Family Suite by Tracey Emin

This series of 20 drawings deals with archetypal themes in Emin's art: sex, her family, her abortions, and Margate.

Details

Medium:
Monoprint on paper Dimensions: each 11.6 x 10.6cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £60,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
White Cube

Monotype drawing lies at the heart of Emin's practice since the artist cannot predict the final image and it relies on chance. Many of her early monotypes were made in the dark or when drunk, in order to free her unconscious. This is the only surviving series of early monotype drawings.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 73/75 Belford Road Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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