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Tracey Emin wins Whitechapel Gallery's Art Icon Award

Whitechapel Gallery today named Tracey Emin their Art Icon for 2022. She'll receive the honour at the gallery's annual gala on 22 March, which will coincide with an online auction conducted by Phillips.

In a statement announcing the award, Whitechapel described the artist's work as 'expressive', 'visceral', and 'renowned for its portrayal of personal experience and heightened states of emotion.'