Flowers, and in particular, orchids, are a regular feature of Marc Quinn’s work. In series’ like Meteor and At The Far Edges of The Universe, we’ve seen him manipulate the appearances of the blooms to toy with the limits of beauty, and to showcase them in more ferocious or other-worldly lights.
For this piece, Quinn has etched the delicate flowers into aluminium, freezing their splendour in time. Quinn has used embossed chine-collé print with silver foil. This special technique allows the printmaker to print on finer, more delicate surfaces, to really highlight intricate details.
Fossil Record The Age of Aluminium is from a limited edition of just 25, signed and numbered by the artist.
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Medium: Silkscreen, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 25
Size (cm): 101 x 67.5
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About the artist
One of the leading artists of his generation, Marc Quinn graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in History and History of Art before switching track to contemporary visual art in the 1990s.
Working across sculpture, painting, and drawing, Quinn incorporates a broad range of materials through both traditional and modern techniques. With his critical background, Quinn suffuses every work with a sense of the profound, tackling questions of the human condition through a contemplation of science and astrology.
Well-known artworks include the sculpture of the artist’s head, cast from his own frozen blood, and his depiction of the artist Alison Lapper on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth in 2005. In 2001, Quinn also won The Royal Academy of Art’s Charles Wollaston Award for Catherine Long, a sculptural nude in white marble.
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