Marc Quinn, British (1964 - )

Born in London, England, 1964.

Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, 1985.

Lives in London, England.

1988 Bronze Sculpture , Jay Jopling/Otis Gallery, London, England.
1990 Bread Sculpture, Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt, Paris, France.
1991 Out of Time, Grob Gallery, London, England.

Out of Time, Jay Jopling, London, England.
1993 Galerie Jean Bernier, Athens, Greece.
1995 Art Now. Emotional Detox: The Seven Deadly Sins, The Tate Gallery of Modern Art, London, England.

Blind Leading the Blind, Jay Jopling/White Cube, London, England.
1998 South London Gallery, London, England.

Marc Quinn - Incarnate, Gagosian Gallery, NYC, NY.
1999 Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany.
2000 Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy.

Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Still Life, White Cube, London, England.
2001 Italian Landscape, Habitat, London, England.

Marc Quinn: Garden, Art of This Century, Paris, France.

A Genomic Portrait: Sir John Sulston by Marc Quinn, National Portrait Gallery, London, England
2002 Italian Landscapes from Garden 2000, Terrace Gallery, Harewood House, Leeds, England.

Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England.
2003 The Overwhelming World of Desire (Paphiopedilum Winston Churchill Hybrid), Goodwood Sculpture Park, Chichester, West Sussex, England.

The Overwhelming World of Desire (Phragmipedium Sedenii), Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy.
2004 The Complete Marbles, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

Flesh, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland.
2005 Flesh, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

Chemical Life Support, White Cube, London, England.

Alison Lapper Pregnant, Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square, London, England.
2006 Marc Quinn: Recent Sculptures, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy.
2007 Sphinx, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

DHC/ART Fondation pour l’art contemporain, Montréal, Canada.


1991 Modern Masters, Grob Gallery, London, England.
1992 Sydney Biennial, Sydney, Australia.
1993 Young British Artists II, Saatchi Gallery, London, England.

Prospect '93, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany.

Sonsbeek '93, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Real, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria.
1994 Life is Too Much, Galerie des Archives, Paris, France.

Time Machine, The British Museum, London, England.
1995 Ripple Across the Water, Watari-um, Tokyo, Japan.

Glaube, Liebe, Hoffnung, Tod, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria.
1996 Hybrid, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-95, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY.
1997 Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England.
1998 Physical Evidence, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England.
1999 Spaced Out: Late 1990s Works from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California.

Presence, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool, England.

Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York.

Skin, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece.
2000 Out There, White Cube, London, England.

Spectacular Bodies: The Art and Science of the Human Body from Leonardo to Now, Hayward Gallery, London, England.
2001 Give & Take, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England.

London Nomad, Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt.

Summer Exhibition 2001, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England.

Metamorphosis and Cloning, Musée d'Art Contemporaine de Montreal, Montreal, Canada.
2002 Rapture: Art's Seduction by Fashion Since 1970, Barbican Gallery, London, England.

Thinking Big: Concepts for 21st Century British Sculpture, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy.
2003 UnNaturally, Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Statements 7, La 50 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.
2004 Flowers, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

Flowers Observed, Flowers Transformed, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sculpture Installation, IBM Building atrium, NYC, NY.

Art of the Garden, Tate Britain, London, England.
Hall, James, A Head of the Game, THE GUARDIAN (London), 24 September 1993.

Craddock, Sacha, Cast Into Darkness, THE TIMES (London), 1 July 1995.

Kent, Sarah, Severed States, TIME OUT (London), 19 July 1995, p. 47.

Buck, Louisa, Quinn Chills Out, THE ART NEWSPAPER, February 1998.

Whitford, Frank, Raw Flesh that Looks Pretty in Pink, THE SUNDAY TIMES (London), 8 February 1998, pp. 8-9.

Feaver, William, It Will Never Take Off, THE OBSERVER REVIEW (London), 22 February 1998.

Hall, James, Marc Quinn, South London Gallery, ARTFORUM, May 1998.

Griffin, Tim, Marc Quinn, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 18 June 1998.

Smith, Roberta, Marc Quinn, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 19 June 1998.

Reilly, Maura, Marc Quinn at Gagosian, ART IN AMERICA, November 1998.

Lüdeking, Karlheinz, Marc Quinn: Klären was es heist, ein lebendiges, materielles Wesen zu sein, KUNSTFORUM INTERNATIONAL, Number 148, December 1999, pp. 182-193.

Poli, Francesco, Marc Quinn: Fondazione Prada, Milan, TEMA CELESTE, July/September 2000, p. 82.

