Emin 'delighted' by My Bed sale

July 2, 2014 12:02 AM

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Emin 'delighted' by My Bed sale

Artist Tracey Emin was in the room to see her controversial creation My Bed shatter the record for one of her artworks at auction when it was sold for £2.54 million.

The 1999 Turner prize nomination, which features an unmade bed and a littered floor including empty vodka bottles, cigarette butts and discarded condoms, quadrupled the previous highest amount paid for a piece by the 50-year-old Margate artist when it was sold at Christie's in central London .

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