Marc Quinn: Alison Lapper Pregnant 2005: From gym ads to dating apps, from T.V. programmes on plastic surgery to how to look ten years younger, our contemporary obsession with the body beautiful is one that many ancient Greeks would recognise.
The YBA artist Artist Marc Quinn who was responsible for iconic contemporary statues such as ‘Self’ (Blood Head) and Alison Lapper Pregnant which appeared on London’s Fourth Plinth and Bristol resident Jen Reid unveil a new temporary, public installation, A Surge of Power (Jen Reid) 2020, on top of Edward Colston’s empty plinth in Bristol, England.
28 March 2019
The eighth Annual MTV RE: DEFINE 2019 Art Auction & Gala is honouring the YBA Artist Marc Quinn who has donated two Artworks produced exclusively for the event.
3 August 2018
Zombie Boy an iconic body artist and model tattooed as a living skeleton, has been found dead in Montreal.
13 March 2018
London’s Science Museum has commissioned the YBA artist Marc Quinn to create a monumental sculpture of Zombie Boy for the new Medicine Galleries.
28 March 2017
The new Marc Quinn exhibition at the Sir John Soane’s Museum is a rare treat. It merges contemporary art with one of the finest house museum settings in the world.
14 December 2016
The Sir John Soane’s Museum will present ‘Drawn from Life,’ an exhibition of new works by artist Marc Quinn, In Spring 2017. A series of ethereal fragmentary sculptures, made in collaboration with his partner, a dancer, will be placed among the multiple antique casts and sculptures that fill the museum.
The YBA artist Marc Quinn, best known for his ‘Blood Head’ sculpture, ‘Self’ has parted company with his long-standing gallery White Cube. Quinn has been represented by the gallery from the beginning when it was a small space in Mayfair, in the early 1990s. A spokeswoman confirmed the departure on 11 February by stating; “We are […]
20 July 2015
A new exhibition of work by Marc Quinn is always an event in London. It’s not just that he’s on the short-list of successful artists from the YBA period who have made their mark in the glory days of Brit Art – but also the fact that for much of his career he has produced quality work. Some […]
Marc Quinn is to have his first London gallery exhibition in five years at White Cube. He will be unveiling his latest work which is the result of two years of investigation into ‘natural phenomena’ and ‘our distanced and complex relationship with the environment’. Titled, ‘The Toxic Sublime’ the series are distorted, three-dimensional seascapes that […]
A charity art auction held during Frieze week, in London, to raise funds for the Mimi Foundation cancer charity, founded by influential collector Myriam Ullens, resulted in a remarkable £1,291,400 achieved for 8 star lots donated by some of the world’s most influential contemporary artists. A further £95,000 achieved on the final lot of the […]
A major exhibition of works by Marc Quinn, opens on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore on 29 May 2013, at the Giorgio Cini Foundation. Running in tandem with the inauguration of the 55th Venice Biennale of Visual Arts, the show is curated by Germano Celant and includes sculptures, paintings and other art objects by […]
A new exhibition at the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev is highlighting the work of YBA artist’s Damien Hirst and Marc Quinn. The exhibition brings together pieces which evoke, express and unveil emotions dealing with technology as a subject or a tool. The show offers a view on artistic practices focusing on the one hand on how […]
An enormous recreation of the Marc Quinn sculpture of disabled artist Alison Lapper pregnant similar to the one that was displayed in Trafalgar Square in 2005 as part of the Fourth Plinth commission has been featured as part of the opening ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics . It was chosen because it stood as “an […]
Portrait of the Artist As. Sarah Lucas Marc Quinn Frances Bacon Edvard Munch and Vincent van Gogh. The exhibition Portrait of the Artist As… looks at the ways in which artists have portrayed themselves, their peers, and their predecessors over four centuries. Curated by the students of The Courtauld’s MA Programme Curating the Art Museum, […]
ARTIST SHOWS AT THE OCEANOGRAPHIC MUSEUM OF MONACO A major exhibition of works by Marc Quinn will go on show at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco from 12 May to 15 October 2012. “The Littoral Zone” exhibition includes Sculptures, paintings and installations by the artist which will be shown throughout the museum, alongside its collection […]