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FACE VALUE: Portraiture from the Arts Council Collection │ Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendall → 13 June 2015

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Frank Auerbach, Vanessa Bell, Bruce Bernard, Richard Billingham, Peter Blake, David Bomberg, Reg Butler, Tracey Emin, Lucian Freud, Elisabeth Frink, Mark Gertler, Richard Greenhill, Brian Griffin, Siobhan Hapaska, Howard Hodgkin, Chris Killip, Sarah Lucas, Bernard Meninsky, Chris Ofili, Marc Quinn, William Patrick Roberts, Donald Rodney, Albert Rutherston, Jurgen Schadeberg, William Scott, Maud Sulter, Bedwyr Williams, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Bettina von Zwehl

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TRACEY EMIN: THE LAST GREAT ADVENTURE IS YOU │ White Cube, London → 16 November 2014

Ɖ wrc z abt ráits v pasij, v tîm n êj, n ɖ simpl rı̣lîzešn ɖt w r olwz alôn. (Trêsi Emin, Jlî 2014)

Ẇît Kb z plizd t anâns Ɖ Last Grt Advnčr z Y, a mêjr ny xibišn bî Trêsi Emin, hr frst at ɖ Lundn gaḷri in fîv yirz. Fīčrñ bronzsculpčrz, guāšz, pêntñz, lj-scêl imbrýdriz n nionwrcs, ɖ xibišn croniclz ɖ cntmpḷtv nêčr v wrc bî an ātist hu hz cnsistntli xamind hr lîf wɖ xcwrietñ candr.

Rflctv in tôn, ɖ wrcs in ɖ xibišn r ɖ rzult v mni yirz’ dveḷpmnt, fṛm ɖ bronzsculpčrz – ɖ most significnt bodi š hz md t dêt – t ɖ wrcs on canvs. Ɖr z a cmplx̣ti in ɖ sculpčṛl fwm v ɖ bronzz, simlteňsli rôbust yt tendr, ɖt pýnts t a conṣmet undrstandñ v mtirı̣l, comṗzišn n subjctmatr. In Groto (2014), a teṣletd, cêvlîc čêmbr gvz sañčri t a soḷtri figr az ātistproxi, ẇl ɖ musklr fwm v Brd (2014) hāṃnîzz sinys lînz wɖ gravti n grês. A siriz v bronz bês-rlif placs pwtre figrz ɖt apir amwf̣s yt dstnct, wɖ sutl inṭple btwn lît n šado.

Ẇl ɖ pêntñz at frst apir simpl n imījt, mni v ɖm r ɖ rzult v aplicešn, obliṭrešn n leyrñ ovr a pirı̣d v svṛl yirz. Emin rpitdli rtrnz t ɖ canvsz az a mīnz v rvywñ, rvîzñ n rīcnsidrñ hr ôn pzišn in rlešn t pêntñ ʈru tempṛl pasijz.

Ɖ tîtl Ɖ Last Grt Advnčr z Y, ẇč z trnscrîbd in nion wɖn ɖ xibišn, wz orijinli intndd bî Emin az a refṛns t ɖ uɖr prsn; hvr, ovr ɖ tu-yir pirı̣d sns š bgan crietñ ɖs bodi v wrc, š cem t riylîz ɖt ɖ implicešn wz wns agn cmñ bac t ɖ slf.”

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