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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Tracey Emin on desire, heartbreak, despair, love, lust, passion, sex, painting, body, crying, depression, soul, pain and heart.

7 Famous Quotes By Tracey Emin, The Renowned British Contemporary Artist

Quick Facts

Famous As: Artist, Painter

Born On: July 3, 1963

Born In: Croydon, London, England

Tracey Emin is a British artist well-known for her sexually provocative artworks. During the initial days of her career she worked as an administrator for a publisher. There she cultivated her passion for art and went on to graduate from a renowned art school. Her first art show was called ‘My Major Retrospective’ which was a collection of more than 200 artworks. It was an autobiographical collecting various memories since her childhood which have been accepted to be a very true form of art. Her next work called "Everyone I have Ever Slept With 1963-1995" brought her instant fame and popularity. There she had designed a tent consisting of a bed and name of all the men with whom she ever shared a bed were pinned to the walls. It was shown in the ‘Royal Academy of London’ to receive mixed reviews and she was also nominated for the ‘Turner Prize’. She came up with a couple of other works to maintain her reputation of being a provocative artist. Go through this collection of quotes and sayings which reflect her blunt and repulsive side. Read on the collection of quotes and thoughts by Tracey Emin which reveal her perspective about art, artists, dreams, future, child-rape, sexuality, beauty, loneliness, alcohol, teenage, faith and life.
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The words went round and round and round in my mind and my body, until I knew they were no longer my words but something that had been carved into my heart. And now my soul was crying.

Tracey Emin

Sometimes I have the most amazing moments of clarity. Razor sharp, crystal clear. It's at these times I can see how fucking stupid I am.

Tracey Emin

I found that life has to be edited to continue.

Tracey Emin

DON'T BE AFRAID TO TAKE THE PAST HEAD ON.

Tracey Emin

I don’t believe in love, but I believe in you.

Tracey Emin

A made desire to be more human, to be more normal, that's what pushes me, these days - but as someone said the other say. 'Trace, you're going to have to face facts. You and normal parted a lomg, long time ago.

Tracey Emin

Oh Christ, I just wanted you to fuck me. And then I became greedy, I wanted you to love me.

Tracey Emin