Tracey Emin | A Name they Called Our Dad

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Tracey Emin | A Name they Called Our Dad

Opens: 2 Jun 2021

The Scrolls and Artistry of the major Artist of the 20th Century

The most honest artist of the 20th century

With no aspect of Emin's life hidden, the audience has a unique relationship with her work whether it's something you can relate to or an empathy towards the subject matter.

Hang-Up Gallery is pleased to bring you a diptych called A Name They Called Our Dad. From 2002 this edition of just 15 is a rare biographical artwork by Tracey Emin.

A Name They Called Our Dad

Tracey Emin

A Name They Called Our Dad

  • 2002
  • Embroidery and text on paper
  • Edition of 15
  • Signed and numbered by the artist
  • 34cm x 25cm
  • Each sold in a perspex box frame
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Detail of artwork

Detail of artwork

Detail of embroidery

Detail of embroidery

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