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I'm always curious how Tracey Emin actually "makes" her neon signs, & strongly suspect that her involvement is nothing more than scribbling the words on a piece of paper & then putting her name to the finished product...
Peter, visit www.signbuyer.co.uk and you can have your own neon sign for about £150.
Yes Peter thats about right.
Another case of bullshit baffles brains, [an old army saying]. Stargazer
As you probably know the government art collection spent £14,000 on two prints featuring Margate by Tracey Emin, see http://www.gac.culture.gov.uk/june.html this makes one wonder what an original drawing would cost.I suppose in the modern sense a neon sign is a form of print, I say in the modern sense as in the past artists mostly did the craft part of making a print, scratching the lines on a bit of metal or whatever, but now I think they are mostly computer scanned.I am afraid I don’t even bother with the scanning, the felt tip sketch to illustrate this post, I just photographed it, hence the grey on grey, but then I am not an artist in the sense that Tracey is.Something that does worry me though is David Cameron’s part in this, I mean does he expect us to believe that the neon represents his taste in art?I did notice that his hair has receded since I last drew him back in May, perhaps this is related. I suppose it is a good thing that it wasn’t Tracey’s neon that said, “I felt you, and I knew you loved me,” as I would have had to have done a full length drawing.
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