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  • Provenance

    White Cube, London
    Ralph and Peggy Burnet, Wayzata
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    London, White Cube, Tracey Emin: You Forgot to Kiss My Soul, April 27–May 26, 2001 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Sophie Leris, “The Creator”, Es Magazine, December 17, 2010
    Laura Jacobs, “Stella Performance”, Vanity Fair, September 2012, p. 330 (another example illustrated)
    Coline Milliard, "A Q&A with Tracey Emin", Modern Painters, May 2013, p. 86 (another example illustrated)

  • Artist Biography

    Tracey Emin

    British • 1963

    Tracey Emin is a prominent member of the Young British Artists (YBAs), who rose to critical and commercial success in the London art scene of the 1980s and 1990s. Emin is known for the personal, confessional nature of her work, which explores various mediums such as drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, neon text and found objects. Similar to fellow YBA artist Damien Hirst, Emin’s early work was championed by dealer Charles Saatchi, who exhibited Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963-1995 in 1997; the piece was comprised of names appliqued onto a small tent. Two years later, Emin was shortlisted for the Turner Prize. Her exhibition My Bed at the Tate Gallery became one of her best-known works, cementing her raw, confrontational style and catapulting her to international fame.

    Born in Croydon, England, Emin currently divides her time between Spitalfields, East London and the south of France. As her career has progressed, she has become increasingly known for creating neon sculptures and editions, which pair neon glass light with her distinctive handwriting.

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Just Love Me

neon
10 3/4 x 39 3/4 in. (27.3 x 101 cm)
Executed in 2001, this work is number 10 from an edition of 10 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Estimate
$35,000 - 45,000 

Sold for $88,200

Contact Specialist

Patrizia Koenig
Associate Specialist, Head of New Now Sale
20th Century & Contemporary Art [email protected]

New Now

New York Auction 3 March 2021