Latest Young British Artists Stories
Britart star Tracey Emin says she is considering leaving Britain because of an increased tax rate introduced by Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The Sunday Times of London said Emin is frustrated over Brown's 50 percent tax rate set to target British residents making more than $239,000 a year.
By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Artist Damien Hirst's iconic pickled shark, part of the Britart sensation when it went on display in the early 1990s, is rotting. Hirst is in talks with the owner of the 1991 work, U.S.
Reclusive British modern art mogul Charles Saatchi, credited with creating the BritArt boom of the 1990s, has set up a virtual gallery on the Internet to let unknown artists from around the world showcase their work.
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