Planet 
Gardens by the Bay

[ The work, a 2008 ten-metre steel and bronze sculpture of Quinn’s son, was first shown at the Sotheby’s contemporary sculpture show, Beyond Limits, at Chatsworth House, England, back in 2008, before going onto be shown at Quinn’s own 2012 exhibition, The Littoral Zone, at the Musée Océanographique in Monaco.

Now, an anonymous benefactor has donated the sculpture to the Singaporean park for permanent display.

To mark its unveiling, Quinn gave an interview to ArtInfo, and offered some remarkably straightforward answers to the work’s meaning. In response to the simple question “What is it about?”, Quinn explained that the work dealt with “a paradox, an inversion of our relationship to our planet. It makes you realize that something big, like our planet, is vulnerable as well, and kind of precious.” ]


I love this.

Planet 

Gardens by the Bay

[ The work, a 2008 ten-metre steel and bronze sculpture of Quinn’s son, was first shown at the Sotheby’s contemporary sculpture show, Beyond Limits, at Chatsworth House, England, back in 2008, before going onto be shown at Quinn’s own 2012 exhibition, The Littoral Zone, at the Musée Océanographique in Monaco.

Now, an anonymous benefactor has donated the sculpture to the Singaporean park for permanent display.

To mark its unveiling, Quinn gave an interview to ArtInfo, and offered some remarkably straightforward answers to the work’s meaning. In response to the simple question “What is it about?”, Quinn explained that the work dealt with “a paradox, an inversion of our relationship to our planet. It makes you realize that something big, like our planet, is vulnerable as well, and kind of precious.” ]

I love this.

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    Ahh I still haven’t gone down to see my favourite artist’s work.
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