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Site Visit: Tracey Emin

For exercise 3 I was supposed to visit a gallery or site, and I visited several (perks of being on school holidays) but I also conveniently stumbled across the brand new Tracey Emin installation in St Pancras Station as I returned home from visiting family in Derbyshire. 880 more words


Feeling, Not Looking

I was 17 the first time I came across Tracey Emin’s work. My Bed was the first piece I saw, and I had never seen such a raw representation of the chaotic aspect of human emotion. 425 more words


Part 4 - Project 6 - The Head

Exercise 1 – Facial features

Pictures of heads/faces from magazines etc

Exercise 2 – My own head!

First attempt was looking slightly down in the mirror which meant that my face was pointing downwards.  1,955 more words

Research & Reflection

'Boogie man' by Steven Seagal and EMIN [VIDEO]

The idea of this musical duet came after EMIN and Steven agreed that both love the blues. Also Steven Seagal himself is a blues guitarist. 110 more words


Tracy Emin's 'Why I Never Became a Dancer.


I watched this short-film on ubu.com and I liked it.  Emin uses what appears to be old cine film edited to suit here dialogue voice-over and a video of her dancing at the end with a final shot of a bird in flight I guess representing her freedom and escape.



Tracy Emin was a photographer before coming up with this installation.

She suffered from a deep depression after a a hard break up, and found herself staying in bed for a whole month. 263 more words

Works Of Art Explained

Bridget Riley : tricks and illusions

When you walk around an art gallery you have no idea what surprises lie around each corner, there could be celebrated works by the likes of Emin and Hirst sitting proud in the centre of the room or a collection of photographs hidden in the corner by an unknown artist. 200 more words