Marc Quinn, ‘Basel Blooms’, 2009, Print, Inkjet pigment print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper 310 g/m², Fondation Beyeler
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Marc Quinn

Basel Blooms, 2009

Inkjet pigment print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper 310 g/m²
49 3/10 × 37 1/5 in
125.3 × 94.4 cm
Edition of 100
.
CHF 1,950
Location
Riehen
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Fondation Beyeler
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Marc Quinn (*1964, London, UK) is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs), a loose group of visual …

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Marc Quinn
British, b. 1964
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Young British Artist Marc Quinn creates provocative sculptural portraits composed of organic materials, such as in his ongoing series of “Blood Head” self portraits, in which a cast of his head is made with over nine pints of his own frozen blood. Quinn also fabricates sculptures using more traditional media such as bronze, often depicting contorted bodies or people with unusual physical characteristics—amputees, or those who have undergone sex-change surgery. Quinn has also examined the implications of genetic modification and scientific advancement. His 2001 work DNA Garden features the DNA of 75 plant species and two humans, re-staging the conditions of the Garden of Eden through scientific means.

Marc Quinn, ‘Basel Blooms’, 2009, Print, Inkjet pigment print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper 310 g/m², Fondation Beyeler
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Marc Quinn (*1964, London, UK) is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs), a loose group of visual artists who first began exhibiting together in London in the Freeze exhibition of 1988, curated by Quinn’s former roommate Damien Hirst. Quinn himself did not participate in that first show but rose to celebrity in the …

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Marc Quinn
British, b. 1964
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Young British Artist Marc Quinn creates provocative sculptural portraits composed of organic materials, such as in his ongoing series of “Blood Head” self portraits, in which a cast of his head is made with over nine pints of his own frozen blood. Quinn also fabricates sculptures using more traditional media such as bronze, often depicting contorted bodies or people with unusual physical characteristics—amputees, or those who have undergone sex-change surgery. Quinn has also examined the implications of genetic modification and scientific advancement. His 2001 work DNA Garden features the DNA of 75 plant species and two humans, re-staging the conditions of the Garden of Eden through scientific means.

Marc Quinn

Basel Blooms, 2009

Inkjet pigment print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper 310 g/m²
49 3/10 × 37 1/5 in
125.3 × 94.4 cm
Edition of 100
.
CHF 1,950
Location
Riehen
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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