Marc Quinn makes art out of the most fundamental of substances: the human body. Famed for casting his head in frozen pints of his own blood, Quinn retains a deep fascination with the matrix of our anthropological make-up.
Prismatic Labyrinth (299 U) takes the delicate intricacies of the fingerprint as its subject. Thick swirls of brightly coloured paint cohere into an ovoid shape, representing the labyrinthine genetic map that we carry on the surface of our fingertips. An intrepid blend of the figurative and the abstract, this limited edition print of an oil, acrylic, and silicon 2011 original, showcases Quinn at his most existentially expressive.
Medium: Giclee, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 60
Size (cm): 50 x 70
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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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