Women Artists Begin to Narrow the Gender Gap
British artist Tracey Emin was in the crowd when My Bed—an unmade bed with rumpled sheets, empty vodka bottles, underwear, and cigarette packets—sold for £2.5 million ($4.3 million) on July 1 at Christie’s in London, more than five times her previous high. “I was really nervous, and then six people started bidding,” Emin says. “I thought it was just brilliant.”
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