Museum unveils gold sculpture of Kate Moss

Museum unveils gold sculpture of Kate Moss

LONDON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- An 18-carat gold sculpture depicting fashion model Kate Moss in a yoga pose has been installed at the British Museum as part of its "Statuephilia" exhibition.
Gold statue of Kate Moss worth $3M

Gold statue of Kate Moss worth $3M

LONDON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A solid gold statue of supermodel Kate Moss, worth nearly $3 million, is set to go on display at the British Museum, officials said.

New statue depicts Moss in yoga pose

MATLOCK, England, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- British artist Marc Quinn plans to unveil a new, 10-foot sculpture depicting model Kate Moss in an extreme yoga position this fall.

Kate Moss immortalized in bronze

GRONINGEN, Netherlands, April 13 (UPI) -- A bronze sculpture of British supermodel Kate Moss entitled "Sphinx" is being prepared for display in the Netherlands.

New DeBretts lists cream of U.K. society

LONDON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Debrett's, the book that lists Britain's top achievers, has named singer Joss Stone its young person of the year.

London to get naked, pregnant statue

LONDON, March 16 (UPI) -- London's historic Trafalgar Square will soon feature a statue of an armless, naked and pregnant thalidomide victim, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
Marc Quinn

Marc Quinn (born 1964) is a British artist, best known for Alison Lapper Pregnant, a statue of Alison Lapper which has been installed on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square, self, a sculpture of his head made with his own frozen blood, and "Garden" (2000). He is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs).

Quinn was born in London. He studied history and the history of art at Robinson College, Cambridge. He worked as an assistant to the sculptor Barry Flanagan.

He was not represented in the 1988 Damien Hirst-curated Freeze exhibition which brought the YBAs together for the first time (although he did at one time share a flat with Hirst). Quinn emerged in the early 1990s. He was the first artist represented by Jay Jopling, and was exhibited in Charles Saatchi's defining Sensation.

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