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Tracey Emin artworks take over New York's Times Square

Updated 1531 GMT (2331 HKT) February 14, 2013
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British artist Tracey Emin is known for pushing the boundaries, and her latest project is no exception. A series of Emin's valentines are currently being shown every night amidst the bright lights of New York's Time Square. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
"I Promise to Love You," a series of visual valentines messages by Emin, will be spelled out across 15 huge billboards in Times Square throughout February. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
In a statement on her website, Emin said: "Every year I send valentines. This year I won't have to. Times Square will do it for me." Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Emin's creations have been displayed in Times Square for several minutes each night since the beginning of February. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
The artworks are part of the "Midnight Moment", a presentation of the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
The title of the show, "I Promise to Love You," is a promise from the artist to love New York City, as well as individul promises to love one another, according to her website. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Tracey Emin gained prominence as part of the Young British Artists movement in the early 1990s. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Emin says her autobiographical style of work focuses on exposing things people are frequently too embarrassed to talk about. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Emin first became famous for her 1995 work "Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963-1995," an installation that contained the names of the 102 men she had ever slept with. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN