Tracey Emin talks to Stephen Fry | The Space.

“Artist Tracey Emin and actor, writer and comedian Stephen Fry were live in conversation from Margate’s Turner Contemporary on The Space on Friday evening.

This is a recording of the event, which saw the pair talk about Emin’s homecoming exhibition She Lay Down Deep Beneath the Sea, growing up in Margate and the relationship of her work to Rodin and JMW Turner, also on show at the gallery.

Ahead of the event, Emin said: “I’m not just excited, I’m incredibly nervous about being interviewed by one of the most intelligent men in the world. But it does take two to tango.”

Tracey Emin’s exhibition at Margate’s Turner Contemporary is part of the London 2012 Festival.


BOMB Magazine: Sharon Hayes + Lawrence Weiner by Betsy Sussler

BOMB Magazine: Sharon Hayes + Lawrence Weiner by Betsy Sussler.

Tracey Emin poses in front of Koon’s sculpture

Tracey Emin poses in front of Koon’s sculpture

» AO On Site – Basel – Artist talk with Jeff Koons at Fondation Beyeler, Thursday, June 14, 2012 – AO Art Observed™.

Adjoint to the week-long Art Basel fete, Swiss museum Fondation Beyeler partnered with American artist Jeff Koons to assemble and showcase key series from his repertoire under one roof, namely, The New, Banality, and Celebration.

Yesterday night in particular, the Foundation Beyler hosted a private dinner at which the pop-age artist himself was present, along with guests Zaha HadidTracey Emin, Stephanie Seymour, and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn.  Koons took the opportunity to unveil his over-sized floral installation, “Split Rocker”.  Serpentine Gallery director Hans Ulrich Obrist and architect Rem Koolhaas afterward gave the pre-dinner keynote.

Documenta 13

June 9, 2012

Since its establishment in 1955, documenta has been regarded as the most important international exhibition of contemporary art. It’s taking place once every five years. It was founded by artist, teacher and curator Arnold Bode in 1955 as part of the Bundesgartenschau (Federal Horticultural Show) which took place in Kassel at that time.
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