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Title :

Sphinx (Gold Leaf)

Artist :

Marc Quinn

Dimensions : 70 x 55 cm
27.6 x 21.7 in
Technique :
  • 12 Color Screenprint
  • Gold Leaf
  • 410 gr Somerset Tub paper
  • Signed by the artist
  • numbered on the reverse
Edition of : 150
Description :

Quinn’s two intricately detailed silkscreen prints of his 1996 iconic sculpture of supermodel Kate Moss depicts her unearthly beauty, but shows her limbs contorted in an extreme yoga pose, a reflection on the distortions of global media.Taking a three-dimensional image of the sculpture, and working directly with the artist, the print is hand finished in a choice of gold and silver leaf. 12 colours including a silk-screen glaze were used to produce the screenprinted image of the Sphinx.'This is not a portrait of a person, it's a portrait of an image twisted by our collective desires' ... Marc Quinn

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