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Tracey Emin

(1963-), Artist

Sitter in 11 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Tracey Emin studied at Maidstone College of Art (1986-8) and the Royal College of Art (1987-9). Her work discloses the intimate details of her life across a range of media and notable works include Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963-1995 (1995), shown at Charles Saatchi's Sensation exhibition (Royal Academy, 1997), and My Bed (1998), exhibited at the Tate Gallery for the Turner Prize shortlist in 1999. Emin represented Britain at the Venice Biennale in 2007 and was elected a Royal Academician in the same year.

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Tracey Emin ('The Last Thing I said to you is don't leave me here. 1')

by Tracey Emin
Epson print, 2000
On display in Room 38A at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P879



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