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Tracey Emin

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Birthday
3, 1963
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
England

About

Personal confessional artist associated with the Young British Artists movement. Her work, "Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995," consisted of a list of names painted on a tent.

Before Fame

She had a negative experience as a student at the Royal College of Art, even thought she graduated with an MA in painting. She eventually destroyed every piece of artwork from this time.

Trivia

Her controversial 1998 work "My Bed" was an installation piece composed of her own bed covered with dirty underwear and used condoms.

Family Life

She grew up in the seaside town of Margate, England, with twin brother Paul. Her father was a Turkish Cypriot who was married to another woman.

Associated With

She was influenced by the work of the renowned artist Edvard Munch.