Tracey Emin

Artist, Royal Academy's Professor of Drawing

Born in 1963, Tracey Emin lives and works in London. In 2007, Emin represented Britain at the 52nd Venice Biennale with her exhibition Borrowed Light and was made a Royal Academician. In 2008 Emin had her first major retrospective Twenty Years at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh which toured to CAC, Malaga (2008) and Kunstmuseum Bern (2009). Emin had a major survey exhibition Love Is What You Want at the Hayward Gallery (2011) and a solo exhibition at Turner Contemporary, Margate (2012). A touring exhibition of her films was organised by MALBA, Buenos Aires (2012). In 2010, Emin collaborated with Louise Bourgeois on a suite of works on paper, entitled ‘Do Not Abandon Me’ and in 2011 she became the Royal Academy's Professor of Drawing.

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