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date: 22 January 2021

Emin, Tracey 

The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Ian Chilvers

(b Croydon, Surrey [now in Greater London], 3 July 1963).British artist, active in various fields. Emin's large output has embraced painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, film, Performance art, and writing, but whatever the medium it is usually autobiographical, dealing mainly with her turbulent private life (including her rape at the age of 13). Her confessional, often sexually explicit subject matter and her uninhibited public behaviour (notably a drunken appearance in a live television debate in ... ...

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