I Loved My Innocence by Tracey Emin
A framed one colour lithograph on Somerset Velvet Warm White 400gsm in an edition of 200, 76 x 60 cm, signed, numbered and dated by the artist
'I Love My Innocence' was made at the Counter Studios in Tracey Emin's hometown of Margate, Kent and was inspired by the theme of 'childhood'.
This 2019 lithograph is closely linked to her recent paintings in which Emin articulates the joy and suffering that is intrinsic to human existence.
There is an uninhibited energy to Tracey Emin's new works, as she powerfully inscribes emotional turmoil through a freer yet assertive form of gestural figuration. Focusing on her own body as a conduit for her feelings, she connects with a history of expressive figuration in art, from the moving realism of Käthe Kollwitz to the modernist angst of Edvard Munch or the heightened sexuality of Egon Schiele’s female subjects.
Tracey Emin's 'game-changing' solo show 'A Fortnight of Tears' at London's White Cube gallery received widespread critical acclaim earlier in 2019.