Statue of the week: 60

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Do you recognise her? She’s quite well known, and unlike the inspiration for most of the statues on this blog she’s alive! Any idea? Yes, it’s a statue of Kate Moss. The statue, known as Sphinx, is by Marc Quinn and is hollow bronze coated in white paint and was first exhibited in 2006. Marc Quinn has made several studies of Kate Moss including a life size 18 carat gold version,called Siren, for a British Museum exhibition in 2008.  Sphinx is located permanently here in Oslo, in the Folketeatret passage, between Storgata and Youngstorget.

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