The Marc Quinn Exhibition Takes Art to Insane Measures
By: Joanne Lam -
Published: May 8, 2010 Updated: May 30 2011 • References: whitecube
Within the Marc Quinn exhibition, "Allanah, Buck, Catman, Chelsea, Michael, Pamela and Thomas," McQuinn's well-known interest and fascination with body transformations is thoroughly expressed. The exhibit portrays famous characters who have undergone major body alterations, making a point towards how the public's obsession with their physical shape and form.
These extreme sculptures within the Marc Quinn exhibition definitely gets this intensifying issue across.
Implications - The Marc Quinn exhibition makes a bold statement about the public's obsession with having the perfect body. Ads and commercials have depicted many images of models that can be detrimental to the consumer's self-image. Knowing that shoppers are growing weary of this imagery, brands should realize there is a shift occurring that idolizes "real beauty."