National Portrait Gallery acquires Marc Quinn's bloody head
'Self', Marc Quinn's visceral sculpture made of nine pints of his frozen blood, fast became one of the most recognisable works from Charles Saatchi’s collection of works by the "Young British Artists" in the 1990s.
Self-Portraits Made Of Frozen Blood
In the latest installment of art to haunt your dreams, we bring you Marc Quinn's self portraits made of frozen blood. For his ongoing self-portait projec...
‘No Visible Means of Escape IV’, Marc Quinn, 1996 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘No Visible Means of Escape IV’, Marc Quinn, 1996 Like Antony Gormley, Mark Quinn uses his own body in the making of his art. No Visible Means of Escape is a hollow polyurethane rubber cast of Quinn's naked body, split up to the neck. The cast is suspended from a rope tied around the feet. Quinn describes it as 'an extreme moment of transformation, a violent shedding of the skin'.
A Look into Your Soul
This post includes mixed-media art (watercolor, ink, and colored pencils on paper) by Benedicte. The theme of illustrating “eyes” has been something popularly featured at Illusion—e.g. paintings by Pavel Guzenko, Marc Quinn, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada, and others. And when the work is well-done, it usually has a strong impact to spectators, and maybe because it is...