Marc Quinn Unveils Orchid Sculpture at Chelsea Flower Show

May 21st, 2013

Marc Quinn with his Orchid Sculpture, via Evening StandardWith the opening of the Chelsea Flower Show in London, British artist Marc Quinn has unveiled his large-scale bronze orchid sculpture, commissioned by the Royal Horticultural Society.  The flower work took Quinn six months to complete, and is painted with 18 layers of color.  “Hopefully, the flowers and the sculpture blend. There is a sense of real nature and artificial nature, although having seen the transformation of this place from a muddy field it is not so clear what is real nature.”  Quinn said.

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