Tracey Emin (b. 1963)
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Tracey Emin (b. 1963)

The History of Painting

Tracey Emin (b. 1963)
The History of Painting
signed and dated 'Tracey Emin 2000' (lower right of the work on paper)
ink on paper, pregnancy tests, box of morning after pills, tampons, blood and tissue paper in artist's frames and vitrines
overall dimensions variable
Executed in 1999
Galerie Gebauer, Berlin.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
C. Townsend and M. Merck, The Art of Tracey Emin, London 2002, pp. 138 and 192 (illustrated, p. 191).
New York, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Tracey Emin: Every Part of Me's Bleeding, May-June 1999.
Berlin, Galerie Gebauer, Tracey Emin: What Do You Know About Love, June-July 2000.
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