In 1996, Tracey Emin lived in a locked room in a gallery for fourteen days, with nothing but a lot of empty canvases and art materials, in an attempt to reconcile herself with paintings. Viewed through a series of wide-angle lenses embedded in the walls, Emin could be watched, stark naked, shaking off her painting demons. Starting by making images like the artists she really admired (i.e. Egon Schiele, Edvard Munch, Yves Klein), Emin’s two-week art-therapy session resulted in a massive outpouring of autobiographical images, and the discovery of a style all her own. The room was extracted in its entirety, and now exists as an installation work.
Christian Dior Vogue September 1963 photographed by Irving Penn
Marilyn photographed by Bill Burnside, 1948
accessories of the day: Celine Nano, Miu Miu bow heels, Zoya polish in Paz. (all my buddies on tumblr: I do accessories of the day nearly every day on Instagram)