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Not only does this public art installation in New York’s Times Square add some colorful romance to the city, but by snapping a pic of yourself among it and sharing it, you get a chance to win a digital limited edition by Tracey Emin, and that’s something to set one’s heart a-flutter.
Neon Valentines by Tracey Emin
The installation, “I Promise To Love You”
s[edition], the online platform for the world’s most renowned contemporary artists to sell their digital limited editions, brings celebrated British artist Tracey Emin to Times Square throughout February.
above: Tracey Emin: I Promise to Love You © Tracey Emin, Photograph by Ka-Man Tse, 2013.
“Every year I send valentines. This year I won’t have to. Times Square will do it for me,” said Tracey Emin. The title is her promise to love NYC, as well as individual promises to love one another.
above: artist Tracey Emin
The artwork, a dazzling visual valentine, will be shared with New Yorkers and visitors as part of a synchronized program on over fifteen of the largest digital displays in Times Square.
“I Promise to Love You”, premiered on February 1st and plays throughout the month as part of the “Midnight Moment”, a presentation of the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. s[edition] helped bring these works to Times Square and they will all be available for sale simultaneously and exclusively at [s]edition.
February “Midnight Moment” features these neon works by Tracey Emin throughout February 2013, every night from 11.57pm – midnight:
above: I promise to love you, 2007
above: Love is what you want, 2011
above: I listen to the ocean and all I hear is you, 2011
above: When I held you I held your heart, 2012
above: can’t believe how much (how much) I loved you, 2012
above: You touch my soul, 2012
Get in on the romance and show them your love!
Join Tracey Emin’s Digital Valentines in Times Square, Just Snap + tag + share your photo and they’ll give you a digital limited edition by artist Tracey Emin.
above image composited by If It’s Hip, It’s Here using images from the midnight moment gallery and sedition’s site.
• Snap a passionate photo in Times Square between 11:57pm and midnight with Tracey Emin’s art in the background
• Tweet or Instagram your photo with #MidnightMoment
• Follow @seditionart
• Win a Tracey Emin digital limited edition
Images of the installation in Time Square:
all images courtesy of www.seditionart.com
Galleries that represent Tracey Emin:
48 Hoxton Square
London N1 6PB
540 West 26th Street
Galleria Lorcan O’Neill
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