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Question: If it can't swim like a duck, can't quack like a duck or look like a duck
Why is Tracey Emin called an artist!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

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i'll put my neck out and say i like emin's work!. Mainly her early work!. The reason she is critised alot, art world or popular culture, is because her work is deeply personal which goes against the grain, it's sort of self-absorbed!. The best thing to do is to read some critiques on her earlier works, the type of small reviews from museum sites, they sum up her concept nicely

such as-
"Tracey Emin shows us her own bed, in all its embarrassing glory!. Empty booze bottles, fag butts, stained sheets, worn panties: the bloody aftermath of a nervous breakdown!. By presenting her bed as art, Tracey Emin shares her most personal space, revealing she’s as insecure and imperfect as the rest of the world!."
!.!.!.perhaps a bit vague

Some of her work is quite sweet in a way i guess, 'Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963-1995' also known as 'that tent that burnt down' isn't just for shock, so we can say oh what a slag, it includes names of family and friends that she's shared a bed with, it represents those that she has lowered her personal boundaries to, a tribute to them if you will!. The thing is that it's personal, it has no meaning outside of her life!.

It's not easy work to get all the time, some i have to really think on for a good while (or just read the brochure!.
Though some of her recent work, sketches and prints that i saw in the tate the other day, not a fan of them at allWww@QuestionHome@Com

Then you aren't a duck then are you!? However if Tracy happens to throw a stone your way for a "conceptual" art piece!? Then duck!Www@QuestionHome@Com

one of her "pieces" got stolen from the top of a pole recently, and nobody noticed it was missing for weeks!.

Silly ugly boot that she is!.!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Con artist more like!

Or p*ss artist!Www@QuestionHome@Com

It's a challenged duckWww@QuestionHome@Com

I think you're suggesting she's been well and truly Donald DuckedWww@QuestionHome@Com

It may be a dead duck!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

She's Quackers if you ask me!.Www@QuestionHome@Com