new york city's Gramercy Park Hotel opened its doors in May 1994 to a group of gallery owners showcasing the works of their young artists, a "spontaneous" event in one of its rooms involving a British dealer and his female protégé made the city's adrenaline-fuelled art world stop and stare. Tracey Emin, a tousle-haired artist from Margate, had accompanied Jay Jopling, her London dealer and the owner of White Cube Gallery, to the contemporary art fair, which was spread across 32 hired rooms at the Manhattan hotel – and on that Sunday morning, she crept into the bed on which Jopling was perched, impishly covered them both with the embroidered bedspread she was there to sell (for $4,000), and smiled for the cameras.
Sunday 26 July 2009
Monday 06 July 2009
Friday 19 June 2009
Sunday 07 June 2009
A queue of eager guests snaked around Jay Jopling's White Cube in Mayfair last week for the private view of Tracey Emin's exhibition, Those Who Suffer Love – her first London show in four years.
Monday 18 May 2009
Monday 13 April 2009
Sunday 29 March 2009
It was an unruly mix of art and commerce as a flurry of bids rained down at the annual Lighthouse Gala, in aid of the Terrence Higgins Trust, at Christie's last Monday. Champagne glass in hand, Tracey Emin seemed determined to be the evening's unofficial compere, taking to the podium and waxing lyrical about the charismatic auctioneer Jussi Pylkkänen. "I'm making the most of standing next to one of the most attractive auctioneers not just in London, but the universe," she purred.
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