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Mark Quinn Iris Artwork

Mark Quinn is one of the artists associated with the YBA’s since his sculpture ‘Self’, a cast of his head in his own blood, was exhibited as part of the Sensation exhibition of 1997. His works explore the body and identity, and as with his peer Damien Hirst, has the budget to have amazing art made for him.

Despite all his jaw dropping scupltures, I decided to feature of his series of work around the Iris of the eye. A simple idea, and well executed (presumably not by Quinn’s hand), nevertheless, these large oil paintings reflect how beautiful the human iris is.

Above from top to bottom;

We Share our Chemistry with the Stars (Iris MQ1 L 200), 2009, Painting, Oil on canvas, 200H x 200W cms

X-ray Eye (MQ290R), 2011, Painting, Oil on canvas, 290H x 290W cms

All of Nature Flows Through Us, 2011, Sculpture, Patinated Bronze and Stainless Steel, 1000H x 1000W cms

You can buy a framed Print on his website – We Share Our Chemistry With The Stars (AS200R), A signed and numbered pigment print.The edition size is 150The print size is 25.9 x 25.9cm.The frame is bespoke painted wood, £370.00

Images © Mark Quinn

One comment on “Mark Quinn Iris Artwork

  1. jbassal
    May 9, 2012

    really cool, would never have figured out what the sculpture was as is.

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