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Marc Quinn

Marc Quinn (British b.1964) Is a contemporary visual artist who came to prominence in 1991 with his sculpture Self: a cast of the artist's head made from eight pints of his own frozen blood. Other critically acclaimed works Include Alison Lapper Pregnant (2005), exhibited on the fourth plinth of Trafalgar Square; Siren (2008) a solid gold sculpture of the model Kate Moss displayed at the British Museum; Breath (2012) a colossal replica of Alison Lapper Pregnant for the 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony and Planet (2008) a monumental rendition of the artist's son as a baby, permanently installed at the Gardens by the Bay In Singapore.