260 x 260 mm (print size)
Edition of 150
Pigment print on 300gsm Somerset Photo paper
Hand signed and numbered on the front
Framing option is a white wooden frame with UV conservation glass. It may take up to two weeks as they are bespoke, but please contact us if you have a deadline.
Marc Quinn refers to the eyes as "the doors of perception, the portal between inner and outer, and the link between us and the world". The iris paintings are about individuality, irides are as singular as fingerprints.
"They are also one of the few external parts of the body which are highly coloured, or more correctly they are the only internal organ you can see from the outside, and the only one which has the strong vivid colours of the inside of the body, the strong reds, blues, greens, yellows and oranges. They are a leakage of the vivid interior world of the body to the monochrome world of the skin."
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The 'We Share our Chemistry with the Stars' prints derive from Quinn's original iris paintings. Intrigued by the notions of identity, Quinn enlarges the iris to explore its detail and beauty.
We Share Our Chemistry With The Stars (SQ200R) - Print Edition