Love Is What You Want – Tracey Emin

Love Is What You Want is a work made in neon, signed by Tracey Emin, one of the most important British contemporary artists, part of the group YBA. Her retrospective exhibition in London is at Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre and it offers a path through the artistic career of the artist, that since the 90ies is shaking and provoking her public with hot works.

First of all there is a series of 16 neon, with sentences that the artist says to people or to herself, or that someone said to her, modifying her perception of the world. Then, there are some  sculptures about the concept of space. While videos and textiles are about her most intimate relations, through drawings and photos the artist tries to explain that her work is not only about sexual aspects, but most of all about the importance of several themes, especially when considering love, feelings and friendship.

Hayward Gallery

until 29th August 2011

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