Contemporary art exhibit at Monaco Oceanographic Museum by Mark Quinn

April 30, 2018

Abstract eye series round paintings

Conceptual paintings from Eye series

Monaco Oceanographic Museum
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 43.7309, Longtitude: 7.4253;
Date photograph taken: 06-23-2012

Monaco Oceanographic Museum always hosts specialty exhibitions in addition to regular artifacts. When exploring this area check out museum’s schedule of events and treat yourself to an inspiring and entertaining visit. The most recent exhibition was by Philippe Pasqua – Borderline. In 2012 Monaco Oceanographic Museum showcased works of another outstanding conceptual modern artist – Mark Quinn.

Mark Quinn is a British contemporary artist who works in various mediums – sculpture, paintings and modern installations. Mark Quinn applies unconventional techniques to his artworks to capture essence of the subject and its relationship with the environment.  One of the most famous of his pieces is a series called ‘Self’ – which is a replica of his own head made with his own frozen blood.

Self portrait installation, made with steel, perspex and refrigeration

In total Monaco museum exhibited about 60 artworks by Mark Quinn. They were scattered throughout and created interesting associations with the regular museum items.

Rooftop installation – The Shadows of the Clouds
The engine of evolution
Upshot-Knothole Grable – replica of a nuclear explosion
Chromatic labyrinth abstract painting
Matter into Light: The Discovery of Fire
Waiting for Godot

  Date: 30.04.2018 by FPImages

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