Preece, Robert, Shock: An Interview with Marc Quinn, SCULPTURE, October 2000, pp. 15-19.

Verzotti, Giorgio, Marc Quinn: Fondazione Prada, ARTFORUM, October 2000, p. 151.

Buck, Louisa, Away from his body, THE ART NEWSPAPER, November 2000, p. 28.

Januszczak, Waldemar, Matter of Life and Death, THE SUNDAY TIMES (London), 10 December 2000, p. 6.

Brooks, Richard, Gallery unveils portrait of the scientist as a piece of DNA, THE SUNDAY TIMES (London), 16 September 2001, p. 7.

Aidin, Rose, The Mighty Quinn, THE TIMES MAGAZINE (London), 19 January 2002, pp. 24-27.

Mullins, Charlotte, Marc Quinn at the Tate Liverpool, ART IN AMERICA, October 2002.

Sawyer, Miranda, Flower Show, THE OBSERVER MAGAZINE (London), 25 May 2003, pp. 18-24.

Levin, Kim, Lost and Found, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 21 January 2004, p. 79.

Johnson, Ken, Marc Quinn: 'The Complete Marbles', THE NEW YORK TIMES, 23 January 2004, p. E31.

Kramer, Hilton, Marc Quinn Sculpture Meets Shock Standard For Limbless Nudes, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, 26 January 2004, pp. 1, 18.

Stern, Steven, Marc Quinn, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 12 February 2004, p. 65.

Cohen, David, Gallery-Going: Marc Quinn, THE NEW YORK SUN, 26 February 2004, p. 21.

Herbert, Martin, Preview: Marc Quinn, Irish Museum of Modern Art, ARTFORUM, May 2004, p. 101.

Thomas, Mary, Orchid sprouts today on North Shore, PITTSBURGH POST- GAZETTE, 22 June 2004, p. B-3.

Shaw, Kurt, Art blossoms on North Shore, PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW, 23 June 2004, pp. E1-E2.

Dunne, Aiden, Art that you can get your teeth into, THE IRISH TIMES, 5 July 2004, pp. 3-4.

Ebony, David, Marc Quinn at Mary Boone, ART IN AMERICA, September 2004, pp. 123-124.

Nadelman, Cynthia, Middle-Aged Gods and Giant Babies, ART NEWS, December 2004, pp. 116-121.

Clancy, Luke, Marc Quinn: Flesh, MODERN PAINTERS, December 2004, p. 113.

Cohen, David, Gallery-Going: Marc Quinn, THE NEW YORK SUN, 27 January 2005, p. 18.

Harris, Jane, One man's meat: Marc Quinn plunders the butcher shop, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 9 February 2005, p. 78.

Mc Clister, Nell, Marc Quinn, ARTFORUM, April 2005, pp. 187-188.

Nadelman, Cynthia, Marc Quinn, ART NEWS, May 2005, p. 141.

Garratt, Sheryl, Body of Work, TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE (London), 13 August 2005, pp. 22-27. (illus: Alison Lapper Pregnant, Cover, C).

Castro, Jan Garden, New York: Marc Quinn, SCULPTURE, September 2005, p. 72.

Darwent, Charles, Battle of Trafalgar, ABC/THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY (London), 4 September 2005, pp, 4-6. (illus: Self, Cover, C).

Van Gelder, Lawrence, Nude and Pregnant in London's Heart, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 15 September 2005, p. E2.

Lyall, Sarah, In Trafalgar Square, Much Ado About Statuary, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 10 October 2005, pp. E1, E7.

Farouky, Jumana, Rubbing Shoulders With Lord Nelson, TIME, 31 October 2005, p. 59.

Rosenblum, Robert, Best of 2005, ARTFORUM, December 2005, p. 254-255. (illus: Alison Lapper Pregnant, Cover, C).

Ebony, David, Quinn Marble for Trafalgar Square, ART IN AMERICA, December 2005, p. 37.

Van Gelder, Lawrence, Kate Moss, Big as Life, in Bronze, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 7 February 2006, p. E2.

Herbert, Martin, Marc Quinn, Groninger Museum, ARTFORUM, May 2006, p. 162.

Turner, Jonathan, Moss Appeal, ART NEWS, October 2006, p. 42.

Gayford, Martin, ’I’m Quite Perverse’, ART NEWS, December 2006, pp. 124-127. ; (illus: Sphinx (Venus), Cover, C).


Artist's Gallery


RoGallery Logo

Phone: 800.888.1063 or 718.937.0901 - Email:

47-15 36th Street - Long Island City, NY 11101