Tracey Emin (born 1963-07-03) is a leading contemporary British artist, and one of the Young British Artists.
== Quotes ==
I want to be with my friends. I'm drunk. I want to phone my mum. She's going to be embarrassed by this conversation. I don't care. I don't give a fuck about it.
Clare Longrigg, "Sixty Minutes, Noise: by art's bad girl", The Guardian, (1997-12-04)
Said by Emin, apparently drunk, during a live Channel 4 programme. The remark made national news and catapulted her to overnight fame.Your paintings are stuck, you are stuck! Stuck! Stuck! Stuck!
Milner, Frank (ed), The Stuckists Punk Victorian, [National Museums Liverpool 2004], p. 134
Said to ex-boyfriend, Billy Childish, as quoted in the Stuckists manifesto (1999), giving Charles Thomson the idea for the name Stuckism.When it comes to words I have a uniqueness that I find almost impossible in art – and it's my words that actually make my art quite unique.
"Artist Emin leaves us baffled" BBC, (2001-12-06)
Emin was given the Plain English Campaign's "Foot in Mouth" award for this remark, made in a newspaper interview.There is no comparison between him and me; he developed a whole new way of making art and he's clearly in a league of his own. It would be like making comparisons with Warhol.
The Independent on Sunday 2005-03-12. Accessed 2006-03-19.
On artist Damien Hirst.When I think about sex it makes me realise how alone I feel.
"Emin reveals naked self portraits" BBC, (2005-05-27)
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