Blood Head

IB Visual Arts: Blood Head

British Artist Marc Quinn has created a series of controversial self portraits, making casts of his own head and using his own frozen blood. Every 5 years, Since 1991, he recreates another version to document how he is aging. Quinn used 4.5 litres of his own blood for the artwork, which he said was all about pushing the boundaries. “To me this sculpture came from wanting to push portraiture to an extreme, a representation...

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