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Thursday, October 2, 2008


posted by on October 2 at 13:00 PM

Solid-gold Kate Moss statue unveiled at British Museum.


And another one by the same sculptor, Marc Quinn.


Quinn sculpts people with physical disabilities. The Moss series is an extension of this work.

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Does it shoot ping-pong balls?

Posted by Mahtli69 | October 2, 2008 1:02 PM

I had to re-check the author of this post to be sure it wasn't Charles, then I realized that there wasn't any actual nudity posted.

Posted by Banna | October 2, 2008 1:03 PM

Art I could see myself getting into.

Posted by The Peanut Gallery | October 2, 2008 1:13 PM

Physical disabilities? You leave that poor girl alone!

Posted by Dylan! | October 2, 2008 1:24 PM

That pose is easy to do when you have zero ass.

Posted by laterite | October 2, 2008 1:29 PM

What The Fuck.

Posted by Levislade | October 2, 2008 1:30 PM

came here for the "I see the crack, but where's the pipe" joke. Leaving disappointed.

Posted by uncle baggy | October 2, 2008 1:42 PM

that kinda gives me a boner

Posted by max solomon | October 2, 2008 1:43 PM

Good christ. If we must have a solid gold statue, could we please have Paul Newman or something? Why Kate Moss doing a pretzel imitation? Fuck, that's lame.

Posted by Reverse Polarity | October 2, 2008 1:44 PM

fix your post: MOSS didn't sculpt herself. penultimate sentence.

Posted by max solomon | October 2, 2008 1:44 PM

See, this is what they mean when they say Europe has all the culture and we have none. We have losers like Jonathan Raban while they have genius artworks like this, made from 50 kilograms of gold. The fact that we can't appreciate how great this is just shows what rubes we are.

Posted by Fnarf | October 2, 2008 1:48 PM

at 50 Kgs does the statue weigh more than Kate Moss herself?

Posted by apres_moi | October 2, 2008 2:12 PM

Well, at least gold can be melted down and re-used.

Posted by COMTE | October 2, 2008 2:22 PM

@13, the artist even suggests that's what it's good for. After he collects his million-dollar fee, of course.

Posted by Fnarf | October 2, 2008 2:26 PM

@12, "weighing 50kg, around the same as its subject." -from the linked article.

Posted by 474N | October 2, 2008 2:57 PM

I want to say "camel toe" but no she seems pretty barbie doll down there.

Posted by formerly OR Matt | October 2, 2008 11:01 PM

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