Lot 445: Marc Quinn , b. 1964 Tropopause oil on canvas
Contemporary Art Day Auction
May 15, 2008
New York, NY, USA
Description: titled on the stretcher oil on canvas
Executed in 2007.
"They're about our relationship to what's natural and what's artificial. It's also about how the flowers have given up their physical mortality to stay immortal... they died young to stay beautiful. When you look at flowers close up, they're more disturbing than you think." - Marc Quinn (Susie Steiner, "Living With a Young Master," The Guardian, June 21, 2003
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist
Dimensions: 66 5/8 by 103 1/8 in. 169.3 by 262 cm.