Tracey Emin - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Friday, March 8, 2024 | Phillips

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  • “I don’t think I’m visually the best artist in the world, right? I’ve got to be honest about this. But when it comes to words, I have a uniqueness that I find almost impossible in terms of art – and it’s my words that actually make my art quite unique.”
    —Tracey Emin


    Another work from the same edition is part of the permanent collection of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

    • Provenance

      White Cube, London
      Private Collection, Cologne
      Wilde Gallery, Geneva
      Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2019

    • Literature

      Turner Prize 1999, exh. cat., London, Tate Britain, 1999 (another example illustrated on the cover)
      Now It's My Turn to Scream, Works by Contemporary British Artists from the Logan Collection, exh. cat., San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art, 1999 (another example illustrated on the cover)
      Burkhard Riemschneider and Uta Grosenick (eds.), Art at the Turn of the Millenium, Cologne, 1999, p. 144 (another example illustrated)

Property of Private Swiss Collectors


Fantastic To Feel Beautiful Again

103 x 121 x 5 cm (40 1/2 x 47 5/8 x 1 7/8 in.)
Executed in 1997, this work is number 2 from an edition of 3 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Full Cataloguing

£60,000 - 80,000 ‡♠

Sold for £139,700

Contact Specialist

Simon Tovey
Specialist, Associate Director, Head of Day Sale
+44 7502 428 688


20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 8 March 2024