Thursday, October 2, 2008
ART ATTACK-KATE MOSS GOES GOLDEN
"Siren" statue of Kate Moss by Marc Quinn image
courtesy of Wenn photographic and Socialite Life
"Siren" statue of Kate Moss by Marc Quinn image courtesy of The
Artist Marc Quinn has unveiled a golden statue of Kate Moss entitled "Siren". The $18 million gold statue is part of the Statuephilia exibition at the British Museum. Kate is depicted in a yoga pose. It is a continuation of an earlier work entitled "Sphinx" with Moss as it's subjet as well.
The artist describes the piece as follows: "Siren is an image that glows and gives out love and light," Quinn said in a statement. "But [it also] remains completely implacable and silent."
Read more through the Socialite Life website via this link. An detailed article can be read on the Times UK website via this link.